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Liberalism

Michael Foley

in American Credo: The Place of Ideas in US Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199232673
eISBN:
9780191716362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232673.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses liberalism in American society. Topics covered include the populist movement, the progressive movement, the New Deal as the pivotal point in the development of American ... More


A Daughter Of The New South

Judith N. McArthur and Harold L. Smith

in Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist's Life in Politics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304862
eISBN:
9780199871537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304862.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter sketches Minnie Fisher Cunningham's early years in New Waverly (Walker County) in East Texas during the 1880s and 1890s, as the New South emerged from the economic devastation of the ... More


Creating a New South: The Political Culture of Deep South Populism

Lewie Reece

in Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines Populism in the Deep South (essentially Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi), highlighting the complexity of local organizing, alliances with African American voters, ... More


“The Race Cry Doesn’t Scare Us”. . . Or Does It?: Populism and Race in Grant Parish, Louisiana

Joel Sipress

in Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the local dynamics behind the rise and fall of the Populist Party and tensions over issues of race and political organization. It analyzes the efforts of Populists in Grant ... More


Reconceptualizing Black Populism in the New South

Omar H. Ali

in Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores the issue of race and African Americans and the Populist insurgency from another direction. Instead of seeing black Populism as an appendage to the Populist Party, it places ... More


“[T]he Angels from Heaven Had Come Down and Wiped Their Names off the Registration Books”: The Demise of Grassroots Populism in North Carolina

James M. Beeby

in Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines how the Populists in the eastern section of North Carolina tried to organize white and black voters to resist the resurgence of the Democrats and push back against the ... More


The Catholic Church and the Leftist Populist Regimes of Latin America: Venezuela, Ecuador, and Bolivia

Jeffrey Klaiber

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Klaiber analyzes the relationship between the Catholic Church and the leftist populist regimes of Hugo Chávez in Venezuela, Rafael Correa in Ecuador, and Evo Morales in Bolivia. In each case, the ... More


Agrarian Producerism after Populism: Socialism and Garveyism in the Rural South

Jarod Roll

in Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores the career of producerist thought and rhetoric following the demise of the People’s Party. It describes how white Socialists and then African Americans in the Garvey Movement ... More


The American Party System and Populist Upheaval: Mediating Anger and Discontent, 1800–1945

Nicholas Jacobs and Sidney M. Milkis

in What Happened to the Vital Center?: Presidentialism, Populist Revolt, and the Fracturing of America

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197603512
eISBN:
9780197603550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197603512.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter begins with a conceptual framework for understanding political parties as mediating institutions. It centers the discussion on party structure and the ways in which the organization of ... More


The Tea Party in Historical Perspective: A Conservative Response to a Crisis of Political Economy

Charles Postel

in Steep: The Precipitous Rise of the Tea Party

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520274228
eISBN:
9780520954106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274228.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues against the populist nature of the Tea Party by closely comparing it to the history of American populism. Instead, it turns to America's conservative tradition as the appropriate ... More


Agrarian Rebel, Industrial Workers: Tom Watson and the Prospects of a Farmer-Labor Alliance

Michael Pierce

in Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the relationship between Populist leader, Tom Watson, and labor organizing in the Midwest and North. Watson was the key leader of the People’s Party in the South and much is ... More


Introduction

James M. Beeby

in Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to examine the Populist Party in the Old North State, filling an important gap in the history of southern Populism and late ... More


Introduction

Adam Slez

in The Making of the Populist Movement: State, Market, and Party on the Western Frontier

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190090500
eISBN:
9780190090531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090500.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The introduction outlines the book’s central argument, while providing an overview of the historical case. It begins by developing the idea that, like other populist projects, the American Populist ... More


Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

James M. Beeby (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The Populist Movement was the largest mass movement for political and economic change in the history of the American South until the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. The Populist ... More


“Workingmen’s Democracy” in the Deep South: The Knights of Labor in Georgia Politics, 1884–1892

Matthew Hild

in Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter analyzes the Knights of Labor in Georgia and the ways in which the brief organizing of the Knights paved the way for the electoral success of both labor candidates and Populists in some ... More


Introduction

Omar H. Ali

in In the Lion's Mouth: Black Populism in the New South, 1886-1900

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737783
eISBN:
9781604737806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737783.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores the role of the African Americans in the establishment of the Populist movement in the late 1800s. It explains that during the late 1800s, multiple African American populist ... More


The United States: Silver Threats among the Gold, 1880–96

Jeffry A. Frieden

in Currency Politics: The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173849
eISBN:
9781400865345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173849.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter surveys US currency policy in the 1890s. The United States was on the gold standard from 1879 until 1933. For almost all that time, US currency policy was politically controversial. The ... More


“Of Whom Shall the Third Party Be Composed?”: Urb an Laborers and the Or igins of the People’s Party in Dallas, Texas

Alicia E. Rodriquez

in Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines organized labor in Dallas, Texas, and during the Populist revolt of the late 1880s and early 1890s. Southern historians often overlook urban Populism, perhaps in part because ... More


“Hard Times Is the Cry”: Debt in Populist Thought in North Carolina

David Silkenat

in Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on North Carolina, the one state where the Populists achieved statewide power, to determine how the Populists saw the issue of debt and how debt influenced Populist attempts to ... More


Roots and Early Development

Omar H. Ali

in In the Lion's Mouth: Black Populism in the New South, 1886-1900

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737783
eISBN:
9781604737806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737783.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores the roots of the African American populist movements during the Reconstruction era. After the Civil War, numerous black communities were established in places such as in ... More


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