The American Catholic Voter: 200 Years of Political Impact

The American Catholic Voter: 200 Years of Political Impact

by George J. Marlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1587310295

ISBN-13: 9781587310294

Pub. Date: 10/15/2006

Publisher: St. Augustine's Press

George J. Marlin, author of Fighting the Good Fight: A History of the New York Conservative Party (St. Augustine's Press, 2002), here traces the political and electoral history of American Catholics from the time of Lord Baltimore and the founding of Maryland to the election of George W. Bush. It is an inspiring story of ethnic Catholics who arrived on America's…  See more details below

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George J. Marlin, author of Fighting the Good Fight: A History of the New York Conservative Party (St. Augustine's Press, 2002), here traces the political and electoral history of American Catholics from the time of Lord Baltimore and the founding of Maryland to the election of George W. Bush. It is an inspiring story of ethnic Catholics who arrived on America's shores with only the clothes on their back, worked through their parishes and neighborhoods to overcome nativist bigotry, and became a significant voice in local, state, and national political affairs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781587310294
Publisher:
St. Augustine's Press
Publication date:
10/15/2006
Edition description:
1
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Ch. 1"The free exercise thereof ..."1
Ch. 2First stirrings : the Catholic voter and the election of 180019
Ch. 3The Catholic voter in the age of Jefferson and Jackson30
Ch. 4The Catholic voter versus the nativist voter52
Ch. 5The Catholic voter in the age of Lincoln74
Ch. 6The Catholic voter in the Gilded Age : the golden years90
Ch. 7The Catholic voter in the Gilded Age : the silver years113
Ch. 8The rise of the urban Catholic voter132
Ch. 9The Catholic voter in peace and war152
Ch. 10The campaign of 1928173
Ch. 11The Catholic voter in the age of Roosevelt192
Ch. 12The Catholic voter in the age of anxiety217
Ch. 13The campaign of 1960238
Ch. 14The Catholic voter in the age of the silent majority261
Ch. 15The Catholic voter in the age of Reagan285
Ch. 16The Catholic voter in the twenty-first century308

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