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The Right to Vote: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

D. Grier Stephenson - Law - 2004 - 453 pages
From its roots in early English rules to its practice today, this work covers the evolution, expansion, and ongoing debates regarding "the first liberty" in America.
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Out of Work: The First Century of Unemployment in Massachusetts

Alexander Keyssar - Business & Economics - 1986 - 469 pages
Out of Work chronicles the history of unemployment in the United States. It traces the evolution of the problem of joblessness from the early decades of the nineteenth-century ...
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The Way of the Ship: America's Maritime History Reenvisoned, 1600-2000

Alex Roland, W. Jeffrey Bolster, Alexander Keyssar - History - 2008 - 521 pages
"The Way of the Ship offers a global perspective and considers both oceanic shipping and domestics shipping along America's coasts and inland waterways, with explanations of ...
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Voting and the spirit of American democracy: essays on the history of voting ...

Donald Wayne Rogers, Christine Brendel Scriabine - Political Science - 1992 - 123 pages
This overview of the historical development of the right to vote is the first to appear in over twenty years. Writing in a succinct and lively manner, leading historians and ...
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Woman Suffrage and the Origins of Liberal Feminism in the United States ...

Suzanne M. Marilley - History - 1996 - 281 pages
In demanding equal rights and the vote for women, woman suffragists introduced liberal feminist dissent into an emerging national movement against absolute power in the forms ...
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The Trial of Democracy: Black Suffrage and Northern Republicans, 1860-1910

Wang, Xi - Law - 2012 - 480 pages
After the Civil War, Republicans teamed with activist African Americans to protect black voting rights through innovative constitutional reforms--a radical transformation of ...
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Voting Rights on Trial: A Handbook with Cases, Laws, and Documents

Charles L. Zelden - Law - 2002 - 347 pages
Explores and documents the causes and effects of the long history of vote denial on American politics, culture, law, and society. * A timeline giving the history of voting ...
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The Politics of Race in New York: The Struggle for Black Suffrage in the ...

Phyllis F. Field - History - 2009 - 264 pages
Black suffrage was a crucial and volatile issue in the North during the Civil War era. In The Politics of Race in New York, Phyllis F. Field studies the development of racial ...
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