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The Politics of Liberal Reform

Leslie Butler

in Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830840
eISBN:
9781469606125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877579_butler.9
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses political reform through an examination of transatlantic liberal ideas about public opinion, political participation, and the party system. Liberal men of letters demonstrated ... More


The Second Party System and Its Legacy: The Careers of John Bell, John C. Breckinridge, Howell Cobb, Stephen A. Douglas, John Tyler, and Martin Van Buren

Shearer Davis Bowman

in At the Precipice: Americans North and South during the Secession Crisis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833926
eISBN:
9781469606248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895672_bowman.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the second American party system, the era of which extended from the mid-1820s into the mid-1850s. The chapter argues that the era warrants extended discussion in any analysis ... More


The Origins of the Party System

Jeff Broadwater

in James Madison: A Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835302
eISBN:
9781469601878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869918_broadwater.7
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the origins of the party system. It focuses on James Madison's creation of his own Republican Party, after a new Federalist clique soon gained control of the national ... More


Chief Justice Election

Anna R. Hayes

in Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832141
eISBN:
9781469605807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887813_hayes.22
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how a North Carolina Supreme Court chief justice, for seventy-two years, was always appointed whenever a chief justice died or retired; in such cases, the next most senior ... More


James Madison: A Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation

Jeff Broadwater

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835302
eISBN:
9781469601878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869918_broadwater
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

James Madison is remembered primarily as a systematic political theorist, but this bookish and unassuming man was also a practical politician who strove for balance in an age of revolution. This ... More


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