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Racism in the Nation's Service: Government Workers and the Color Line in Woodrow Wilson's America

Eric S. Yellin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607207
eISBN:
9781469608020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607214_Yellin
Subject:
History, African-American History

Between the 1880s and 1910s, thousands of African Americans passed civil service exams and became employed in the executive offices of the federal government. However, by 1920, promotions to ... More


Warren G. Harding

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses one of the worst presidents in American history—Warren Harding. In fact, even Harding himself acknowledged his own shortcomings, stating to Columbia University's president that ... More


Kentucky’s “most distinguished woman citizen” 1919–1920

Melba Porter Hay

in Madeline McDowell Breckinridge and the Battle for a New South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125329
eISBN:
9780813135236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125329.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Madeline Breckinridge became president again of KERA when it met in March 1919. She felt reinvigorated and eager to move forward for the cause of woman suffrage after being pronounced cured of ... More


Birth of a Market: The U.S. Treasury Securities Market from the Great War to the Great Depression

Kenneth D. Garbade

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016377
eISBN:
9780262298674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016377.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The market for U.S. Treasury securities is a marvel of modern finance. In 2009 the Treasury auctioned $8.2 trillion of new securities, ranging from four-day bills to thirty-year bonds, in 283 ... More


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