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Tempest

James C. Nicholson

in Racing for America: The Horse Race of the Century and the Redemption of a Sport

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180649
eISBN:
9780813180687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180649.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Chapter four explores Harry Sinclair's involvement in the notorious Teapot Dome oil scandal. Republican Warren G. Harding's landslide victory in the 1920 presidential election marked a new direction ... More


“Normalcy” and the Tale of Two Elections

James K. Libbey

in Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Barkley attended the 1920 Democratic national convention and became acquainted with and campaigned for the party’s vice presidential candidate, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Warren G. Harding and the GOP ... More


The Age of Republican Dominance, 1921–1933

Lewis L. Gould

in The Republicans: A History of the Grand Old Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199936625
eISBN:
9780190252700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199936625.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details the history of the Republican Party from 1921–1933. Topics covered include the revelations of corruption under Warren G. Harding's presidency, for which he was vilified after his ... More


Addressing the Reds: Immigrants and the Postwar Great Scare of 1919–1921

Robert F. Zeidel

in Robber Barons and Wretched Refuse: Ethnic and Class Dynamics during the Era of American Industrialization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748318
eISBN:
9781501748332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748318.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes how fear of radicalism defined the post-Great War Red Scare. Announcement on November 11, 1919, of an armistice ending the fighting in Europe had given Americans hope of a ... More


Words, Images, Meanings

R. B. Bernstein

in The Founding Fathers Reconsidered

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199832576
eISBN:
9780190254674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832576.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses that on June 7, 1916, Senator Warren G. Harding of Ohio delivered the keynote address at the Republican National Convention in Chicago. This 1916 speech is the first recorded ... More


Senator Barkley from Coolidge to Depression

James K. Libbey

in Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Harding administration scandals and the president’s death did not prevent Coolidge from winning election as president in 1924 by a huge popular vote. Barkley characterized the new administration as a ... More


Hamilton’s Impact, 1906–1928

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160559
eISBN:
9780813165493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160559.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Vandenberg’s formative years. It details his childhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan, his time working at the Grand Rapids Herald, and his beginning in politics. His editorials at ... More


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