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The People’s Party Triumphant: The Politics of Cooperation in 1894

James M. Beeby

in Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes the election success of the Populists in cooperation with the Republicans, on November 6, 1894. The party resisted the threats to disintegration and instead re-organized itself ... More


“Equal Rights to All and Special Privileges to None”: Grassroots Populism in North Carolina

James M. Beeby

in Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter argues that the Populist movement was a political manifestation of a rebellion of the lower classes against the Democrats. Time and again, the rank-and-file members expressed the notion ... More


The Chickens Come Home to Roost: The White Supremacy Campaign in North Carolina

James M. Beeby

in Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the white supremacy campaign mounted by the Democrats to recapture the state legislature and county positions in 1898. Using the themes of home protection and black rule, ... More


Bossism, Factionalism, and Turmoil: The Disintegration of Populist and Republican Rule in 1897

James M. Beeby

in Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the growing conflicts within the Populist Party. By 1897 there seemed no hope of reconciliation between the Butler faction and the Skinner faction. The party also had failed to ... More


“Why Don’t He Give His Attention to Saving Sinners?”: Prohibition and Politics

Joe L. Coker

in Liquor in the Land of the Lost Cause: Southern White Evangelicals and the Prohibition Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124711
eISBN:
9780813134727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124711.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

With southern evangelicals increasingly taking on the role of political activists during the prohibition movement in the 1890s, there were concerns, both inside and outside the church, that their ... More


Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

James A. Beeby

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

During the 1890s, North Carolina witnessed a political revolution as the newly formed Populist Party joined with the Republicans to throw out do-nothing, conservative Democrats. Focusing on political ... More


The Death of Liberty and the People’s Party in North Carolina, 1899–1901

James M. Beeby

in Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the demise of the People’s Party between 1899 and 1901. Democrats in the state legislature sought to permanently defeat the Populist Party and end the opportunity for the ... More


The Day of Small Things

Roger Glenn Robins

in A. J. Tomlinson: Plainfolk Modernist

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165913
eISBN:
9780199835454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165918.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

A.J. Tomlinson was appointed to the Home Mission and Temperance Committee of Chester Preparative’s mother congregation, the Westfield Monthly Meeting in summer 1891. This provided him with a deeper ... More


Reconceptualizing Black Populism in the New South

Omar H. Ali

in Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores the issue of race and African Americans and the Populist insurgency from another direction. Instead of seeing black Populism as an appendage to the Populist Party, it places ... More


Introduction

James M. Beeby

in Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to examine the Populist Party in the Old North State, filling an important gap in the history of southern Populism and late ... More


New Occasions Teach New Duties: Mary Elizabeth Lease's Maternalist Agenda

Laura L. Lovett

in Conceiving the Future: Pronatalism, Reproduction, and the Family in the United States, 1890-1938

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831076
eISBN:
9781469604725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868102_lovett.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on Mary Elizabeth Lease, the most famous orator of the Populist Party and one of the most controversial figures in Populist historiography, and her maternalist agenda that ... More


Epilogue

James M. Beeby

in Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes the fate the Populist Party in North Carolina. At the turn of the twentieth century the forces of racism, conservatism, and Democrats held sway in North Carolina, and the state ... More


The Politics of Producerism

Catherine McNicol Stock

in Rural Radicals: Righteous Rage in the American Grain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501714030
eISBN:
9781501714047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714030.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Since colonial times, farmers and other rural men and women have organized to protect their livelihoods and communities from the powerful interests of centralized governments, big banks, and large ... More


The Problems with Populism

Benjamin Moffitt

in The Global Rise of Populism: Performance, Political Style, and Representation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796132
eISBN:
9780804799331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796132.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter traces the historical development of the term ‘populism’, tracing its etymological roots from the US Populist Party of the late nineteenth century through populism’s conceptual ... More


The Culture of Vigilantism

Catherine McNicol Stock

in Rural Radicals: Righteous Rage in the American Grain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501714030
eISBN:
9781501714047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714030.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

However progressive their notions of reform, rural Americans’ anger has long found expression through violence as well as conventional politics. Class, race, religious, and ethnic resentments played ... More


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