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Democratization for the White South

Kimberley Johnson

in Reforming Jim Crow: Southern Politics and State in the Age Before Brown

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387421
eISBN:
9780199776771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387421.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows how the struggle to reshape the southern state would lead to a new struggle for political citizenship for whites. Guided by their belief that the root of the South's problems was ... More


The Single Woman in Fiscal Discourse

Cordelia Beattie

in Medieval Single Women: The Politics of Social Classification in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199283415
eISBN:
9780191712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283415.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter argues that nominative tax returns should not only be understood as pragmatic documents, which were created in response to a fiscal demand, but also as value-laden texts, which are ... More


The Venetian Milch-Cow

DAVID LAVEN

in Venice and Venetia under the Habsburgs: 1815-1835

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205746
eISBN:
9780191717147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205746.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

One of the chief criticisms of Austrian rule voiced by Risorgimento propagandists and echoed by subsequent historians is that it was fiscally exploitative of Venetia. This chapter questions the ... More


Britai n

Christopher Rootes

in Environmental Protest in Western Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199252060
eISBN:
9780191601064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252068.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The evolution of environmental protest in Britain is considered against the background of the development of the environmental movement and the emergence of the environment as a political issue. 1323 ... More


Collective Action and Direct Taxation, 1918–1938

Leigh A. Gardner

in Taxing Colonial Africa: The Political Economy of British Imperialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661527
eISBN:
9780191744877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661527.003.0005
Subject:
History, Economic History, British and Irish Modern History

The distribution of the tax burden in colonial Africa became a contentious issue as living standards declined during the inter-war period. This was particularly true in settler colonies, where the ... More


York and the Regional Economy in the Later Middle Ages

P. J. P. Goldberg

in Women, Work, and Life Cycle in a Medieval Economy: Women in York and Yorkshire c.1300-1520

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201540
eISBN:
9780191674938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201540.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

This chapter examines York and the regional economy in the later Middle Ages. It attempts to reconstruct the occupational structure of the community from poll tax and franchise evidence and considers ... More


Women and Work

P. J. P. Goldberg

in Women, Work, and Life Cycle in a Medieval Economy: Women in York and Yorkshire c.1300-1520

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201540
eISBN:
9780191674938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201540.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

This chapter explores the full range of female economic activity over a comparatively long period of time. The dynamic analysis is designed to shed light both on the range of employment women had ... More


more People to Vote: Woman Suffrage and the Challenge to Disfranchisement

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

in The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses the significant hurdles faced by Georgian women in their political participation, including a literacy requirement and, even more daunting, a cumulative poll tax that had to be ... More


A Self-Executing Amendment

Paula A. Monopoli

in Constitutional Orphan: Gender Equality and the Nineteenth Amendment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190092795
eISBN:
9780190092825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092795.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 4 examines the state cases that were brought, after ratification, around the validity of voter petitions and elections in which women voted and around preconditions to voting, like poll ... More


John McClellan, the Teamsters, and Biracial Labor Politics in Arkansas, 1947–1959

Michael Pierce

in Life and Labor in the New New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037950
eISBN:
9780813043111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037950.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The John McClellan-led Senate investigations into Teamster corruption were motivated, in part, by the senator's need to secure his political base in Arkansas. In the mid-1950s, the state's labor ... More


Patterns of Cohesion and Residence

P. J. P. Goldberg

in Women, Work, and Life Cycle in a Medieval Economy: Women in York and Yorkshire c.1300-1520

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201540
eISBN:
9780191674938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201540.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

This chapter examines patterns of cohesion and residence. Looking at poll tax returns, it is possible to determine a measure of the mean household size (MHS) for an entire community. Within urban ... More


Thatcher and Major

J. A. Chandler

in Explaining Local Government: Local Government in Britain since 1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067068
eISBN:
9781781701355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067068.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

During the administrations of Margaret Thatcher and John Major, there was a decline in trust between local and central government. New Right theory is not necessarily inimical to local as opposed to ... More


The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

After the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, hundreds of thousands of southern women went to the polls for the first time. The author of this book examines the consequences this had in ... More


The Convention Debates the Franchise

Dorothy Overstreet Pratt

in Sowing the Wind: The Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815460
eISBN:
9781496815507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815460.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the proposals before the convention delegates to disfranchise African Americans and some white voters. These proposals revealed a split among the delegates between paternalists ... More


Lessons in Practical Segregation

Robert E. Luckett

in Joe T. Patterson and the White South's Dilemma: Evolving Resistance to Black Advancement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802699
eISBN:
9781496802736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802699.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at Joe T. Patterson's early life and career to see how they laid the foundations for his future in public life and for his political philosophy. It first considers the influence of ... More


Collecting Taxes: Central and Local Government Taxation Compared

Christopher Hood and Ruth Dixon

in A Government that Worked Better and Cost Less?: Evaluating Three Decades of Reform and Change in UK Central Government

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199687022
eISBN:
9780191766930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687022.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 5 examines tax collection costs taxes over thirty years (arguably a policy domain with a strong ‘bottom line’ where one might expect a combination of managerialism and the application of new ... More


Civil Rights in Texas: The House Years

Sylvia Ellis

in Freedom's Pragmatist: Lyndon Johnson and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044569
eISBN:
9780813046174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044569.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how and why Johnson adopted an anti-civil rights position in the House of Representatives. Much to the disgust of his white liberal friends and the many African Americans who ... More


Democratic Partisan Militia

Patrick A. Lewis

in For Slavery and Union: Benjamin Buckner and Kentucky Loyalties in the Civil War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160795
eISBN:
9780813165509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160795.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter finds Buckner and the Democratic Party tested after the Fifteenth Amendment in 1870. Like states of the former Confederacy, white Kentuckians freely used violence to counter African ... More


Strictly Political: Racial and Urban Politics and the Rise of the Richmond Crusade for Voters before 1965

Julian Maxwell Hayter

in The Dream Is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169484
eISBN:
9780813169972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169484.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 reimagines the origins of the civil rights movement by examining the suffrage crusades that predated the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965. The women and men of the Richmond Crusade for ... More


The Senator in a Time of Troubles and Triumphs

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/9780813167138.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For Barkley the period from 1941 to 1945 was filled with achievements and difficulties. He received praise for his effective handling of wartime legislation; yet his wife, Dorothy, suffered a heart ... More


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