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The encyclopedia of American political history

Author: Paul Finkelman; Peter Wallenstein
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Encyclopedia of American Political History is the perfect single-volume source for students, researchers, and scholars at all levels seeking an accessible, easy-to-navigate reference on the forces that have shaped--and continue to shape--American history. Particularly helpful to anyone hoping to understand the evolution and intricacies of the modern American political process, this key reference identifies the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of American political history.
Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)607142581
Named Person: Wörterbuch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Finkelman; Peter Wallenstein
ISBN: 1568025114 9781568025117
OCLC Number: 45463440
Description: xxxii, 494 pages : illustrations, map ; 29 cm
Contents: Descriptive Time Line of Political Events in U.S. History --
Adams, John --
Adams, John Quincy --
Affirmative Action --
African American Politics --
American Independent Party --
American Revolution --
Anti-Masonic Party --
Antitrust --
Apportionment --
Arthur, Chester A. --
Articles of Confederation --
Bank War --
Bill of Rights --
Black Panthers --
Black Suffrage --
Bonus March --
Breckinridge Democrats --
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka --
Buchanan, James --
Buckley v. Valeo --
Bush, George --
Cabinet --
Calhoun, John C. --
Campaign Finance --
Campaigning --
Carter, Jimmy --
Census --
Civil-Military Relations --
Civil Rights Act of 1866 --
Civil Rights Act of 1875 --
Civil Rights Acts (Modern) --
Civil Rights Movement --
Civil Unrest and Rioting --
Civil War --
Cleveland, Grover --
Clinton, Bill --
Clinton-Era Scandals --
Cloture --
Cold War --
Committee System --
Communist Party USA --
Compromise of 1850 --
Compromise of 1877 --
Comstock Act --
Congress --
Congressional Budget Office --
Conservative Party --
Constitution, Ratification --
Constitution, U.S. --
Constitutional Amendments --
Constitutional Convention --
Constitutional Union Party --
Coolidge, Calvin --
Coxey's Army --
Credit Mobilier Scandal --
Currency and Money Supply --
Declaration of Independence --
Democratic Party --
Dixiecrats (States' Rights Party) --
Eaton Affair --
Economic Sanctions --
Eisenhower, Dwight D. --
Electoral College --
Emancipation Proclamation --
Embargo --
Equal Rights Amendment --
Fair Deal.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Finkelman, Peter Wallenstein.
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