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Richard Nixon’s Black Cabinet

Leah Wright Rigueur

in The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159010
eISBN:
9781400852437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159010.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter talks about how Richard Nixon's classist appeals for minority enterprise mirrored a theme central to black Republican thought and action. As previously seen, African American party ... More


More Shadow than Substance

Leah Wright Rigueur

in The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159010
eISBN:
9781400852437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159010.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter studies how, as the 1970s progressed, black Republicans were able to claim clear victories in their march toward equality: the expansion of the National Black Republican Council (NBRC); ... More


Overture to Revolution: The 1787 Assembly of Notables and the Crisis of France's Old Regime

John Hardman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585779
eISBN:
9780191595325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585779.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Assembly of Notables which met between 22 February and 25 May 1787 was a major turning point in French, even world history: it was the first link in an unbroken chain which led to the French ... More


Reconstruction

Alexander Tsesis

in For Liberty and Equality: The Life and Times of the Declaration of Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195379693
eISBN:
9780199949847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379693.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

Hope bloomed at the end of the Civil War that victory would prove the Declaration of Independence's statements about equality, liberty, and happiness to be far more than empty generalities. As at no ... More


Racial Tensions

Alexander Tsesis

in For Liberty and Equality: The Life and Times of the Declaration of Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195379693
eISBN:
9780199949847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379693.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

It was easy enough to laud the Declaration's signers. Of greater moment was the need to live up to its dictates. Speaking at a Civil War veterans' reunion in 1875, Sen. Oliver Morton of Indiana ... More


The Declaration in a New Deal State

Alexander Tsesis

in For Liberty and Equality: The Life and Times of the Declaration of Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195379693
eISBN:
9780199949847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379693.003.0015
Subject:
History, Political History

The Great Depression of the 1930s shattered the era of general prosperity that the United States had enjoyed after the First World War. Labor groups discovered that at a time of great economic ... More


Independence Principles in the Civil Rights Era

Alexander Tsesis

in For Liberty and Equality: The Life and Times of the Declaration of Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195379693
eISBN:
9780199949847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379693.003.0016
Subject:
History, Political History

Revolutionary notions of universal rights informed and inspired social activism after World War II. During the Civil Rights Era, as never before, all three branches of government advanced the ... More


Subordination

Alexander Tsesis

in For Liberty and Equality: The Life and Times of the Declaration of Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195379693
eISBN:
9780199949847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379693.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Popular involvement in government and policy making grew significantly during Andrew Jackson's presidency, but not all segments of society benefited equally. The Declaration of Independence continued ... More


Conclusion and Epilogue 1787–89: Continuity and Rupture

John Hardman

in Overture to Revolution: The 1787 Assembly of Notables and the Crisis of France's Old Regime

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585779
eISBN:
9780191595325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585779.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Conclusion examines the links between the Assembly of Notables and the Revolution of 1789. There are obvious continuities between Calonne's programme and the legislation of the National Assembly: ... More


Revolution and the Republic: A History of Political Thought in France since the Eighteenth Century

Jeremy Jennings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198203131
eISBN:
9780191728587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203131.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book provides a new and wide-ranging interpretation of political thought in France from the eighteenth century to the present day. At its heart are the dramatic and violent events associated ... More


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