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At War With The Texas Regulars, 1944–1946

Judith N. McArthur and Harold L. Smith

in Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist's Life in Politics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304862
eISBN:
9780199871537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304862.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During 1944, an anti-New Deal group of wealthy men known as the Texas Regulars attempted to seize control of the Texas Democratic Party in order to deny President Roosevelt Texas's electoral college ... More


The United States

Victor Rothwell

in War Aims in the Second World War: The War Aims of the Key Belligerents 1939-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615025
eISBN:
9780748651283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615025.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

President Franklin D. Roosevelt was a leader of immense importance, but he was not the be-all and end-all of US Second World War aims. Perhaps the most important single American war aim directed ... More


Industrial Democracy versus Free Enterprise

Wendy L. Wall

in Inventing the "American Way": The Politics of Consensus from the New Deal to the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329100
eISBN:
9780199870226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329100.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the late 1930s, New Dealers, industrial unionists, and business groups led by the National Association of Manufacturers seized on the language of Americanism and launched public efforts to define ... More


President in the Maelstrom: FDR as Public Opinion Theorist

Susan Herbst

in A Troubled Birth: The 1930s and American Public Opinion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226812915
eISBN:
9780226813073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226813073.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews various speeches and rhetorical approaches by President Roosevelt in the 1930s, with a focus on his conceptions of the public. While FDR was no doubt one of the more charismatic ... More


The Colonial Dimension

C. T. Sandars

in America’s Overseas Garrisons: The Leasehold Empire

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296874
eISBN:
9780191685293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296874.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the colonial dimension of the U.S.'s participation in World War II. Though the U.S. adopted an anti-colonial stance during the war, the death of President D. Roosevelt removed ... More


Ambivalent Inclusion

Lauren Rebecca Sklaroff

in Black Culture and the New Deal: The Quest for Civil Rights in the Roosevelt Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833124
eISBN:
9781469604619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899243_sklaroff.5
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. President Roosevelt received the royals at a state dinner; before approximately three hundred guests, he joined the king in a ... More


The New Deal and Race Relations

Harvard Sitkoff

in Toward Freedom Land: The Long Struggle for Racial Equality in America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125831
eISBN:
9780813135526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125831.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the New Deal and the relationship of Afro-Americans and the administration of President Franklin Roosevelt. The New Deal gave the blacks hope for a better life and better ... More


A President Involved

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0041
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

In response to a public perception of brutality and dishonest play in American football, President Theodore Roosevelt is persuaded to intervene, and he invites coaches and graduate leaders from the ... More


Oil and War

Geoffrey F. Gresh

in Gulf Security and the U.S. Military: Regime Survival and the Politics of Basing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804794206
eISBN:
9780804795067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794206.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter sets the stage for how the United States came to establish its first military base in the region, while placing the Gulf in its larger strategic and global context. As the United States ... More


From “a Friend of the University”

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the many gifts and donations that Alexander gave to the museum. It shows that in 1913, Alexander had begun planning an endowment for the museum, due to the continuous growth of ... More


Courting Uncle Joe: Courting Uncle Joe the Theatrics of Soviet-American Matrimony

M. Todd Bennett

in One World, Big Screen: Hollywood, the Allies, and World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835746
eISBN:
9781469601465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837467_bennett.10
Subject:
History, World Modern History

When Joseph E. Davies showed the film Mission to Moscow to Stalin in the Kremlin in May 1943, he and President Roosevelt hoped that the film would demonstrate American goodwill and help convince ... More


The Face of Selective Internment and the Impact of Other Wartime Restrictions

Mary Elizabeth and Basile Chopas

in Searching for Subversives: The Story of Italian Internment in Wartime America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469634340
eISBN:
9781469634364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634340.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 provides a social profile of the 343 Italian civilian internees. Persons who held leadership roles in their communities or possessed special knowledge that could be used against the United ... More


US Dominance or An Anglo-American Partnership? British Perspectives on the Making of the Special Relationship in 1945

Simon Tate

in A special relationship?: British foreign policy in the era of American hegemony

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083716
eISBN:
9781781706237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083716.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the book's first empirical case study, analysing the Churchill government's perception of Britain's geopolitical role in 1945. Drawing upon themes from the earlier chapters, it argues that ... More


In the Wake of Pearl Harbor

Ronald W. Schatz

in The Labor Board Crew: Remaking Worker-Employer Relations from Pearl Harbor to the Reagan Era

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043628
eISBN:
9780252052507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043628.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In January 1942, President Roosevelt set up the National War Labor Board to reduce strikes, control wage inflation, develop national policies for union-management relations, and resolve disputes ... More


The Battle for RDX Production

Colin F. Baxter

in The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175287
eISBN:
9780813175294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175287.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

The Bachmann “combination” process was a breakthrough toward large-scale production of RDX. The spectacular achievement of Tennessee Eastman Company in developing a continuous method of RDX ... More


Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Roger R. Tamte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Existing football literature lacks an adequate history of the creation of American football, primarily because it fails to sufficiently examine individual human contributions, especially the ... More


How Workers and the Government Have Dealt with Economic Crisis and Industrial Decline: 1929 and 2007

Edward Montgomery

in Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038174
eISBN:
9780252095979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038174.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter begins with a brief review of the evidence on the causes of the Great Depression and its impact on workers and their families. It examines some of the similarities and differences in the ... More


The ILO: An introduction to internationalism

Angela Penrose

in No Ordinary Woman: The Life of Edith Penrose

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198753940
eISBN:
9780191815720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753940.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

E. F. Penrose became chief of the Economic Section at the International Labour Office in Geneva under the American, John Gilbert Winant, formerly chairman of President Roosevelt’s Social Security ... More


The Labor Board Crew: Remaking Worker-Employer Relations from Pearl Harbor to the Reagan Era

Ronald W. Schatz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043628
eISBN:
9780252052507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043628.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Ronald W. Schatz tells the story of the team of young economists and lawyers recruited to the National War Labor Board to resolve union-management conflicts during the Second World War. The crew ... More


The Great Depression and the Current Financial Crisis

Padma Desai

in From Financial Crisis to Global Recovery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157865
eISBN:
9780231527743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157865.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter analyzes the Great Depression in an attempt to understand the current financial crisis. The Great Depression of the 1930s is known for the combination of financial collapse, economic ... More


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