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Democracy

A Case Study

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ISBN 9780674971455

Publication: February 2017

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784 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 graph, 19 tables

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  • Introduction: E Pluribus Unum
  • 1. James Madison, the “Federal Negative,” and the Making of the U.S. Constitution (1787)
  • 2. Battle over a Bank: Defining the Limits of Federal Power under a New Constitution (1791)
  • 3. Democracy, Sovereignty, and the Struggle over Cherokee Removal (1836)
  • 4. Banking and Politics in Antebellum New York (1838)
  • 5. Property, Suffrage, and the “Right of Revolution” in Rhode Island (1842)
  • 6. Debt and Democracy: The New York Constitutional Convention of 1846
  • 7. The Struggle over Public Education in Early America (1851)
  • 8. A Nation Divided: The United States and the Challenge of Secession (1861)
  • 9. Race, Justice, and the Jury System in Postbellum Virginia (1880)
  • 10. An Australian Ballot for California? (1891)
  • 11. Labor, Capital, and Government: The Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902
  • 12. The Jungle and the Debate over Federal Meat Inspection (1906)
  • 13. The Battle over the Initiative and Referendum in Massachusetts (1918)
  • 14. Regulating Radio in the Age of Broadcasting (1927)
  • 15. The Pecora Hearings (1932–1934)
  • 16. Martin Luther King and the Struggle for Black Voting Rights (1965)
  • 17. Democracy and Women’s Rights in America: The Fight over the ERA (1982)
  • 18. Leadership and Independence at the Federal Reserve (2009)
  • 19. Citizens United and Corporate Speech (2010)
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: Follow-Ups to Cases
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index