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Rehearsal in Missouri for the Liberal republican Movement,1865–1870

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/9780823227099.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses events in Missouri politics between 1865 and 1870 that can be seen as a dress rehearsal for the national liberal republican movement and provide ... More


Power Distributors: Party Factions in Congress

Daniel DiSalvo

in Engines of Change: Party Factions in American Politics, 1868-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891702
eISBN:
9780199949410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891702.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers the role of intra-party factions in the American Congress. Factions are integral players in Congress that shape members’ preferences, develop policy agendas, and push those ... More


Breaking Up the Party: Factions and Splinter Parties

Daniel DiSalvo

in Engines of Change: Party Factions in American Politics, 1868-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891702
eISBN:
9780199949410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891702.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Creating a splinter party for an election cycle or two is a risky move factions occasionally make in hopes of changing their party’s preferences and shifting its reputation to the left or the right. ... More


Voice of Equality

Nikki M. Taylor

in America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813140773
eISBN:
9780813141428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140773.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Five, “Voice of Equality,” examines Clark’s political career between 1865 and 1873. Although initially very loyal to the Republican Party, Clark grew increasingly disillusioned because he ... More


Southern Cross, North Star: The Politics of Irreconciliation

Christopher Phillips

in The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780195187236
eISBN:
9780199378180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187236.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The middle border’s postwar political struggles and development of exclusivist war memories and meanings ended the region’s former white consensus. The willingness of white residents to resort to ... More


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