In the wake of civil war, American politics were racially charged and intensely sectionalist, with politicians waving the proverbial bloody shirt and encouraging their constituents, as Republicans did in 1868, to “vote as you shot.” By the close of the century, however, burgeoning industrial... read more
1. General in the White House
2. Hayes: Uncertain triumph
3. "Fold up the bloody shirt"
4. Grover Cleveland: The Last Jacksonian
5. Harrison, Cleveland, and the Purposes of Power
6. The Emerging Republican Majority
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