Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 23 items

  • Keywords: commander in chief x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

“First General and Admiral of the Confederacy”

Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash

in Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300194562
eISBN:
9780300213416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194562.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the president's power as commander in chief. The president may command the military as commander in chief. However, he has no constitutionally protected sphere of autonomy; ... More


Wartime Organizational Changes in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations1

in From Hot War to Cold: The U.S. Navy and National Security Affairs, 1945–1955

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756662
eISBN:
9780804770965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756662.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the reorganization of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, which was spurred by the catastrophic events of World War II. The reorganized Office of the Chief of Naval ... More


The Image of Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief

Harold Holzer

in Jefferson Davis's Generals

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139211
eISBN:
9780199848799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139211.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Confederate President Jefferson Davis gained an enduring military image after he lost the war. This chapter portrays how the medium of popular prints made a powerful influence on creating Davis's ... More


French Union Combat Forces

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 2, the author describes the French reoccupation of Indochina following World War II and the organization of the French high command and territorial command structures. The strength and ... More


Supremacy Explained and Critiqued

Heidi Kitrosser

in Reclaiming Accountability: Transparency, Executive Power, and the U.S. Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226191638
eISBN:
9780226191775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226191775.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter defines presidential supremacy and offers a rejoinder to it. Presidential supremacy is the presidentialist counterpart to the substantive accountability framework, insofar as the latter ... More


Lincoln and Leadership: An Introduction

Randall M. Miller

in Lincoln and Leadership: Military, Political, and Religious Decision Making

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243440
eISBN:
9780823243488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243440.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter by Randall M. Miller provides an overview of Lincoln as a political, military, and moral leader during the Civil War and a brief assessment of the Lincoln myths related to ... More


Syria and Beyond

Ryan C. Hendrickson

in Obama at War: Congress and the Imperial Presidency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160948
eISBN:
9780813165462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160948.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter addresses the war powers interplay between the executive branch and Congress as the Obama administration moved toward military action in Syria in 2013. Although many members of Congress ... More


Major Trends in the Development of Military Power and the Armed Forces High Command

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0045
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with the major trends in the development of the Iraqi military power and the Armed Forces High Command during the Ba’ath regime, especially during Saddam’s presidency period. It ... More


Sowing the Wind and Reaping the Whirlwind: Abraham Lincoln as a War President

Gregory J. W. Urwin

in Lincoln and Leadership: Military, Political, and Religious Decision Making

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243440
eISBN:
9780823243488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243440.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter by Gregory J. W. Urwin challenges popular ideas of Lincoln as a natural and brilliant military strategist and war president, instead showing that Lincoln developed slowly and erratically ... More


Obama at War: Congress and the Imperial Presidency

Ryan C. Hendrickson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160948
eISBN:
9780813165462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160948.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

As the United States faces new foreign threats and security challenges, U.S. foreign-policy makers continue to find novel ways of using military force abroad. During the Obama presidency, the United ... More


Lincoln and Leadership: Military, Political, and Religious Decision Making

Randall M. Miller (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243440
eISBN:
9780823243488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243440.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book of original essays on “Lincoln and Leadership,” by leading Lincoln and Civil War scholars, explores Lincoln’s understandings and uses of leadership during the Civil War. The essays focus ... More


A Founder as Commander in Chief

Jeff Broadwater

in James Madison: A Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835302
eISBN:
9781469601878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869918_broadwater.9
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As the President of the United States, James Madison pledged to keep the peace, to maintain the Union, to support the Constitution, and to respect the people's liberties. However, a war with Great ... More


What Must Be Done: Franklin Roosevelt

Harold H. Bruff

in Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226211107
eISBN:
9780226211244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211244.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

President Franklin Roosevelt produced another transformation of both the Constitution and the office of the presidency. The outpouring of legislation during the hundred days altered the presidential ... More


The Ground Forces Field System

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0052
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with the Iraqi ground forces field system. The field system of the Iraqi Army’s ground forces included all the formations that were subordinate to the corps headquarters, the ... More


The Fugitive Occurrence: Jefferson and Madison

Harold H. Bruff

in Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226211107
eISBN:
9780226211244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211244.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

President Thomas Jefferson continued the process of developing fundamental constitutional aspects of the presidency. The Twelfth Amendment opened the path to a national base for the office, but left ... More


Responsibility: The Constitution

Harold H. Bruff

in Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226211107
eISBN:
9780226211244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211244.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers how an eighteenth century Constitution has adapted to a twenty-first century state. In important places, the constitutional text is flexible, with room to change as conditions ... More


Medieval and Renaissance Ordinances of War: Codifying Discipline and Humanity

Theodor Meron

in Henry's Wars and Shakespeare's Laws: Perspectives on the Law of War in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258117
eISBN:
9780191681790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258117.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The medieval ordinances associated with situations of war which were given out by kings or by certain commanders-in-chief who were granted accordingly with such authority were not disseminated in a ... More


Barracks: Constructing a Colonial Military Infrastructure

John Gilbert McCurdy

in Quarters: The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736605
eISBN:
9781501736612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736605.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores the alternative quarters the American colonists sought for the North American Establishment, describing how massive barracks arose in the four largest American cities and ... More


The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture, the Negro Patriot of Hayti: Comprising an Account of the Struggle for Liberty in the Island, and a Sketch of Its History to the Present Period

John Relly Beard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607870
eISBN:
9781469607894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607887_Beard
Subject:
History, African-American History

Toussaint L'Ouverture (1743–1803) won international renown in the Haitian fight for independence. He led thousands of former slaves into battle against French, Spanish, and English forces, routing ... More


The Kelsall Affair: A Black Bahamian Family's Odyssey in Turbulent 1840s Cuba

Manuel Barcia Paz

in The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.003.0012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on Major General Sir Francis Cockburn's letter to the British consul in Havana, Joseph Tucker Crawford. Major Cockburn was the commander in chief and governor of the Bahamas. The ... More


View: