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Later Years

Gordon B. McKinney

in Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the final years of his life, Henry W. Blair remained active and interested in public affairs. He worked closely with African American leaders and remained a leading advocate for Prohibition. ... More


Early Years

Gordon B. McKinney

in Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the youth and early manhood of Henry W. Blair. Among the key episodes were the death of both his parents, the religious ideas of William Miller, and Blair's struggle for formal ... More


Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Gordon B. McKinney

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry W. Blair served successful terms in the New Hampshire House of Representatives and Senate. He was then elected to Congress where he served two terms. In all of these races, he proved to be an ... More


New Hampshire Politics

Gordon B. McKinney

in Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Blair's personal style of campaigning helped him win reelection to the United State Senate in 1885. Six years later, he was defeated in his attempt to win a third term by party leader William E. ... More


Debate and Defeat of the Education Bill

Gordon B. McKinney

in Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1886 and 1888 Blair succeeded in persuading the Senate to support the Education Bill, but it was defeated in the House of Representatives. Increasingly, Blair became convinced that the Catholic ... More


Foreign Policy

Gordon B. McKinney

in Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Blair sought to assist an American businessman exploit guano deposits in Peru and accepted company stock from the man despite a clear conflict of interest. Blair accepted an appointment as United ... More


A Sense of Place

Gordon B. McKinney

in Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry W. Blair based part of his program for reform upon his appreciation for the land and people of the White Mountain region of New Hampshire. He came to recognize that the southern Appalachian ... More


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