California's Prodigal Sons: Hiram Johnson and the Progressives, 1911-1917

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8
DISINTEGRATION AND DEADLOCK

In June, 1916, two presidential nominating conventions were held simultaneously in Chicago. The Coliseum was the scene of the Republican convention, while a smaller Progressive convention was housed in the auditorium adjoining the old Congress Hotel.

Despite disavowals of his candidacy, Charles Evans Hughes was the leading contender for the Republican nomination. The Old Guard would have preferred to nominate conservative Elihu Root of New York, but even they realized it would be politically expedient to nominate Hughes. The tall, distinguished New Yorker had compiled an excellent record as his state's chief executive. He had gained national fame in 1905 as a result of his investigation and exposure of lax management in the great insurance companies of New York.1 Resigning the governorship in 1910, he had become an associate justice of the Supreme Court, where he was still serving in 1916. Hughes had won a place of leadership among the liberal minority of the

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Table of contents

  • Title Page ii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents x
  • 1 - The Genesis of Reform 1
  • 2 - "A Fight Against the Interests" 20
  • 3 - Onward Christian Capitalists 34
  • 4 - The "Bull Moose" Campaign 57
  • 5 - Acceptance and Rejection In 1913 70
  • 6 - Mutiny and Party Discord 92
  • 7 - The Declining Years 104
  • 8 - Disintegration and Deadlock 117
  • 9 - Blunder Begets Blunder 128
  • 10 - The Initial Response 145
  • 11 - The Final Response 156
  • 12 - An Appraisal 169
  • Appendix I 183
  • Appendix II 185
  • Appendix III 187
  • Index 243
  • Index 245
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