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 Theodore Roosevelt and the Bully Pulpit

Gary Scott Smith

in Faith and the Presidency: From George Washington to George W. Bush

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300604
eISBN:
9780199785285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300604.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

To many, Theodore Roosevelt was an exemplar of manliness and “muscular Christianity” and an exceptional public servant who led a crusade for social justice. To others, the sage of Oyster Bay was a ... More


Shortages and Strikes, 1945–1948

Daniel J. Clark

in Disruption in Detroit: Autoworkers and the Elusive Postwar Boom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042010
eISBN:
9780252050756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042010.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

After earning the nickname "The Arsenal of Democracy" during WWII, Detroit’s auto plants experienced production disruptions during postwar reconversion to civilian production. This meant significant ... More


Unsettled: Nonunion Mobilization and the 1894 Strike

Dana M. Caldemeyer (ed.)

in Union Renegades: Miners, Capitalism, and Organizing in the Gilded Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043505
eISBN:
9780252052385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043505.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the differences between union leaders and workers regarding union goals. As the 1893 depression set in, rural workers in multiple occupations mobilized to change the economic ... More


The Heath Experiment 1970–1974

Kenneth O Morgan

in The People’s Peace: British History 1945-1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198227649
eISBN:
9780191678769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227649.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter chronicles the Heath administration from its surprise victory in the 1970 elections to its ignominious exit a few years later. However, the new regime was met by worsening industrial ... More


Unfaithful Followers: Rethinking Southern Nonunionism in the Late Nineteenth Century

Dana M. Caldemeyer

in Reconsidering Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056975
eISBN:
9780813053752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056975.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The United Mine Workers of America (UMW) had roughly 13,000 members when it called for a nationwide suspension in bituminous coal production in April 1894, but over 150,000 primarily non-union miners ... More


A Great Miscarriage of Justice and the Growth of the UMWA

Paul A. Shackel

in Remembering Lattimer: Labor, Migration, and Race in Pennsylvania Anthracite Country

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041990
eISBN:
9780252050732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041990.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History

The Lattimer massacre trial lasted for five weeks, beginning in February 1898. The sheriff and his deputies were found innocent, which created a storm of varying reactions throughout the country. ... More


Hearkening Unto Joshua, 1901‒1909

Benjamin J. Wetzel

in Theodore Roosevelt: Preaching from the Bully Pulpit

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198865803
eISBN:
9780191898136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865803.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter analyses Roosevelt’s domestic policies and his personal family life as president. His 1901 dinner with black educator Booker T. Washington and his 1902 settling of a coal strike endeared ... More


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