The Democratic Experiment: New Directions in American Political History

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INDEX
Abbott, Charles F., 257
abolitionism, 70–71, 83n.92; and the Con- stitution, 122, 126–27, 131–34, 140n.4, 140–41nn.10 and 11, (see also Thir- teenth Amendment); and domestic ideol- ogy, 179 (see also “family values” poli- tics); grassroots organizations, 131–33; of the Republican party, 122, 131, 133
abolitionist mails controversy (1835), 51, 73–74
abortion, 186, 190
Ackerman, Bruce, 139n.3
Adams, John, 26; on bankers, 359; Coo- per’s critique of, 33, 36–37; Hamilton’s criticism of, 38, 48n.66; Locke’s influ- ence on, 373–74n.3; public support aroused by, 28–29; on reputation, 30
Adams, John Quincy, 51, 55, 56, 57–58; constitutional amendments proposed by, 126, 140n.10; and Cook, 71; and corrup- tion, 58, 59–60, 78n.34; on the gag rule crisis, 126; presidential campaign of, 60
Adams, Samuel, 359
Adams, Thomas, 45–46n.40
Addams, Jane, 213, 361, 362
Addison, Alexander, 30, 45n.31
Adorno, Theodor, 366
“Advice to My Country” (Madison), 21
African-Americans: civil rights of, 86, 312 (see also Fourteenth Amendment); Freedmen’s Bureau for, 179–80; Social Se- curity benefits for, 310; suffrage rights of, 11–12, 121, 136–37; urban population of, 312. See also race/racism; slavery
Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA), 259–60
Aid to Dependent Children (ADC), 310
Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), 316, 318
Alger, Horatio, 361
Alien and Sedition Acts, 23, 90. See also Se- dition Act
Alien Enemies Act, 44n.16
Alien Friends Act, 44n.16
Allen, John, 30
Altgeld, John Peter, 207
Altschuler, Glenn, 84n.101
Amalgamated Clothing Workers, 256
Amar, Akhil, 102–3, 139n.3
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), 284
American Association of University Women, 256
American Bar Association, 200–201
American Colonization Society, 68
American exceptionalism, 5, 148, 165, 302–3, 354, 368, 391. See also APD
American Farm Bureau Federation, 284
American Federation of Labor, 237, 256, 266
American Judicature Society (Chicago), 200–201, 210
American Political Development. See APD
American Political Science Association, 6
American Revolution, 269n.5; and demo- cratic culture, 359; Hartz on, 357, 358– 59; Hofstadter on, 394; republicanism in, 7
American System (Madisonian platform), 56, 78n.28
Ames, Fisher, 25, 28, 41
Andersen, Kristi, 195n.17, 244–45n.5
Andrews, George Reid, 364
antebellum politics: and citizenship, 10, 93, 102–3, 104, 106; and the Constitu- tion, 122–23, 124–25, 134; Hartz on, 357, 360–61, 362
Anthony, Susan B., 131
antiabortion movement, 186, 190
antibusing movement. See busing
antislavery movement. See abolitionism
antistatism, 1–2; central government as ac- commodating, 15; and central govern- ment’s authority/legitimacy, 9; grassroots, 281; and individualism, 280–81; of inter- est groups, 13; opposition to types of gov- ernment, 297n.26; and political culture, 280–81; in the suburbs, 14–15. See also localism; taxes, opposition to
Anti-Trust and Monopoly Subcommittee, 267
antitrust policies/laws, 209, 253, 258, 261, 267

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