The American Party System: An Introduction to the Study of Political Parties in the United States

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INDEX
Adams, Brooks, on party system, 379
Anti-Masonic Party, convention of, 276
Appointments, official, see Personnel
Assessment, of candidates, 330
Ballot, changes in, 342
Banking, political, 145
Bohemian voters, 15
Bloc, agricultural, 426
Boss, characteristics of, 164; tactics of, 168; limits of authority of, 172; types of, 174
Brooks, R. C., on party system, 378
Bryce, on leadership, 36; on judges, 132
Business and parties, 4
Campaigns, analysis of, 206
Canvass, in elections, 316
Capitalists and leadership, 41
Caucus, party legislation, and, 238; "mongrel" caucus, 249. See nominations
Classes and parties, 4et seq.
Civil Service, see Personnel
Closed Primary, 262
Committees of party, et seq.; national, 60; congressional, 62; state, 63; local, 67; legal regulation of, 77
Conference, in election campaigns, 321; proposal of party conference, 298
Congress, leadership of, 81
Congressional Caucus, as nominating agency, 275
Convention, National, framing platform, 231; in states, 235
Conway, on leadership, 36
Cooley, on leadership, 34
"Corrupt practices" acts, 335 et seq.
Counter organization, 96
County, leadership in, 85
Crime and politics, 151
Croly, H., on party system, 374
Demonstrations, in elections, 314
De Tocqueville, comment on America, 366
Direct Primary, see Nominations
Direct legislation, party and, 416
Discipline, party, 167, 353
Dobyns, Fletcher, quoted, 153
Economic order, party system and, 424
Education, political, as function of party, 396
Efficiency, in party service, 352
Elections, conduct of, 308, et seq.; propaganda in, 312; demonstrations in, 314; canvasses in, 316; slogans in, 322; conference in, 321; general strategy in, 322; statistics of, 325; in states, 327; finances of, 329 et seq.
English voters, 14
European party systems, 405 et seq.
Farmer-labor party, 10
Federalist party, 202
Finances, party, 329et seq.; sources of revenue, 329; amount of expenditure, 333; legal limitations upon, 335
Floor leader, 242
Ford, H. J., on party system, 379
Function party, 391 et seq.
German voters, 13
Gerrymander, 110
Goodnow, F. J., on party system, 371
Governor, leadership of, 84; opportunity by, 348
Graft, see Spoils System
Groups, parties and, 1et seq., 382et seq.
Heredity, parties and, 27

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