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The Experience of a Third Party in the Nineteenth Century

Andrew L. Slap

in The Doom of Reconstruction: The Liberal Republicans in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227099
eISBN:
9780823234998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227099.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the defeat of the Liberal Republicans in 1872, looking at opportunities and difficulties of third parties. The disadvantages of a third party took their ... More


The Doom of Reconstruction: The Liberal Republicans in the Civil War Era

Andrew L. Slap

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227099
eISBN:
9780823234998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227099.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In the Election of 1872 the conflict between President U. S. Grant and Horace Greeley has been typically understood as a battle for the soul of the ruling Republican Party. This book ... More


The Ku-Klux in the National Press

Elaine Frantz Parsons

in Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan during Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625423
eISBN:
9781469625447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625423.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Northern newspapers used the Klan to talk about the nature of citizenship, the expansion of the state, and their anxieties that the individual was subject to manipulation by an increasingly robust ... More


Judging “an ‘Ethiopian by His Skin’”: Politics, Violence, and the Power of Racialized Place, 1862–1872

David Samuel Torres-Rouff

in Before L.A.: Race, Space, and Municipal Power in Los Angeles, 1781-1894

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300141238
eISBN:
9780300156621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141238.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

At the end of 1861, rain storms caused flooding in Los Angeles that wrought havoc over private and public property leaving behind plenty of financial and emotional distress. During the following ... More


Ku-Klux Skepticism and Denial in Reconstruction-Era Public Discourse

Elaine Frantz Parsons

in Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan during Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625423
eISBN:
9781469625447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625423.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Klan denial remained remarkably persistent throughout and after the Klan period. As reams of testimony and massive stores of physical evidence of Klan violence poured into Washington, D.C., not only ... More


Pax Grantis: The Great Protestant Republic

Grant R. Brodrecht

in Our Country: Northern Evangelicals and the Union during the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279906
eISBN:
9780823281497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279906.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The sixth chapter shows northern evangelicals preoccupied during Grant’s presidency with managing various cultural, social, and political forces centrifugally threatening the Union. Their larger ... More


Vote, That the Work Might Be Finished: Black Electoral Politics and the Presidential Election of 1872

Millington W. Bergeson-Lockwood

in Race Over Party: Black Politics and Partisanship in Late Nineteenth-Century Boston

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640419
eISBN:
9781469640433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640419.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines black participation in state level elections from the late 1860s and concludes with the controversies surrounding the 1872 presidential election. During these elections, African ... More


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