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The Democratic Fit: Party Reform and the Eugenics Tool

Nicole Mellow

in The Progressives' Century: Political Reform, Constitutional Government, and the Modern American State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204841
eISBN:
9780300225099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204841.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how Progressives began supporting eugenic initiatives in order to cultivate a citizenry with the necessary attributes—at minimum, independence, rationality, moral behavior, and ... 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


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