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The Blaine Amendment

Steven K. Green

in The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827909
eISBN:
9780199932849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827909.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the events surrounding the Blaine Amendment of 1876, when Congress came close to altering the religion clauses of the First Amendment. The Blaine Amendment was ostensibly ... More


The End of an Era

Fiona Deans Halloran

in Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835876
eISBN:
9781469600239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837351_halloran.14
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Between 1877 and 1884, Thomas Nast's fame and talent began to decline. Nast's final years with Harper's saw two presidential contests, a series of lesser crusades, and episodic conflict over Nast's ... 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


Congressman

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/9780813140872.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry W. Blair was elected to two terms in the United States House of Representatives in the 1870s. He became closely identified with legislation establishing the principle of federal aid to ... More


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