The First New Nation: The United States in Historical States in Historical and Comparative Perspective

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Subject Index
abolitionists, 34
abstention, principle of, 65
achievement, equality and, 1-2, 203, 213, 253, 273, 284, 318; gifted child and, 127‐ 129 ; in Great Britain, 215; and labor unions, 203; legitimacy and, 245; and Old World traditions, 101; other-directedness and, 134-135; Protestant ethic and, 126-127; religion and, 273; school youths' attitude toward, 133; social structure and, 174-175; value system and, 123
achievement-orientation, 132-134
Actors' Equity, 190
address, forms of, 320
"affluent society," 1, 174, 338
AFL-CIO, 189n.
Africa, kinship with world ideals in, 67‐ 68 ; mass parties in, 33 n.; nationalism in, 23n., 24, 35n.; neutralism in, 62; one‐ party systems in, 33n., 36-37; opposition permitted in, 44; party structure in, 31-32, 314; religious nationalism in, 79; rule of law in, 11; unifying functions of parties in, 33n.
age, education and, 328
Alien and Sedition Acts, 39, 42 n.
America, see United States
American character, changing nature of, 101-139; conformity in, 116-119; continuity of, 106; egalitarianism in, 110; foreign accounts of, 106-122; social barriers and, 113; summary of factors in, 129-139; unchanging nature of, 106-110; values and, 110-122
American history, continuity in, 104; periods in, 106
Americanism, as ideology, 178
American labor movement, 171-173; see also labor unions
American literature, 73-74, 259, 278
American Newspaper Guild, 190
American political system, see political parties; party systems
American Protestantism, fecundity of, 166-167; see also Protestantism; religion
American religion, church-state separation in, 81, 161, 168; competition in, 160; pervasiveness of, 141-151, 155-156; secularity in, 151-159, 166-167; special quality of, 155, 159; value system and, 105, 140-169; voluntarism in, 159-169; see also Protestant ethic; religion
American Revolution, basic values of, 105; effect of in Canada, 87-88; effect of on "lower class," 341; egalitarianism and, 123, 127; legitimacy of authority following, 16-17, 77; national unity and, 26, 30; religion and, 159
American values, 123, 170; see also values; value system
"American way of life," 158, 165, 168
Angola, Portuguese, 24n.
anti-Americanism, 256
anti-clericalism, 273 n.
anti-Federalists, 30-31
anti-intellectualism, 71-73
anti-Jackson party, 82
anti-Masonic party, 82, 84
Anti-Saloon League, 339n.
anti-Semitism, 117
anti-Westernism, 35
Arab nations, national unity problem in, 25
aristocracy, collectivity and, 270; equality and, 112; in France, 226, 241; in Germany, 232-233, 242; in Great Britain, 217-218, 243-244, 291; versus labor union leadership, 190-191; versus populism, 76; religion and, 83, 95, 162; secrecy and, 219-220; in Sweden, 235-236
Arminianism, 161-163
army life, 93, 273, 276, 343
Articles of Confederation, 27, 31n.
ascription, 209-211, 237, 282; achievement and, 245, 249; elitism and, 271
Asia, kinship with world ideals in, 67-68; neutralism in, 62; opposition permitted in, 44; rule of law in, 11
Australia, anti-elitism in, 199; education in, 260-261; as egalitarian society, 199-202, 254-255, 267; frontier in, 255‐ 256 ; labor unions in, 192, 201, 264-265; law enforcement in, 265; lawyers in,

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