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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


Too Damned Long in the Woods to Be Fooled By Weasels: Youth, Labor, Spies, and the Post-Convention Campaign

Thomas W. Devine

in Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602035
eISBN:
9781469607924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602035.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes how the national leaders of the Progressive Party focused primarily on mobilizing two core constituencies—youth and organized labor—as they prepared for the fall campaign. From ... More


“Sincere and Steady Efforts”: Denouement

Ray A. Moore and Donald L. Robinson

in Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State Under MacArthur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151169
eISBN:
9780199833917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515116X.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Recounts the climax in the House of Representatives over constitutional revision. (In Japan's new democratic dispensation, the popularly elected lower house had controlling power.) Ch. 18 tells how ... More


The Demise of the Black Popular Front in the Postwar Period

Sara Rzeszutek Haviland

in James and Esther Cooper Jackson: Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166254
eISBN:
9780813166735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166254.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

The vision Esther and Jack had for the postwar years did not materialize, and they found themselves navigating increasingly intense anti-Communist trends in US politics. The Cold War inaugurated a ... More


The Progressive Party and the Rise of Executive-Centered Partisanship

Sidney M. Milkis

in The Progressives' Century: Political Reform, Constitutional Government, and the Modern American State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204841
eISBN:
9780300225099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204841.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the wayward path of Progressivism from Roosevelt's Bull Moose campaign to the Obama presidency. Committed to “pure democracy,” many early-twentieth-century reformers hoped to ... More


A Frenchman Named Duclos: The Communists and the Origins of the Progressive Party

Thomas W. Devine

in Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602035
eISBN:
9781469607924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602035.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes how the origins of Henry A. Wallace's Progressive Party occasioned heated debate among political partisans throughout the presidential campaign. They remain a topic of some ... More


Truman Defeats Wallace: Denouement

Thomas W. Devine

in Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602035
eISBN:
9781469607924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602035.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter illustrates the deafening cheers and shouts from the throng of nearly fifty thousand people that struck a stark contrast to the less welcoming salutations Henry Wallace had received ... More


Disappointed Hopes?: Female Voters and the 1924 Progressive Surge

J. Kevin Corder and Christina Wolbrecht

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

How did the first female voters use their ballots? Focusing on the presidential election of 1924—in which Progressive Robert M. La Follette secured 17% of the vote—this chapter examines the ... More


A Party of Exiles

Matthew J. Smith

in Liberty, Fraternity, Exile: Haiti and Jamaica after Emancipation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617978
eISBN:
9781469617992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617978.003.0015
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the major transformations that took place in Haiti between 1902 and 1915, focusing on Anténor Firmin's National Progressive Party—which, in the main, consisted of exiles living ... More


Conclusion

Thomas W. Devine

in Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602035
eISBN:
9781469607924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602035.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book concludes by describing how the final election results proved a devastating blow to the Progressive Party and all those associated with it. The presidential ticket finished an embarrassing ... More


From the Popular Front to a New Left

Jacqueline Castledine

in Cold War Progressives: Women's Interracial Organizing for Peace and Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037269
eISBN:
9780252094439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037269.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses how the slight thawing of Cold War tensions included discussion of a permanent test-ban treaty, raising the hopes of many former Progressive Party activists that the ... More


Progressive Mothers

Jacqueline Castledine

in Cold War Progressives: Women's Interracial Organizing for Peace and Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037269
eISBN:
9780252094439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037269.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter demonstrates how a host of social justice causes remain at the core of U.S. leftist women's postwar activism, including civil rights and women's equality, and more importantly, peace. ... More


Progressive Feminisms

Jacqueline Castledine

in Cold War Progressives: Women's Interracial Organizing for Peace and Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037269
eISBN:
9780252094439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037269.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter talks about how Progressive women faced a number of challenges as they headed out on the campaign trail in 1948. Not only did Women for Wallace activists have to contend with Cold War ... More


The Politics and Trauma of Race

Colin A. Palmer

in Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of Power: British Guiana's Struggle for Independence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834169
eISBN:
9781469603919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899618_palmer.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter illustrates how Cheddi Jagan had lost the election the previous December and how the politics of race had played the principal role in the voting. Writing in the World Marxism Review in ... More


“Battleships, Atom Bombs, and Lynch Ropes”

Jacqueline Castledine

in Cold War Progressives: Women's Interracial Organizing for Peace and Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037269
eISBN:
9780252094439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037269.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores how the founding of the Progressive Party (PP) in 1948 was a significant milestone in the lives of Eslanda Goode Robeson, Shirley Graham, and Charlotta Bass, helping to mark ... More


Cold War Progressives: Women's Interracial Organizing for Peace and Freedom

Jacqueline Castledine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037269
eISBN:
9780252094439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037269.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In recognizing the relation between gender, race, and class oppression, American women of the postwar Progressive Party made the claim that peace required not merely the absence of violence, but also ... More


Cold War Legacies

Jacqueline Castledine

in Cold War Progressives: Women's Interracial Organizing for Peace and Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037269
eISBN:
9780252094439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037269.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter illustrates how African American women remained active at both the highest levels of the Progressive Party (PP) and its base, where interracial grassroots networks attempted to bring the ... More


Battle for the Lord

Joshua David Hawley

in Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120103
eISBN:
9780300145144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120103.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

Hoping to regain control of the Republican Party and, with it, the progressive moment, Theodore Roosevelt announced that he would challenge William Howard Taft for the Republican presidential ... More


A Pox on Both Their Houses

Thomas G. Paterson

in Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The U.S. Embassy did not expect “ideal democratic” conditions, but the forthcoming national elections were “infinitely better than a violent overthrow of Batista and far better than no elections at ... More


The Formative Years, 1950–1958: Political Organization, Race, and Protest

Gail Saunders

in Race and Class in the Colonial Bahamas, 1880-1960

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062549
eISBN:
9780813051550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062549.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 7 describes the 1950 establishment of the Citizens’ Committee, comprising mainly nonwhite middle-class professionals concerned with the extreme discrimination upheld by the Bahamian white ... More


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