Uphill All the Way:
The Fortunes of Progressivism, 1919-1929

By Kevin C. Murphy, Copyright 2013-2014. All Rights Reserved.

Abstract | Acknowledgements | Preface | Prologue
Intro | Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Conclusion

TABLE OF CONTENTS



ABSTRACT | ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS | PREFACE

INTRODUCTION: THE BOURNE LEGACY
I. The Bourne Legacy. II. Progressives and Progressivism. III. Cast of Characters. IV. Review of the Literature. V. Chapter Outline

PROLOGUE: INAUGURATION DAY, 1921

PART ONE: CRACK-UP: FROM VERSAILLES TO NORMALCY
Chapter One: The Tragedy of the Peace Messiah
I. An American in Paris. II. A Human Failure III. A Failure of Idealism? IV. The Peace Progressives

Chapter Two: The "League of Dam-Nations"
I. Collapse at Pueblo. II. The Origins of the League. III. The League After Armistice. IV. Progressive Nationalists. V. The Treaty Arrives. VI. The Articles of Contention. VII. Things Fall Apart. VIII. Aftermath.

Chapter Three: Chaos at Home
I. Terror Comes to R St. II. The Storm Before the Storm. III. Enemies in Office, Friends in Jail. IV. Mobilizing the Nation. V. The Wheels Come Off. VI. On a Pale Horse. VII. Battle in Seattle. VIII. The Great Strike Wave. IX. Steel and Coal. X. The Red Summer. XI. The Forces of Order. XII. Mr. Palmer's War. XIII. The Fever Breaks. XIV. The Best Laid Plans.

Chapter Four: The Triumph of Reaction: 1920
I. A Rematch Not to Be. II. The Man on Horseback. III. The Men in the Middle. IV. I'm for Hiram. V. Visions of a Third Term. VI. Ambition in the Cabinet. VII. The Democrats' Lowden. VIII. The Great Engineer. IX. The Smoke-Filled Room. X. San Francisco. XI. A Third Party?. XII. Mr. Ickes' Vote. XIII. Countdown to a Landslide. XIV. The Triumph of Reaction.
PART TWO: CONFRONTING NORMALCY
Chapter Five: The Politics of Normalcy
I. The Harding White House. II. Organizing in Opposition. III. Lobbies Pestiferous and Progressive. IV. The Taint of Newberryism. V. The Harding Scandals. VI. Tempest From a Teapot.

Chapter Six: Legacies of the Scare
I. The Education of Jane Addams. II. Prisoners of Conscience. III. The Laws and the Court. IV. The Shoemaker and the Fish-Peddler. V. The Shame of America. VI. The Right to Organize. VII. Professional Patriots.

Chapter Seven: America and the World
I. The Sins of the Colonel. II. Guarding the Back Door. III. Disarming the World. IV. The Outlawry of War. V. The Temptations of Empire. VI. Immigrant Indigestion.

Chapter Eight: The Duty to Revolt: 1924
I. Indian Summer. II. Now is the Time. III. Hiram and Goliath. IV. Coronation in Cleveland. V. Schism in the Democracy. VI. Escape from New York. VII. Fighting Bob. VIII. Coolidge or Chaos. IX. The Contested Inheritance. X. Reds, Pinks, Blues, and Yellows. XI. The Second Landslide.
PART TWO: A NEW ERA
Chapter Nine: The Business of America
I. Two Brooms, Two Presidents. II. A Puritan in Babylon. III. Hoover and Mellon. IV. Business Triumphant.

Chapter Ten: Culture and Consumption
I. A Distracted Nation. II. The Descent of Man. III. The Problem of Public Opinion. IV. The Triumph of the Cynics. V. Scopes and the Schism. VI. Not with a Bang, but a Whimper. VII. New World and a New Woman. VIII. The Empire and the Experiment.

Chapter Eleven: New Deal Coming
I. A Taste of Things to Come. II. The General Welfare. III. The Sidewalks of Albany. IV. For the Child, Against the Court. V. The Rivers Give, The Rivers Take.

Chapter Twelve: My America Against Tammany's: 1928
I. The Republican Succession. II. The Available Man. III. Hoover v. Smith. IV. The Third Landslide.
CONCLUSION: TIRED RADICALS
I. The Strange Case of Reynolds Rogers. II. The Progressive Revival. III. Confessions of the Reformers.

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