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The Individual

Michael Foley

in American Credo: The Place of Ideas in US Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199232673
eISBN:
9780191716362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232673.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the linkage between American liberty and individualism. This linkage has a long and complex set of origins. It includes the autonomous and voluntarist impulses of an immigrant ... More


Interest Groups and Crime Politics at the State Level

Lisa L. Miller

in The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331684
eISBN:
9780199867967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331684.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The primary focus of this chapter is the relationship between group interests and the legislative policy process in Pennsylvania. In striking similarity to the situation in Congress, criminal justice ... More


“The Injustice of Internment”: Expanding Coalitions in the Internment Era

Sarah M. Griffith

in The Fight for Asian American Civil Rights: Liberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041686
eISBN:
9780252050350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041686.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Following Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, liberal Protestants leveraged their influence among officials in the War Relocation Authority to launch their most powerful attack to date on anti-Japanese ... More


Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Phillip Papas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In November 1774, a pamphlet to the “People of America” was published in Philadelphia and London. It forcefully articulated American rights and liberties and argued that the Americans needed to ... More


Street Fight and Media Fight: The Battle for Jersey City

Donald W. Rogers

in Workers against the City: The Fight for Free Speech in Hague v. CIO

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043468
eISBN:
9780252052347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043468.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter traces the political and media battle that unfolded 1937-38 over Jersey City’s denial of public speaking permits to the Committee for Industrial Organization, the American Civil ... More


“To Be Let Alone in the Bedroom”: Expanding Sexual Rights through Privacy, 1940s–1960s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) expanded sexual rights through privacy from the 1940s to the 1960s. It considers the ACLU's efforts in defending the First ... More


Into Federal District Court: Municipal Power and Civil Liberties in a New Forum

Donald W. Rogers

in Workers against the City: The Fight for Free Speech in Hague v. CIO

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043468
eISBN:
9780252052347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043468.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter recounts the federal district court injunction proceeding instituted by the Committee for Industrial Organization (CIO) and American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to stop Jersey City from ... More


Mexican American Racial Identity, Whiteness, and Civil Rights

Carlos Kevin Blanton

in George I. Sánchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300190328
eISBN:
9780300210422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190328.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the 1950s George I. Sánchez entered the most intense period of his civil rights activism. His civil rights organization, the ACSSP, was funded by the ACLU and took on a number of cases throughout ... More


“To Produce Offspring without Interference by the State”: Making Reproductive Freedom, 1960s–1970s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the period from the 1960s to the 1970s, which saw the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) defend birth control and abortion which helped to transform its understanding of ... More


Workers against the City: The Fight for Free Speech in Hague v. CIO

Donald W. Rogers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043468
eISBN:
9780252052347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043468.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book contributes to legal and labor history by reinterpreting the U.S. Supreme Court’s Hague v. CIO (1939) decision, which upheld a federal district court injunction prohibiting Jersey City boss ... More


“Are You Free to Read, See, and Hear?”: Creating Consumer Rights out of the First Amendment, 1940s–1960s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on how the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) reinterpreted the First Amendment to develop a notion of media-related consumer rights from the 1940s to the 1960s. In reframing ... More


Heroes and Mentors: Roger Baldwin and William J. “Wild Bill” Donovan

William vanden Heuvel

in Hope and History: A Memoir of Tumultuous Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738173
eISBN:
9781501738180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738173.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes Ambassador vanden Heuvel's relationship with the two most important mentors of his early life: Roger Baldwin and General William J. "Wild Bill" Donovan. His friendship with ... More


“Where Else but Greenwich Village?”: Taking Sexual Liberties, 1910s–1920s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks into the intimate lives of the men and women who founded the early American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), including Crystal Eastman, and Roger Baldwin and his wife Madeleine ... More


How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Leigh Ann Wheeler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Sexual revolutions have transformed American culture, society, and politics—not to mention individual lives—throughout the twentieth century. Sex radicals challenged Victorian restraint and ... More


Introduction

in The Rape of Mesopotamia: Behind the Looting of the Iraq Museum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226729459
eISBN:
9780226729435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226729435.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the looting of the Iraq National Museum during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. It suggests that the looting of the museum in April 2003 was ... More


“What’s Happening to Sexual Privacy?”: Easing Access to Sexual Expression, 1960s–1970s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the period from the 1960s to the 1970s, which saw the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) fight for sexual civil liberties on the foundation of a right to privacy. It ... More


“Solutions Must Be Found within Civil Libertarian Guidelines”: Protecting against Rape and Sexual Harassment, 1970s–1990s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the period from the 1970s to the 1990s, which saw the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) fight for women against rape and sexual harassment. It considers the arduous ... More


The American Liberty Party (1896)

Scott D. Seligman

in The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139897
eISBN:
9789888180745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.003.0024
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Wong entertained the notion that he could find political will to lift restrictions on citizenship for Chinese Americans. However, as both the Republican and Democratic Parties called for the ... More


Introduction

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores how the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) helped reshaped modern sexuality and liberalism by influencing law and public discourse. It explains how issues of sexuality became ... More


“Queer Business for the Civil Liberties Union”: Defending Unconventional Speech about Sex, 1920s–1930s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the path followed by the leaders of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) towards defending sexual expression from the 1920s to the 1930s. More specifically, it considers ... More


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