American Progressivism: A Reader

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Ronald J. Pestritto, William Atto
Lexington Books, 2 Mei 2008 - 340 halaman
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American Progressivism is a one-volume edition of some of the most important essays, speeches, and book excerpts from the leading figures of national Progressivism. It is designed for classroom use, includes an accessible interpretive essay, and introduces each selection with a brief historical and conceptual background. The introductory essay is written with the student in mind, and addresses the important characteristics of Progressive thought and the role of Progressives in the development of the American political tradition. Students of American political thought, American politics, American history, the presidency, Congress, and political parties will find this reader to be an invaluable source for insight into Progressivism.

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Chapter 01 Introduction to American Progressivism
1
Part I THE PRINCIPLES OF PROGRESSIVISM
33
Chapter 02 Who Is a Progressive?
35
From The New Freedom Chapter 2
45
Chapter 04 The American Conception of Liberty
55
Part II PROGRESSIVE INTERPRETATIONS OF HISTORY
65
Chapter 05 The Significance of theFrontier in American History
67
From An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States Chapter 1
91
Part V NATIONAL ADMINISTRATION
189
Chapter 16 The Study of Administration
191
Chapter 17 The New Nationalism
211
Part VI PARTIES AND DIRECT DEMOCRACY
225
From La Follettes Autobiography Chapter 8
227
Chapters 12 and 13
239
Chapter 20 The Right of the People to Rule
251
From Progressive Democracy Chapter 16
261

Part III SOCIAL JUSTICE SOCIAL GOSPEL AND EDUCATION
97
From Twenty Years at HullHouse Chapter 6
99
From Christianizing the Social Order Part II Chapter 6
107
From Christianizing the Social Order Part VI Chapter 3
117
Chapter 10 My Pedagogic Creed
125
Unsigned Editorial in The New Republic
135
Part IV LEADERSHIP AND THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY
139
Chapter 12 Leaders of Men
141
From Constitutional Government in the United States Chapter 3
153
Chapter 14 Inaugural Address 1905
171
From An Autobiography Chapter 10
175
Part VII THE ELECTION OF 1912
271
Chapter 22 Progressive Platform of 1912
273
Chapter 23 Introduction to Progressive Democracy
289
Part VIII PROGRESSIVISM WAR AND PEACE
299
April 2 1917
301
Chapter 25 Opposition to Wilsons War Message
311
January 8 1918
317
Index
323
About the Editors
327
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Ronald J. Pestritto is Charles and Lucia Shipley Chair in the American Constitution at Hillsdale College and author of Woodrow Wilson and the Roots of Modern Liberalism and Woodrow Wilson: The Essential Political Writings. William J. Atto is assistant professor in the department of history at the University of Dallas.

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