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Wildcats, reputations, and the formation of the federal reserve

Simone Polillo

in Conservatives Versus Wildcats: A Sociology of Financial Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785099
eISBN:
9780804785556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785099.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The chapter focuses on political challenges to the decentralized structure of the U.S. polity, and on the response of conservative bankers. Wildcat bankers increasingly contested and disrupted the ... More


For Brotherhood and Duty: The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862

Brian R. McEnany

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160627
eISBN:
9780813165479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160627.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Many histories have been written about West Point and some of its famous graduates, but very few address an entire class. For Brotherhood and Duty is a narrative history of the Class of 1862 from the ... More


The Beginnings of Strife

Brian R. McEnany

in For Brotherhood and Duty: The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160627
eISBN:
9780813165479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160627.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter covers the young men’s first two years as cadets at the Military Academy. It describes their lives as cadets, the academic program, the system of discipline and punishments, and summer ... More


President James Buchanan: Executive Leadership and the Crisis of the Democracy

MICHAEL A. MORRISON

in James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044262
eISBN:
9780813046242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044262.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter assesses James Buchanan’s executive leadership and the state of the Democratic Party during his presidency. It focuses on the 1856 election, the battle over the Lecompton Constitution, ... More


A Conversation with William W. Freehling and Michael F. Holt, September 19, 2008

JOHN W. QUIST

in James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044262
eISBN:
9780813046242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044262.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

At the 2008 Buchanan symposium in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Michael F. Holt and William W. Freehling discussed sectionalism, the coming of the Civil War, historical contingency, shifts in the ... More


British Leyland’s closure of the Triumph TR7 plant in Speke: ‘the shape of things to come’?

Brian Marren

in We shall not be moved: "How Liverpool's working class fought redundancies, closures and cuts in the age of Thatcher"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095764
eISBN:
9781526109668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095764.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 3 highlights the first of six case studies, each of which is covered individually in the following six chapters. These pages explore how an organised and determined local working-class came ... More


Alienation

Bridget Ford

in Bonds of Union: "Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626222
eISBN:
9781469628028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626222.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

By 1860, this chapter argues, white Ohioans and Kentuckians had articulated starkly different purposes for their religious organizations and laws. With Cincinnatians sometimes at the forefront and at ... More


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