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Recognizing Tribal Sovereignty

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

After spending the 1970s developing the institutional capacity to effectively govern their resources, energy tribes now demanded that federal law recognize their authority to make development ... More


The Compromise of 1877 and Railroad Regulation

Samuel DeCanio

in Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the Compromise of 1877 between Republicans and Southern Democrats involving railroad subsidies that would extend Thomas Scott's Texas and Pacific Railroad into their districts ... More


Charles Francis Adams Jr. and Bureaucracy

Samuel DeCanio

in Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines why a commission such as the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) was created to regulate the railroads by focusing on the views of railroad expert Charles Francis Adams Jr. It ... More


Ronald Reagan

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/9780300121261.003.0047
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes the administration of Ronald Reagan as a major turning point in the balance of power between the president and Congress over the administration of the law. Reagan ushered in an ... More


George H. W. Bush

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/9780300121261.003.0048
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes George Herbert Walker Bush as a vigorous, hands-on leader who staunchly defended the unitariness of the executive branch. His attention to detail was appreciated by the public ... More


The Carter Administration: The End of Accommodation

David F. Musto and Pamela Korsmeyer

in The Quest for Drug Control: Politics and Federal Policy in a Period of Increasing Substance Abuse, 1963-1981

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090369
eISBN:
9780300137842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090369.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter looks at the Carter administration, which is noted to have ended with an irresolute drug policy. Jimmy Carter is shown to have had an open mind about marijuana; this soon changed as the ... More


Thatcher, Reagan and the Market

James E. Cronin

in Global Rules: America, Britain and a Disordered World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300151480
eISBN:
9780300210217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151480.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan transformed politics in Great Britain and the United States, respectively. Thatcher took office as prime minister in May 1979, while ... More


Market Rules and the International Economy

James E. Cronin

in Global Rules: America, Britain and a Disordered World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300151480
eISBN:
9780300210217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151480.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how Great Britain and the United States under Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan, respectively, transformed market rules and the world economy. It first looks at the problems ... More


Cold War Ironies: Reagan and Thatcher at Large

James E. Cronin

in Global Rules: America, Britain and a Disordered World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300151480
eISBN:
9780300210217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151480.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how Great Britain and the United States under Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan, respectively, confronted the challenge of the Soviet Union as part of their foreign policy. ... More


Epilogue

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/9780300120103.003.0013
Subject:
History, Political History

In so many ways, Theodore Roosevelt was an American icon with an American mind. He captured the imagination of his countrymen with his stirring sermons for righteous living, and his calls for a ... More


The Downfall

Avi Shilon

in Menachem Begin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162356
eISBN:
9780300189032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162356.003.0019
Subject:
History, Political History

The death of his wife Aliza Arnold in Israel while he was away on an official visit to Washington exacerbated Menachem Begin's mounting depression. Begin disagreed with U.S. President Ronald Reagan ... More


Reaganism: The Spirit of the Times {1986}

Irving Howe

in A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300203660
eISBN:
9780300210583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203660.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents Irving Howe's 1986 essay “Reaganism: The Spirit of the Times,” in which he examines how Ronald Reagan sought to undo the New Deal introduced by Franklin D. Roosevelt. In ... More


The Preratification Origins of the Unitary Executive Debate and the Decision of 1789

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/9780300121261.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter aims to briefly summarize the historical events between American independence in 1776 and the Constitutional Convention in 1787 that gave rise to Article II in order to understand the ... More


The Presidential Self-Pardon Controversy

Brian C. Kalt

in Constitutional Cliffhangers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123517
eISBN:
9780300178012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123517.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines dueling legal arguments that the courts would confront in a self-pardon case, and some practical considerations that would arise. It does not conclude with any suggestions for ... More


Space Station: Campaigning for a Permanent Human Presence in Space

Valerie Neal

in Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond: Redefining Humanity's Purpose in Space

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300206517
eISBN:
9780300227987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206517.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 5, “Space Station: Campaigning for a Permanent Human Presence in Space,” transitions from the space shuttle as the focus of U.S. human spaceflight to NASA’s push for a permanent space station ... More


“The Hamlet of Nations”: The Rhetoric and Reality of the Reagan Administration’s Counterterrorism Policy, 1980–1985

Christopher J. Fuller

in See It/Shoot It: The Secret History of the CIA's Lethal Drone Program

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218541
eISBN:
9780300227673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218541.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter reveals that the concept of waging war against terrorists did not arise from the ruins of the World Trade Center, but can in fact be traced back to a small group of counterterrorism ... More


“Let’s Find a Way to Go after Them”: The Fadlallah Affair and the Achille Lauro Hijacking, 1985

Christopher J. Fuller

in See It/Shoot It: The Secret History of the CIA's Lethal Drone Program

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218541
eISBN:
9780300227673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218541.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter challenges the perception that the CIA has become militarized as a result of the War on Terror. It explains that the agency's role as the United States' vanguard in its violent ... More


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