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“This Precious Heritage of Desert”

James R. Skillen

in This Land is My Land: Rebellion in the West

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197500699
eISBN:
9780197500729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500699.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Sagebrush Rebellion erupted in 1979 out of anger over changing federal land law and management. In particular, many westerners were frustrated by expanding restrictions on grazing and road ... More


Leave Us Alone: Morris Udall, the Sagebrush Rebellion, and the Reagan Revolution

Jeffrey Bloodworth

in Losing the Center: The Decline of American Liberalism, 1968–1992

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142296
eISBN:
9780813142326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142296.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

The 1979-80 Sagebrush Rebellion made the American West into a conservative stronghold. Prior to this, the region had belonged to Democrats. Using federal largesse, liberals had developed Western ... More


Sagebrush Rebels

Jefferson Decker

in The Other Rights Revolution: Conservative Lawyers and the Remaking of American Government

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190467302
eISBN:
9780190600587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467302.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

By the mid-1970s, Pacific Legal Foundation had inspired imitators. In Denver, a Mountain States Legal Foundation was formed in 1977 in order to battle the regulatory state on issues of concern to ... More


This Land is My Land: Rebellion in the West

James R. Skillen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197500699
eISBN:
9780197500729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500699.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This Land Is My Land traces three periods of conservative rebellion against federal land authority over the last forty years—the Sagebrush Rebellion (1979–1982), the War for the West (1991–2000), and ... More


Public Lands and Political Meaning: Ranchers, the Government, and the Property between Them

Karen Merrill

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228627
eISBN:
9780520926882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228627.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The history of the American West is a history of struggles over land, and none has inspired so much passion and misunderstanding as the conflict between ranchers and the federal government over ... More


Marketization

Scott Lehmann

in Privatizing Public Lands

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195089721
eISBN:
9780197560587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195089721.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

As noted toward the end of the previous chapter, the very existence of collective values or citizen interests adds to doubts that privatizing federal lands would better satisfy our desires. But it ... More


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