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Albert J. Beveridge; American nationalist.

Author: John Braeman; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1971]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the most remarkable senators of early twentieth-century America, Albert J. Beveridge distinguished himself both as U.S. Senator from Indiana and as a historian. Braeman shows how Beveridge's achievements while in the Senate made him one of the foremost progressives of the time. Beveridge is presented both as a "Hoosier politician" and in the larger context of national politics.
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Named Person: Albert J Beveridge; Albert J Beveridge
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Braeman; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
ISBN: 0226070603 9780226070605
OCLC Number: 141244
Description: x, 370 pages 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Youth --
Indianapolis lawyer --
Election to the Senate --
The high tide of empire --
The ebbing of imperialism --
Politics in state and nation 1899-1904 --
Statehood for the Southwest --
Beveridge moves toward progressivism --
Saving the child --
Tackling the tariff --
The widening split --
The Payne-Aldrich tariff fight --
Insurgency --
Defeat --
Lame duck Senator --
Battling for the Lord at Armageddon --
From politics to history --
The death of the Progressive Party --
Chief Justice John Marshall --
Trying for a political comeback --
The beginnings of Lincoln --
The final years --
Retrospect.

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One of the most remarkable senators of early twentieth-century America, Albert J. Beveridge distinguished himself both as U.S. Senator from Indiana and as a historian. Braeman shows how Beveridge's achievements while in the Senate made him one of the foremost progressives of the time. Beveridge is presented both as a "Hoosier politician" and in the larger context of national politics.

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