The Encyclopedia of Populism in America: A Historical Encyclopedia

Editor/Author Kindell, Alexandra and Demers, Elizabeth S.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $189.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $283.50
ISBN: 978-1-59-884567-9
Category: History - United States -- History
Image Count: 50
Book Status: Available
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This valuable encyclopedia examines how ordinary people have voiced their opposition to the prevailing political, economic, and social constructs of the past as well how the elite or leaders at the time have reacted to that opposition.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Guide to Related Topics
  • Volume 1: A-M
  • A
  • Abbott, Lyman
  • Abolitionism
  • Addams, Jane
  • African Americans and Populism
  • Agrarianism
  • Agricultural Issues, Regional
  • Agricultural Newspapers and Farmer Unrest
  • Agricultural Wheel
  • Alger, Horatio, Jr.
  • Allen, William Vincent
  • Alliance
  • Allied Peoples’ Party
  • Altgeld, John P.
  • American Federation of Labor (AFL)
  • American Non-Conformist
  • Anarchism
  • Anderson, Sherwood
  • Antigay Populism
  • Anti-Imperialism/Colonialism
  • Arnett, Alex Matthews
  • Automobile
  • B
  • Bacon's Rebellion
  • Bailey, Liberty Hyde
  • Banking System of the Late Nineteenth Century
  • Barnum, P. T.
  • Baseball and Populism
  • Baum, L. Frank
  • Bellamy, Edward
  • Black Panther Party (BPP)
  • Bland, Richard P.
  • Blease, Cole
  • Boas, Franz
  • Bonus Army
  • Bourbon Democracy
  • Bryan, William Jennings
  • Bryce, James
  • Bull Moose Party
  • Burned-over District
  • Burrows, Jay
  • Bush, George W., Populist Rhetoric of
  • Butler, Marion
  • C
  • Capra, Frank
  • Carter, James Earl “Jimmy”
  • Cather, Willa
  • Charles, Robert
  • Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company
  • Chávez, César E.
  • Clayton Antitrust Act
  • Cleburne Platform
  • Cleveland, Grover
  • Coin's Financial School
  • Colorado, Populism in
  • Colored Farmers’ Alliance (CFA)
  • Comstock, Anthony
  • Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)
  • Cooperative Commonwealth
  • Copland, Aaron
  • Country Life Movement
  • Coxey, Jacob
  • Coxey's Army
  • Crédit Mobilier Scandal
  • Crime of ’73
  • Cripple Creek War
  • “Cross of Gold” Speech
  • Czolgosz, Leon
  • D
  • Darrow, Clarence
  • Debs, Eugene
  • Democratic Party
  • Department Stores and Mail-Order Catalogs
  • Depression of 1873
  • Depression of 1893
  • De Tocqueville, Alexis
  • Diggs, Annie L.
  • Dixon, Thomas, Jr.
  • Dobbs, Louis Carl
  • Donnelly, Ignatius
  • Douglass, Frederick
  • Drought
  • E
  • Eddy, Mary Baker
  • Eight-hour Day
  • Electricity
  • “The Elite”
  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • Emery, Sarah
  • Environmentalism
  • Eugenics
  • Evangelicalism and Populism
  • F
  • Farmers’ Alliance
  • Farmers’ and Laborers’ Union of America (FLUA)
  • Farmers’ Clubs
  • Farmers’ Mutual Benefit Association (FMBA)
  • Farmers’ Transportation Convention
  • The Farmer's Wife
  • Federal Farm Board (FFB)
  • Federal Intermediate Credit Banks (FICBs)
  • Federal Reserve
  • Federal Reserve Act
  • Federal Trade Commission Act
  • Felton, William Harrell
  • Feminism
  • Film
  • Flint Strike
  • Flower, Benjamin Orange
  • Force Bill
  • Freedom Riders
  • Freethinkers
  • G
  • Garland, Hamlin
  • Garrison, William Lloyd
  • George, Henry
  • George, Milton
  • Gilded Age
  • Gilman, Charlotte Perkins
  • Goldman, Emma
  • Gold Standard/Free Silver
  • Goldwater, Barry M.
  • Gompers, Samuel
  • “Goodbye, My Party, Goodbye”
  • Granger Movement
  • Grant, Madison
  • Grasshopper Plagues
  • Great Society
  • Greenback Party
  • Griffith, D. W. and The Birth of a Nation
  • Gronlund, Laurence
  • Guthrie, Woodrow Wilson “Woody”
  • H
  • Hanna, Mark
  • Haskell, Anna Fader
  • Haskell, Burnette G.
  • Hayes, “Lemonade” Lucy
  • Haymarket Riot
  • Hepburn Act
  • Herron, George Davis
  • Highlander Folk School
  • Hightower, Jim
  • Hill, James J.
  • Hill, Joe
  • Hiss, Alger
  • Historians of Populism
  • Holcomb, Silas Alexander
  • Hollywood Ten
  • Homestead Act
  • Homestead Strike
  • I
  • Illinois Woman's Alliance (IWA)
  • Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)
  • Ingersoll, Robert
  • International Monetary Conferences
  • Interstate Commerce Act (ICA)
  • Irons, Martin
  • Ivins, Mary Tyler “Molly”
  • J
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Jones, Mary Harris/Mother Jones
  • Jute-bagging Trust
  • K
  • Kansas, Populism in
  • Kansas City Conference
  • Kaweah Colony
  • Kelley, Oliver Hudson
  • Kellie, Luna
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr.
  • Knights of Labor
  • Know Nothings
  • Ku Klux Klan (KKK)
  • L
  • Lease, Mary
  • Leisure
  • Lewelling, Lorenzo D.
  • Lewis, John L.
  • Lewis, Sinclair
  • Lindsay, Vachel
  • Long, Huey
  • Long-Haul/Short-Haul Discrimination
  • Loucks, Henry Langford
  • Luhan, Mabel Dodge
  • M
  • Macune, Dr. C. W.
  • Maxwell, Samuel
  • McBride, John
  • McCarthy, Joseph
  • McKinley, William, Jr.
  • Mencken, H. L.
  • Merritt, Ada Chase
  • Middle-of-the-Road Populists
  • Mills, C. Wright
  • Modernism
  • Moody, Dwight
  • Volume 2: N-Z
  • N
  • Nashville Conference
  • National Alliance Aid Association
  • National Monetary Commission
  • National Parks
  • National Reform Press Association (NRPA)
  • National Rifle Association (NRA)
  • National Woman's Alliance
  • Neoconservatives
  • Neoliberals
  • Neopopulism
  • Newberry Railroad Rate Bill
  • New Deal
  • New Woman
  • Nineteenth Amendment
  • Nonpartisan League (NPL)
  • Northeast and Industrial Midwest, Populism in the
  • Northern Alliance
  • Northern Securities Case
  • Northwest Ordinance
  • Nugent, Thomas
  • O
  • Obama, Barack, Populist Rhetoric of
  • Ocala Convention
  • Olmsted, Frederick Law
  • Omaha Contract
  • Omaha Convention of 1892
  • Open Alliance
  • Overproduction Theory
  • P
  • Pack, Emma
  • Palin, Sarah
  • Pattillo, Walter Alexander
  • Peffer, William Alfred
  • Peonage
  • “The People”
  • People's Party
  • Peters, Laura Hall
  • Piven, Frances Fox
  • Plains and Midwest, Populism in the
  • Plumb, Preston
  • Polk, Leonidas L.
  • Pop Music
  • Popular Culture
  • Popular Front
  • Populism
  • Poverty Campaigns
  • Powderly, Terence V.
  • Powers, John H.
  • The Press and Populism
  • Producerism
  • Progressive Farmer
  • Progressivism
  • Prohibition
  • Proposition 13
  • Public Education
  • Pullman Strike
  • Punk Music
  • Q
  • Quantity Theory of Money
  • R
  • Railroad Regulation
  • Railroads
  • Rauschenbusch, Walter
  • Rayner, John
  • Readjuster Party
  • Reagan, Ronald, Populist Rhetoric of
  • Red Scare of 1919
  • Regionalism
  • Robber Barons
  • Rochdale Plan
  • Rogers, Will
  • Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • Rosenberg, Julius, and Rosenberg, Ethel
  • Rural Credits
  • S
  • Sagebrush Rebellion
  • Sanger, Margaret
  • Schilling, Robert
  • Scopes Trial
  • Sewall, Arthur M.
  • Shays's Rebellion
  • Sherman Silver Purchase Act
  • Silver Republicans
  • Sinclair, Upton
  • Singleton, Benjamin “Pap”
  • Social Christianity
  • Social Darwinism
  • Social Gospel
  • Socialism, Christian
  • South, Populism in the
  • Springfield Convention
  • Stanton, Elizabeth Cady
  • Steinbeck, John
  • Stevens, Lillian
  • St. Louis Convention of 1896
  • Streeter, Alson J.
  • Subtreasury Plan
  • Sullivan, Louis Henry
  • Sunday, Billy
  • Sutro, Adolph
  • T
  • Tariffs
  • Taubeneck, Herman E.
  • Tea Party
  • Technological Unemployment
  • Teller, Henry Moore
  • Tenant Farming
  • Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
  • Tesla, Nikola
  • Texas, Populism in
  • Third Parties
  • Tibbles, Thomas Henry
  • Tillman, Benjamin R.
  • Timber Culture Act
  • Trans-Mississippi Exposition
  • Transportation Act of 1920
  • Twain, Mark
  • Tweed, William M.
  • U
  • Union League
  • Union Pacific Railroad
  • United Auto Workers (UAW)
  • Urbanization
  • V
  • Valesh, Eva McDonald
  • Vance, Zebulon
  • Vandervoort, Paul
  • Van Wyck, Charles Henry
  • Vaudeville
  • Veblen, Thorstein
  • W
  • Waite, Davis
  • Wald, Lillian D.
  • Wallace, George C.
  • Warehouse Act
  • War on Poverty
  • Washington, Booker T.
  • Weather Underground
  • Wells, Ida B.
  • West, Populism in the
  • Western Alliance
  • Western Rural
  • Wheeler, Wayne
  • Whiskey Rebellion
  • White, William Allen
  • Whitman, Walt
  • Willard, Frances E.
  • Williams, Samuel W.
  • Willits, John F.
  • Wilson-Gorman Tariff
  • Wizard of Oz
  • Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU)
  • Women's Trade Union League (WTUL)
  • Workingman's School
  • World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition
  • Wounded Knee
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd
  • Y
  • YMCA/YWCA
  • Z
  • Zoot Suit Riots
  • Bibliography
  • Editors and Contributors