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Joining the Government: ‘Because I Dared to Be Black’

Desmond King

in Separate and Unequal: Black Americans and the US Federal Government

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292494
eISBN:
9780191599682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829249X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

King analyses the difficulties facing Black Americans attempting to join the civil service and the inadequacy of the US Civil Service Commission's monitoring of both recruitment and promotion. He ... More


‘As a matter of justice’1: the equal pay campaigns from 1924 to 1939

Helen Glew

in Gender, Rhetoric and Regulation: Women's work in the Civil Service and the London County Council, 1900-55

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719090271
eISBN:
9781526104458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090271.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Throughout the interwar years, equal pay for women public servants was continually marked as an issue for the government, rather than one for the Civil Service (and thereby other sections of the ... More


Chester A. Arthur

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/9780300121261.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the Pendleton Act to reform the civil service, which was adopted during Chester A. Arthur's administration. It established a bipartisan Civil Service Commission of three ... More


African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Dennis C. Dickerson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During most of the twentieth century, Archibald J. Carey Sr. (1868–1931) and Archibald J. Carey Jr. (1908–1981), father and son, exemplified a blend of ministry and politics that many African ... More


The Fate of Coming Years

Joshua David Hawley

in Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120103
eISBN:
9780300145144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120103.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

The spring of 1896 was a period of discontent for Theodore Roosevelt and for the whole nation. Roosevelt was unhappy with the way his political career was going. He spent six years at the Civil ... More


Apostle of Expansion

Joshua David Hawley

in Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120103
eISBN:
9780300145144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120103.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

In 1884, the Mugwumps abandoned the Republican Party, which contributed to its loss in the election, but Theodore Roosevelt stayed despite his misgivings, and despite being denounced by his former ... More


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