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Gender Role Attitudes since 1972: Are Southerners Distinctive?

Karen E. Campbell and Peter V. Marsden

in Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133317
eISBN:
9781400845569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133317.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Several previous General Social Survey-based studies have revealed increasing acceptance of nontraditional gender roles. This chapter builds upon and extends these findings. It shows that adults ... More


Dixie Dharma: Inside a Buddhist Temple in the American South

Jeff Wilson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835456
eISBN:
9781469601816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869970_wilson
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Buddhism in the United States is often viewed in connection with practitioners in the Northeast and on the West Coast, but in fact, it has been spreading and evolving throughout the United States ... More


A Shattered Nation: The Rise and Fall of the Confederacy, 1861-1868

Anne Sarah Rubin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829288
eISBN:
9781469604831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888957_rubin
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Historians often assert that Confederate nationalism had its origins in pre-Civil War sectional conflict with the North, reached its apex at the start of the war, and then dropped off quickly after ... More


Election News

Edward L. Ayers

in Southern Crossing: A History of the American South, 1877-1906

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086898
eISBN:
9780199854226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086898.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the political climate affecting the New South. Patronage was a constant and party loyalty was the basis on which everything else stood. This chapter also discusses the effects ... More


The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys: North Carolina's Scott Family and the Era of Progressive Politics

Rob Christensen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651040
eISBN:
9781469651064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651040.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Louisiana had the Longs, Virginia had the Byrds, Georgia had the Talmadges, and North Carolina had the Scotts. In this history of North Carolina’s most influential political family, Rob Christensen ... More


The Liberal Republican Dilemma over Reconstruction, 1865–1868

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/9780823227099.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the liberal republicans' goals for Reconstruction—restoring republican government, incorporating freed slaves into Southern society with basic ... More


You Can't Eat Freedom: Southerners and Social Justice After the Civil Rights Movement

Greta de Jong

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629308
eISBN:
9781469629322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629308.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Two revolutions roiled the rural South after the mid-1960s: the political revolution wrought by the passage of civil rights legislation, and the ongoing economic revolution brought about by ... More


Unequal Freedoms: Ethnicity, Race, and White Supremacy in Civil War-Era Charleston

Jeff Strickland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060798
eISBN:
9780813050867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060798.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Charleston, South Carolina, was a cosmopolitan city during the mid-to-late nineteenth century. Germans, Irish, and a host of European and Latin American immigrants shared the same workplaces, ... More


The Dogs of War: 1861

Emory M. Thomas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195174700
eISBN:
9780190254612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195174700.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1861, Americans thought that the war looming on their horizon would be brief. None foresaw that they were embarking on our nation's worst calamity, a four-year bloodbath that cost the lives of ... More


Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South

Ivan Evans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079047
eISBN:
9781781702208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079047.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book deals with the inherent violence of race relations in two important countries that remain iconic expressions of white supremacy in the twentieth century. It does not just reconstruct the ... More


Enforcement of the Second Act: Lincoln and Bates

John Syrett

in The Civil War Confiscation Acts: Failing to Reconstruct the South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823224890
eISBN:
9780823240852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224890.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Lincoln acknowledged the importance of the second act in a number of instances in the weeks after its passage. He and Attorney General Edward Bates chose not to implement the law vigorously. The ... More


The Politics of Confiscation

John Syrett

in The Civil War Confiscation Acts: Failing to Reconstruct the South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823224890
eISBN:
9780823240852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224890.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The failure of the confiscation acts, particularly the second, owed to the inattention and declining interest of the Republicans in Congress. The public also expressed serious doubts about altering ... More


Lincoln's Assassination and John Wilkes Booth's Confederate Connection

John Y. Simon, Harold Holzer, and Dawn Vogel

in Lincoln Revisited: New Insights from the Lincoln Forum

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227365
eISBN:
9780823240869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227365.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The tragedy of Abraham Lincoln's death gripped the North like no other event in the nation's young history. Southerners had lost their only hope for a just and magnanimous peace. However, like so ... More


On the Freedom Side: How Five Decades of Youth Activists Have Remixed American History

Wesley C. Hogan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652481
eISBN:
9781469652504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652481.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

As Wesley C. Hogan sees it, the future of democracy belongs to young people. While today's generation of leaders confronts a daunting array of existential challenges, increasingly it is young people ... More


“I’ll Always Love the Union”

Susan Chandler and Jill B. Jones

in Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450143
eISBN:
9780801462696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450143.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter tells the stories of African American women who came to Las Vegas in search of employment. Black Southerners had been making their way across the desert to Las Vegas since the early ... More


A Social Portrait of Conservative Christians

in The Truth about Conservative Christians: What They Think and What They Believe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306629
eISBN:
9780226306759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306759.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Stereotypes about Conservative Protestants abound. Religious issues aside, they are pigeonholed as Southern, uneducated gun owners who live in trailers parks or at least far from town. This chapter ... More


Marching through Metaphors

Anne Sarah Rubin

in Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March and American Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617770
eISBN:
9781469617794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617770.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore the myriad ways in which Americans have retold and reimagined Sherman's March. It looks at the March from a range of ... More


The National Citizens’ Rights Association

Carolyn L. Karcher

in A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627953
eISBN:
9781469627977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627953.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 4 examines the National Citizens’ Rights Association (NCRA), the interracial civil rights organization Tourgée founded in October 1891 to agitate for equal citizenship. After detailing ... More


Revolt Family Troubles in the House Divided

Julia A. Stern

in Mary Chesnut's Civil War Epic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226773285
eISBN:
9780226773315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226773315.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In order to appreciate Mary Chesnut's response to black on white bloodshed in her own South Carolina, it is helpful to understand her somewhat idiosyncratic ideas about the institution of African ... More


Prelude: Supposing we have us a Little Tune Here

John Minton

in 78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110195
eISBN:
9781604733273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110195.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to explore how Southerners during the period between the mid-1920s and World War II thought about folksongs and phonograph records, and how oral ... More


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