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Civic ideals : conflicting visions of citizenship in U.S. history

Author: Rogers M Smith
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1997.
Series: Yale ISPS series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Is civic identity in the United States really defined by liberal, democratic political principles? Or is U.S. citizenship the product of multiple traditions - not only liberalism and republicanism but also white supremacy, Anglo-Saxon supremacy, Protestant supremacy, and male supremacy? In this powerful and disturbing book, Rogers Smith traces political struggles over U.S. citizenship laws from the colonial period
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Bürger; Weise
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rogers M Smith
ISBN: 0300069898 9780300069891 0300078773 9780300078770
OCLC Number: 36301097
Awards: Short-listed for Boston Book Review (Nonfiction) 1998
Description: x, 719 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The hidden lessons of American citizenship laws --
Fierce new world : the colonial sources of American citizenship --
Forging a revolutionary people, 1763-1776 --
Citizen of small republics : the Confederation era, 1776-1789 --
The Constitution and the quest for national citizenship --
Attempting national liberal citizenship : the Federalist years, 1789-1801 --
Toward a commercial nation of white yeoman republics : the Jeffersonian era, 1801-1829 --
High noon of the white republic : the age of Jackson, 1829-1856 --
Dred Scott unchained : the bloody birth of the free labor republic, 1857-1866 --
The America that "never was" / the radical hour, 1866-1876 --
The gilded age of ascriptive Americanism, 1876-1898 --
Progressivism and the new American empire, 1898-1912 --
Epilogue : the party of America.
Series Title: Yale ISPS series.
Responsibility: Rogers M. Smith.

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This work traces political struggles over U.S. citizenship laws from the colonial period through to the Progressive era. It shows how and why throughout this time most adults were denied access to  Read more...

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