The Political Parties of To-Day: A Study in Republican and Democratic Politics

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CONTENTS
CHAPTER PAGE
PREFACEvii
I. EMPTY BOTTLES1
II. THE CONSTITUTIONAL BASIS OF NATIONAL POLITICS14
III. THE ECONOMIC BASIS OF NATIONAL POLITICS39
IV. THE SECTIONAL BASIS OF NATIONAL POLITICS82
V. WHEN COTTON WAS KING130
VI. THE SUPREMACY OF THE RADICAL REPUBLICANS156
VII. THE REIGN OF KING CORN185
VIII. THE SUPREMACY 0F THE CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICANS214
IX. ARMAGEDDON248
X. BACK TO NORMALCY279
XI. THE FUNCTION OF THE MINOR PARTIES313
XII. THE FUTURE OF THE BI-PARTISAN TRADITION348
APPENDIX A. THE POLITICAL SECTIONS385
APPENDIX B. THE AGRICULTURAL REGIONS389
INDEX395

MAPS AND CHARTS
THE POLITICAL SECTIONS Frontispiece
PAGE
THE AGRICULTURAL REGIONS69
PERIODS OF DEMOCRATIC SUPREMACY IN NATIONAL POLITICS85
PERIODS OF REPUBLICAN SUPREMACY IN NATIONAL POLITICS86
DISTRIBUTION OF THE POPULAR VOTE AT PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS BETWEEN THE REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC PARTIES: FOR THE UNITED STATES AS A WHOLE AND BY SELECTED STATES94

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