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The Crime of 1873

Samuel DeCanio

in Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the impact of silver policy on American politics by focusing on the demonetization of the silver dollar in the Coinage Act of 1873 and the claims made by the free silver ... More


Rural Radicals: Righteous Rage in the American Grain

Catherine McNicol Stock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501714030
eISBN:
9781501714047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714030.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book originally appeared in the wake of the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. Written for a general audience, it asks where these “angry, white, rural ... More


Czech-Slovak Relations in Czechoslovakia, 1918–1939

Jan Rychlík

in Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

On October 28, 1918, the Czechoslovak state was proclaimed in Prague by the representatives of the main Czech political parties who formed the National Committee. In the proclamation addressed to the ... More


A Compressive Age: White Supremacy and the Growth of the Modern State

Gregory P. Downs

in Declarations of Dependence: The Long Reconstruction of Popular Politics in the South, 1861-1908

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834442
eISBN:
9781469603407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877760_downs.10
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Tom Settle's defeat, after which, young Democrats toppled Republicans and Populists in an infamous white supremacy campaign. As they captured the state legislature in 1898, ... More


“The Race Cry Doesn’t Scare Us”. . . Or Does It?: Populism and Race in Grant Parish, Louisiana

Joel Sipress

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/9781617032257.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the local dynamics behind the rise and fall of the Populist Party and tensions over issues of race and political organization. It analyzes the efforts of Populists in Grant ... More


“We have put our hands on the plow and we will not look back”: The People’s Party and the Election of 1892

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/9781604730012.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the divisions within the Alliance and the 1892 elections. The St. Louis convention divided the North Carolina Alliance into three factions. One group of Alliancemen favored the ... More


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


“Ever true to the people’s cause, true to country, true to home”: The Cooperationist Legislature of 1895

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/9781604730012.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the North Carolina legislature and legislators of 1895. Populists and Republicans were determined to pass a wide range of legislation that would end the dominance of Democrats ... More


The Battle Won but the War Lost: Free Silver, Cooperation Blues, and the Unraveling of the People’s Party in 1896

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/9781604730012.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the silver movement, which was made up of Populists, Republicans, Democrats, and independents. The Populists had long supported the free coinage of silver at the ratio of 16 to ... 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


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


Equality Deferred, 1870–1900

Donald G. Nieman

in Promises to Keep: African Americans and the Constitutional Order, 1776 to the Present

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190071639
eISBN:
9780190071677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071639.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter argues that the revolutionary changes brought to the South by Reconstruction and black empowerment generated a sustained and violent reaction from southern whites that, by 1900, was ... More


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