Franklin

The transformation of the American democratic republic / Stephen M. Krason.

Author/Creator:
Krason, Stephen M.
Publication:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 538 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
United States -- Politics and government.
United States -- Politics and government -- Philosophy.
Democracy -- United States.
Contents:
America's parchment regime: the original character of the American democratic republic and the culture supporting it
1789-1817: the formative years, the Federalist Party era, and Jeffersonianism
1817-1840: the eras of "good feelings" and Jacksonian democracy
1840-1877: expansion, sectionalism, the Civil War, and Reconstruction
1877-1920: the Gilded Age, the Progressive Era, and World War I
1920-1945: the "Roaring twenties", the Great Depression, and World War II
1945-1960: post-World War II America and the Cold War
1960-1980: the welfare state, cultural upheaval, and the reign and decline of liberalism
1980-present: the upsurge of conservatism, economic transformation, and post-Cold War America
Analysis and conclusion: how and why the American democratic republic has been transformed.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1412847451
OCLC:
754908708
Publisher Number:
99950352293
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