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Free Silver and the Democratic Party

Samuel DeCanio

in Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the free silver movement and how the silver issue influenced the Democratic Party's ideological shift. More specifically, it considers William Jennings Bryan's demands for the ... More


Sir William Drummond Stewart and Aristocratic Masculinity

Monica Rico

in Nature's Noblemen: Transatlantic Masculinities and the Nineteenth-Century American West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136067
eISBN:
9780300196252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136067.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the life and writings of the Scottish nobleman Sir William Drummond Stewart. Stewart spent most of the period 1833–43 traveling in the Upper Missouri region, commissioning the ... More


Satire and Complaint

J. H. Burns

in The True Law of Kingship: Concepts of Monarchy in Early-Modern Scotland

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203841
eISBN:
9780191676017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203841.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the reign of James V, one major writer emerged—Sir David Lindsay. His works occupy the bulk of this chapter. Before considering him, the chapter also looks at the anonymous Thre Prestis of Peblis ... More


Glorious Independence

Jenni Calder

in Lost in the Backwoods: Scots and the North American Wilderness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748647392
eISBN:
9780748689279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647392.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter demonstrates that the New World wilderness had a romantic as well as a pragmatic appeal; as the Highland clans became tamed and their landscape commercialised, the call of the American ... More


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