Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, 1st Edition

  • Volume 6
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  • ISBN-10: 1604266457
  • ISBN-13: 9781604266450
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 499 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released September 2010
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Overview

With deeper coverage than any other source, Encyclopedia of the Political History of the United States identifies and illuminates patterns and interrelations that will expand the reader’s understanding of political institutions, culture, behavior, and change. Unlike most references, it focuses on both government and history, bringing exceptional breadth and depth to the topic with more than 100 essays for each critical time period. A comprehensive timeline, topical trees and a synoptic table of contents, as well as maps, photos, and tables support the entries and add structure.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Reader's Guide.
Introduction.
1: African Americans.
2: Agricultural Policy.
3: Amendment XVI.
4: Amendment XVII.
5: Amendment XVIII.
6: Amendment XIX.
7: American Federation of Labor.
8: American Indians.
9: Anarchism.
10: Antitrust Movement.
11: Arthur, Chester A..
12: Asian Americans.
13: Baruch, Bernard.
14: Blaine, James G..
15: Brandeis, Louis D..
16: Bryan, William Jennings.
17: Child Labor.
18: Civil Liberties.
19: Civil Rights.
20: Civil Service Reform.
21: Cleveland, Grover.
22: Communist Party.
23: Congress.
24: Conservation Policy.
25: Consumer Regulation Laws.
26: Dawes Act.
27: Debs, Eugene V..
28: Democratic Party.
29: Depression of the 1890s.
30: Economic Policy.
31: Election of 1896.
32: Election of 1912.
33: Electoral Reforms.
34: Executive Branch.
35: Farmers' Alliance.
36: Federal Reserve Board.
37: Field, Stephen J..
38: Fuller, Melville W..
39: Garfield, James A..
40: Gompers, Samuel.
41: Great Migration.
42: Hanna, Marcus.
43: Harrison, Benjamin.
44: Hayes, Rutherford B..
45: Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr..
46: Immigration.
47: Immigration Restriction.
48: Imperialism.
49: Income Tax, Federal.
50: Industrialization.
51: Industrial Workers of the World.
52: Jim Crow.
53: Knights of Labor.
54: Labor.
55: Labor Unrest.
56: La Follette, Robert M..
57: Lochner v. New York.
58: Lynching.
59: McKinley, William.
60: Migration, Westward.
61: Morgan, J. P..
62: Muckrakers.
63: Mugwumps.
64: National American Woman Suffrage Association.
65: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
66: National Association of Manufacturers.
67: National Woman's Party.
68: New Freedom.
69: New Nationalism.
70: Panic of 1893.
71: Peace Movements.
72: Plessy v. Ferguson.
73: Political Corruption.
74: Populism.
75: Presidency.
76: Press.
77: Progressive (Bull Moose) Party.
78: Progressivism.
79: Railroads.
80: Red Scare.
81: Regulatory Agencies.
82: Republican Party.
83: Roosevelt, Theodore.
84: Settlement Movement.
85: Social Darwinism.
86: Socialism.
87: Social Welfare Policy.
88: Spanish-American War.
89: Square Deal.
90: State-Federal Relations.
91: Supreme Court and the Judiciary.
92: Taft, William Howard.
93: Tariff and Trade Policy.
94: Temperance and Prohibition.
95: Third Parties.
96: Urban Bosses and Political Machines.
97: Urbanization and Suburbanization.
98: Versailles Treaty and the League of Nations.
99: Waite, Morrison R.
100: Washington, Booker T.
101: White, Edward D.
102: Wilson, Woodrow.
103: Woman Suffrage.
104: World War I.
Cumulative Index.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Reader's Guide.
Introduction.
1: Abolitionist and Antislavery Movements.
2: Adams, John Quincy.
3: African Americans, Free.
4: Amendment XIII.
5: Amendment XIV.
6: Amendment XV.
7: American Indians.
8: Anthony, Susan B..
9: Anti-Rent War.
10: Banking and Monetary Policy.
11: Benton, Thomas Hart.
12: Black Codes.
13: Bleeding Kansas.
14: Buchanan, James.
15: Calhoun, John C..
16: Carpetbaggers.
17: Chase, Salmon P..
18: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.
19: Civil War.
20: Clay, Henry.
21: Compromise of 1850.
22: Confederate States of America.
23: Congress.
24: Copperheads.
25: Crittenden Compromise.
26: Davis, Jefferson.
27: Democratic Party.
28: Dorr War.
29: Douglas, Stephen A..
30: Douglass, Frederick.
31: Dred Scott Case.
32: Election of 1844.
33: Election of 1856.
34: Election of 1860.
35: Election of 1864.
36: Election of 1876.
37: Emancipation Proclamation.
38: Executive Branch.
39: Filibustering.
40: Fillmore, Millard.
41: Freedmen's Bureau.
42: Free-Soil Party.
43: Fugitive Slave Act.
44: Garrison, William Lloyd.
45: Granger Movement.
46: Grant, Ulysses S..
47: Harpers Ferry, John Brown's Raid on.
48: Harrison, William Henry.
49: Immigration.
50: Impeachment of Andrew Johnson.
51: Internal Improvements.
52: Johnson, Andrew.
53: Kansas-Nebraska Act.
54: Know-Nothing (American) Party.
55: Ku Klux Klan.
56: Labor.
57: Land Policy.
58: Liberal Republicans.
59: Lincoln, Abraham.
60: Lincoln-Douglas Debates.
61: Manifest Destiny.
62: Mexican War.
63: Milligan, Ex Parte.
64: Nativism.
65: Panic of 1857.
66: Panic of 1873.
67: Personal Liberty Laws.
68: Pierce, Franklin.
69: Polk, James K..
70: Popular Sovereignty.
71: Presidency.
72: Press.
73: Pro-Slavery Argument.
74: Railroads.
75: Reconstruction.
76: Republican Party.
77: Scalawags.
78: Scandals During the Grant Administration.
79: Secession Crisis.
80: Seneca Falls Convention.
81: Seward, William H..
82: Slavery.
83: Stanton, Elizabeth Cady.
84: State-Federal Relations.
85: Stevens, Thaddeus.
86: Sumner, Charles.
87: Supreme Court and the Judiciary.
88: Taney, Roger B..
89: Tariffs.
90: Taylor, Zachary.
91: Territorial Expansion.
92: Texas Annexation.
93: Third Parties after the Civil War.
94: Tubman, Harriet.
95: Tweed, William “Boss”.
96: Tyler, John.
97: Uncle Tom's Cabin.
98: Utah War.
99: Van Buren, Martin.
100: Webster, Daniel.
101: Wilmot Proviso.
102: Woman Suffrage.
103: Women.
Cumulative Index.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Reader's Guide.
Introduction.
1: African Americans.
2: Agricultural Policy.
3: Amendment XX.
4: Amendment XXI.
5: American Federation of Labor.
6: American Indians.
7: American Liberty League.
8: Antisubversive Legislation Measures.
9: Arms Limitation.
10: Asian Americans.
11: Bank Holiday, 1933.
12: Bethune, Mary McLeod.
13: Brains Trust.
14: Civilian Conservation Corps.
15: Civil Liberties.
16: Civil Rights.
17: Communism.
18: Congress.
19: Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO).
20: Conscription Act.
21: Conservation Policy.
22: Conservative Coalition.
23: Coolidge, Calvin.
24: Coughlin, Charles E..
25: Court Packing.
26: Democratic Party.
27: Dust Bowl.
28: Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill.
29: Economic Policy.
30: Election of 1928.
31: Election of 1932.
32: Executive Branch.
33: Federal Bureau of Investigation.
34: Fiscal and Budgetary Policy.
35: GI Bill.
36: Good Neighbor Policy.
37: Great Depression.
38: Harding, Warren.
39: Holocaust.
40: Hoover, Herbert.
41: Housing Policy.
42: Hughes, Charles Evans.
43: Immigration Policy.
44: Isolationism.
45: Japanese-American Relocation.
46: Ku Klux Klan.
47: Labor.
48: Labor Policy.
49: La Follette Civil Liberties Committee.
50: Lend-Lease.
51: Lewis, John L..
52: Lippmann, Walter.
53: Long, Huey.
54: Manhattan Project.
55: Monetary Policy.
56: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
57: National Labor Relations Act.
58: National Labor Relations Board v. Jones & Laughlin.
59: National Recovery Administration.
60: New Deal.
61: Pearl Harbor, Attack on.
62: Perkins, Frances.
63: Presidency.
64: Press.
65: Prohibition.
66: Radio.
67: Reconstruction Finance Corporation.
68: Regulatory Agencies and Policy.
69: Relief and Recovery Programs.
70: Republican Party.
71: Roosevelt, Eleanor.
72: Roosevelt, Franklin D..
73: Scopes Trial.
74: Securities and Exchange Commission.
75: Smith, Alfred E..
76: Smith v. Allwright.
77: Social Security.
78: Social Welfare Policy.
79: Spanish Civil War.
80: State-Federal Relations.
81: Stock Market Crash of 1929.
82: Stone, Harlan Fiske.
83: Supreme Court and the Judiciary.
84: Taft, William Howard.
85: Tariff and Trade Policy.
86: Tax Policy.
87: Teapot Dome Affair.
88: Tennessee Valley Authority.
89: Third Parties.
90: Thomas, Norman.
91: Unemployment.
92: United States Women's Bureau.
93: Urbanization and Suburbanization.
94: Veterans Issues.
95: Wagner, Robert F..
96: War Debts.
97: Washington Conference Treaties.
98: Wickersham Commission.
99: Willkie, Wendell.
100: Women.
101: Women's Movement.
102: Works Progress Administration.
103: World War II.
Cumulative Index.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Reader's Guide.
Introduction.
1: AFL-CIO.
2: African Americans.
3: Agricultural Policy.
4: Amendment XXII.
5: Amendment XXIII.
6: Amendment XXIV.
7: Amendment XXV.
8: Amendment XXVI.
9: American Indian Movement.
10: American Indians.
11: Anticommunism.
12: Antiwar Movement.
13: Arms Control and Nuclear Proliferation.
14: Asian Americans.
15: Berlin Crises.
16: Black, Hugo L..
17: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.
18: Bunche, Ralph.
19: Burger, Warren E..
20: Busing and Antibusing Movement.
21: Campaign Finance Reform.
22: Central Intelligence Agency.
23: Civil Liberties.
24: Civil Rights.
25: Civil Rights Movement.
26: Cold War.
27: Congress.
28: Consumer Movement.
29: Cuban Missile Crisis.
30: Democratic Party.
31: Economic Policy.
32: Education Policy.
33: Eisenhower, Dwight D..
34: Election of 1948.
35: Election of 1964.
36: Employment and Workplace Issues.
37: Energy Crisis.
38: Environmentalism.
39: Equal Rights Amendment.
40: Executive Branch.
41: Fair Deal.
42: Federal Bureau of Investigation.
43: Feminism (Second-Wave).
44: Fiscal and Budgetary Policy.
45: Friedan, Betty.
46: Goldwater, Barry.
47: Great Society.
48: Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.
49: Hispanic Americans.
50: Hoover Commissions.
51: Hoover, J. Edgar.
52: House Un-American Activities Committee.
53: Housing Policy.
54: Humphrey, Hubert H..
55: Immigration.
56: Interest Group System.
57: Johnson, Lyndon B..
58: Kennedy, John F..
59: King, Martin Luther, Jr..
60: Korean War.
61: Labor.
62: Marshall Plan.
63: McCarthy, Joseph R..
64: Media.
65: Medicare and Medicaid.
66: Monetary Policy.
67: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
68: National Organization for Women.
69: National Women's Political Caucus.
70: New Frontier.
71: New Left.
72: New South.
73: Nixon, Richard M..
74: Parks, Rosa.
75: Peace Corps.
76: Pentagon Papers.
77: Political Action Committees.
78: Presidency.
79: Progressive Party of 1948.
80: Public Opinion.
81: Public Opinion Polling.
82: Regulatory Agencies.
83: Republican Party.
84: Riots, Urban.
85: Roe v. Wade.
86: Schlafly, Phyllis.
87: Science and Technology Policy.
88: Social Welfare Policy.
89: Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
90: State-Federal Relations.
91: Supreme Court and the Judiciary.
92: Taft, Robert.
93: Tax Policy.
94: Third Parties.
95: Trade Policy.
96: Truman, Harry S..
97: United Farm Workers.
98: Urbanization and Suburbanization.
99: Vandenberg, Arthur H..
100: Vietnam War.
101: Vinson, Fred M..
102: Wallace, George C..
103: War Powers Act.
104: Warren, Earl.
105: Watergate Scandal.
106: Women.
107: Youngstown Sheet and Tube v. Sawyer.
Cumulative Index.
Index.