Challenges To The American Founding

Challenges To The American Founding

by Ronald J. Pestritto
     
 

ISBN-10: 0739108719

ISBN-13: 9780739108710

Pub. Date: 02/01/2005

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

Challenges to the American Founding chronicles the ideological path that led to the departure in twentieth-century American politics from the political vision of the American founders.  See more details below

Overview

Challenges to the American Founding chronicles the ideological path that led to the departure in twentieth-century American politics from the political vision of the American founders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739108710
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
02/01/2005
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Republicanism and constitutional government in the political thought of Andrew Jackson3
2John C. Calhoun and the new science of race and politics43
3Lincoln, secession, and revolution : the Civil War challenge to the founding81
4Jefferson Davis and self-government115
5Protecting the privileges of citizenship : founding, civil war, and reconstruction139
6Theology, metaphysics, and positivism : the origins of the social sciences and the transformation of the American university163
7Shoreless ocean, sunless sea : Henry Adams's Democracy195
8Walt Whitman's civic religion for America223
9Jane Addams, Benjamin Franklin, and the problem of welfare dependency241
10Woodrow Wilson, American history, and the advent of progressivism265

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