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The Politics of Segregation in Post‐Reconstruction America

Desmond King

in Separate and Unequal: Black Americans and the US Federal Government

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292494
eISBN:
9780191599682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829249X.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Examines post‐Reconstruction race relations—focusing mainly from 1856–1964—and outlines the legal and political factors permitting its dissemination. King formulates segregation as an arrangement ... More


New States Between 1918 and 1945

Mikulas Fabry

in Recognizing States: International Society and the Establishment of New States Since 1776

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199564446
eISBN:
9780191722325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564446.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 begins by considering Woodrow Wilson's intellectual revolution of 1916–18 which turned on the positive right of self‐determination. In marked contrast to the earlier conception of ... More


Trusteeship as an Institution of International Society

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Starts by pointing out that if the Berlin and Brussels Acts and the experience of the Congo Free State (as discussed in the last chapter) are understood as representing the internationalization of ... More


International Law After the Great War

Mark Weston Janis

in America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579341
eISBN:
9780191722653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579341.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter argues that Wilson's failed project — integrating the United States into the League of Nations — haunted American international lawyers for the two decades 1919-1939. To a considerable ... More


Wilson and a World Safe for Democracy

Tony Smith

in America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154923
eISBN:
9781400842025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154923.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Woodrow Wilson's comprehensive program for world order that came to constitute the foundation of liberal democratic internationalism, also known as Wilsonianism. Wilson's ... More


Versailles and Racial Equality, 1919

Ian Clark

in International Legitimacy and World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199297009
eISBN:
9780191711428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297009.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the exceptional case in that the proposal to include a racial equality clause in the League Covenant was rejected. On the other hand, this is another case where the norm was supported by a ... More


Wilson and Democracy in Latin America

Tony Smith

in America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154923
eISBN:
9781400842025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154923.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Woodrow Wilson's attempts to foster constitutionalism in Latin America through imperialist interventions that commenced shortly after he was elected president in 1913. It begins ... More


The Trap Closes

Noel Maurer

in The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155821
eISBN:
9781400846603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155821.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter talks about how the United States could cajole and threaten foreign governments into protecting American property. It proved less capable, however, of fixing the problems that led to ... More


Liberal Internationalism 3.0: America and the Dilemmas of Liberal World Order

G. John Ikenberry

in Liberal World Orders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Liberal order is not embodied in a fixed set of principles or practices. Instead, aspects of the liberal vision have made appearances in various combinations and changing ways over the last century. ... More


America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

Mark Weston Janis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579341
eISBN:
9780191722653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579341.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This book is an exploration of the ways in which Americans have perceived, applied, advanced, and frustrated international law. It demonstrates the varieties and continuities of America's approaches ... More


The Counterrevolutionary Moment: Preserving Racial Hierarchy in the League of Nations

Adom Getachew

in Worldmaking after Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179155
eISBN:
9780691184340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179155.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the institutionalization of empire as unequal integration in the League of Nations. Recasting the Wilsonian moment as a counterrevolutionary episode, it argues that Woodrow ... More


The Spirit of Selective Service: Conscription and Coercion

Christopher Capozzola

in Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335491
eISBN:
9780199868971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335491.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on selective service in America during World War I. The Selective Service Act of 1917 was the centerpiece of wartime citizenship and its defining obligation. It reflected the ... More


Progressive Liberalism as a Political Vision: Woodrow Wilson’s Political Science

Robert Adcock

in Liberalism and the Emergence of American Political Science: A Transatlantic Tale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199333622
eISBN:
9780199370146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333622.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter uses the 1880s writings of Woodrow Wilson as a student and young professor of political science to explicate the political content of progressive liberalism. It first examines the ideal ... More


From Reconstruction to Regeneration

Cara Lea Burnidge

in A Peaceful Conquest: Woodrow Wilson, Religion, and the New World Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226232317
eISBN:
9780226232454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226232454.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter provides foundational information for Wilson's religious self-description. Historians situate Wilson's ideological development within southern Presbyterianism, but rarely do they ... More


The Crucifixion and Resurrection of Woodrow Wilson

Cara Lea Burnidge

in A Peaceful Conquest: Woodrow Wilson, Religion, and the New World Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226232317
eISBN:
9780226232454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226232454.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the rejection of Wilson's internationalism, his death, and the legacy of Wilsonianism. Channeling their “modernist impulse,” the white liberal Protestants who faithfully ... More


A Certain Blindness

Trygve Throntveit

in Power without Victory: Woodrow Wilson and the American Internationalist Experiment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226459875
eISBN:
9780226460079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226460079.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines Woodrow Wilson's reputation as a racist, imperialist, and hypocrite. Multiple critics conclude that Wilson's brand of American liberalism was fundamentally rooted in racist ... More


New World Order

Cara Lea Burnidge

in A Peaceful Conquest: Woodrow Wilson, Religion, and the New World Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226232317
eISBN:
9780226232454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226232454.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter further explores the relationship Wilson imagined between Christianity and internationalism by discussing the limits of his conceptions of a Christianized world order. When much of the ... More


Opposition

Michael J. Lansing

in Insurgent Democracy: The Nonpartisan League in North American Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226283500
eISBN:
9780226283647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283647.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Anti-German and anti-red hysteria during World War I shaped the future of the Nonpartisan League. Targeted by local and state officials, League members struggled to articulate their stance on the ... More


“One Long Wilderness of Despair”: Woodrow Wilson’s Stroke and the League of Nations

Thomas J. Knock

in When Life Strikes the President: Scandal, Death, and Illness in the White House

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190650759
eISBN:
9780190650780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650759.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

The massive stroke that Woodrow Wilson suffered in October 1919 set in motion a political crisis unique in the annals of the presidency—the first, and arguably the most serious, instance of ... 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


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