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The Politics of “at Home” Abroad

Tracy B. Strong

in Learning One's Native Tongue: Citizenship, Contestation, and Conflict in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226623191
eISBN:
9780226623368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226623368.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The aftermath of World War I sees the granting of suffrage to women (by the narrowest of margins). The Great Depression makes these deficiencies dramatically clear. The New Deal is an attempt by non- ... More


Ford’s 1975 State of the Union Program

Yanek Mieczkowski

in Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123493
eISBN:
9780813134956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123493.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines former U.S. President Gerald Ford's 1975 State of the Union Address. In this speech, Ford first introduced his new energy program, then explained his plan to fight unemployment. ... More


Changes in Mandate Rhetoric: From the Progressive Era to the Partisan Era

Julia R. Azari

in Delivering the People's Message: The Changing Politics of the Presidential Mandate

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452246
eISBN:
9780801470264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452246.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details the changes in mandate rhetoric. Between the presidencies of Herbert Hoover and Barack Obama, presidential mandate rhetoric has changed in frequency, context, and content. When ... More


Political Rhetoric and Heroism

Bruce Peabody and Krista Jenkins

in Where Have All the Heroes Gone?: The Changing Nature of American Valor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199982950
eISBN:
9780190660482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982950.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter Two begins to connect our theory with practice, testing our contentions that over roughly the last five decades our elected officials have advanced a ubiquitous and open-ended notion of the ... More


Broadway Goes to War: American Theater during World War II

Robert L. McLaughlin and Sally E. Parry

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180946
eISBN:
9780813181028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180946.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The American theater was not ignorant of the developments brought on by World War II, and actively addressed and debated timely, controversial topics for the duration of the war, including neutrality ... More


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