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Title The Democratic party : documents decoded / Douglas B. Harris and Lonce H. Bailey.
Imprint Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2014]
©2014

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Description 1 online resource (xxxv, 281 pages)
Series Documents decoded
Documents decoded.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Democratic Party (U.S.)
Democratic Party (U.S.)
United States -- History -- Sources.
United States -- Politics and government -- Sources.
United States.
Genre Reference works.
History.
Sources.
Reference works.
Contents Chapter 1. "Baneful effects," good feelings, and the rise of democratic populism : 1796-1896 -- chapter 2. Progressivism, national purpose, and the emergence of the new deal -- chapter 3. The cold war and civil rights : transitions to the modern Democratic Party -- chapter 4. Democrats in disarray : Vietnam, new politics, and the Reagan era -- chapter 5. New democrats : building a bridge to the 21st century -- chapter 6. Resigned to opposition : democrats in the George W. Bush years -- chapter 7. Making history : hope and change in the rise and reign of Barack Obama.
Summary Through an examination of key historical documents, this book chronicles the Democratic Party''s complete transformation from the small-government, Jeffersonian party to a party of activist government and social progressivism during the presidencies of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama.
Other Author Sandy-Bailey, Lonce H., 1967- author.
Other Title Print version: Harris, Douglas. Democratic Party: Documents Decoded. Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2014 9781610696432