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Collaborators for EmancipationAbraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy

Collaborators for Emancipation: Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy

William F. Moore

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038464
eISBN:
9780252096341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038464.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Few expected politician Abraham Lincoln and Congregational minister Owen Lovejoy to be friends when they met in 1854. One was a cautious lawyer who deplored abolitionists' flouting of the law, the ... More

Conservative CounterrevolutionChallenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee

Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee

Tula A. Connell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039904
eISBN:
9780252098062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039904.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In the 1950s, Milwaukee's strong union movement and socialist mayor seemed to embody a dominant liberal consensus that sought to continue and expand the New Deal. This book explores how business ... More

Creating the Land of LincolnThe History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870

Creating the Land of Lincoln: The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870

Frank Cicero Jr.

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041679
eISBN:
9780252050343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041679.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book links the state constitutions of Illinois to Abraham Lincoln’s legacy amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Beginning with Euro-American settlement in the region that would become Illinois, ... More

Detroit's Cold WarThe Origins of Postwar Conservatism

Detroit's Cold War: The Origins of Postwar Conservatism

Colleen Doody

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037276
eISBN:
9780252094446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037276.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book locates the roots of American conservatism in a city that was a nexus of labor and industry in postwar America. Drawing on archival research focusing on Detroit, the book shows how conflict ... More

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