Coxey"s army



Publisher: Grossman Publishers in [New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 33 Downloads: 223
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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Coxey, Jacob Sechler, 1854-1951.,
  • Coxey, Jacob Sechler, 1854-1951.,
  • Working class -- United States -- Sources.,
  • Unemployed -- United States -- Sources.,
  • Labor movement.,
  • Unemployed.

Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Henry I. Tragle.
SeriesJackdaw ; no. A19, Jackdaw (New York, N.Y.) ;, no. A19.
ContributionsTragle, Henry Irving.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8072 .C79
The Physical Object
Pagination1 portfolio ([33] pieces) :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5046853M
ISBN 100305620967
LC Control Number74007306
OCLC/WorldCa1528984

Coxey’s Army of and the State of Populist Studies. by Dr. Wesley Bishop. Jeffrey Ostler once stated that the contentious field of Populist studies was, “one of the bloodiest episodes in American historiography.” The historiographical debate over Populism is, to say the least, long and nuanced. The group, which becomes known as Coxey’s Army, marches to the U.S. Capitol, where Coxey attempts to deliver a speech from the steps. Before he can finish, police remove him and his followers. Police cite an law that bans giving speeches or carrying signs on the Capitol grounds in order to preserve the “quiet and dignity of the Capitol. xxii, pages: 23 cm. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera. Cox's Army is a different protest march, I have set up a "distinguish".Pustelnik , 21 February (UTC)-- section marker -- Linguistic Note As of the 's "enough food to feed Coxey's Army" and other derivative phrases such as "that's enough to feed Cox's Army" had become opaque in .

Book Review. Coxey’s Army. By Benjamin F. Alexander. This semester you will read and review Benjamin F. Alexander, Coxey’s Army: Popular Protest in the Gilded Age, Johns Hopkins University Press, This book is NOT available at the Montgomery College bookstore. I strongly urge you to go online and buy a copy Size: 98KB. Radical reformer Jacob Coxey of Ohio proposed that the U.S. government hire the unemployed to fix the nation's roads. In the summer of , another protest jolted Americans. In , he organized hundreds of jobless men—nicknamed "Coxey's Army"—to carry out . How a Ragtag Band of Reformers Organized the First Protest March on Washington, D.C. The first March on Washington was a madcap affair, but in May of , s citizens descended on D.C Author: Jon Grinspan.   The “petition in boots,” as Coxey called it, became popularly known as Coxey’s Army. In the agricultural Northwest, where industrial workers were found almost entirely in a few cities such as Portland, the point of view of business and civic leaders, propagated in the press, was that unemployment was the fault of the jobless and even.

Coxey's Army. Jocob Coxey's army of unemployed who marched on Washington D.C. during the Panic of Helen Hunt Jackson's book about the long record of injustice toward the Native Americans. Mugwumps. election GOP who criticized Blaine and defected to the Democrats.

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"Coxey's Army is a timely book that evokes the recent Occupy movement while resonating against the notion of our own time as a second Gilded Age. Benjamin Alexander writes very well.

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Benjamin Alexander writes very well. Benjamin Alexander writes very well/5(3). Coxey's Army: An American Odyssey Paperback – January 1, by Carlos Arnaldo Schwantes (Author)Cited by:   Coxey’s Army explains how the demands of the Coxeyites—far from being the wild schemes of a small group of cranks—fit into a larger history of economic theories that received serious attention long before and long after the Coxey march.

Despite running Coxeys army book gauntlet of ridicule, the marchers laid down a rough outline of what, some forty years later, emerged as the New Coxeys army book. : Coxeys army book L.A.: From Coxey's Army to the Watts Riots, (): Stevens, Errol Wayne: BooksCited by: 5. Coxey’s Army explains how the demands of the Coxeyites—far from being the wild schemes of a small group of cranks—fit into a larger history of economic theories that received serious attention long before and long after the Coxey march.

Despite running a gauntlet of ridicule, the marchers laid down a rough outline of what, some forty /5(2). While Coxey’s Army set up alcohol-free camps and welcomed men and women both black and white, other factions of the army took more drastic measures.

Library of Congress/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images A huge throng of “General” Jacob Coxey’s unemployed workers march through a town on the way to Washington, : Brandon Weber.

Coxey’s Army, a group of the unemployed who marched to Washington, D.C., in the depression year of It was the only one of several groups that had set out for the U.S. capital to actually reach its destination. Coxey's Army Coxey's Army in Washington, D.C., May Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

(Digital File Number: cph 3b). Coxey's Army was an protest march to Washington, D.C. organized by businessman Jacob S. Coxey as a response to the severe economic hardship caused by the Panic of Coxey planned for the march to leave his hometown of Massillon, Ohio on Easter Sunday Coxey's Army: Popular Protest in the Gilded Age (Witness to History) 1st edition by Alexander, Benjamin F.

() Hardcover on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(3). The New York Times ran a number of wire service reports immediately before Coxey’s Army left Massillon, Ohio on Ma Coming from Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Washington D.C., the tone of the writing can best be described as bewildered amusement.

It is claimed by Marshal Browne that nearly fifty recruits have arrived in Massillon, but up to last night, none of them had been. Coxey's Army was a protest march by unemployed workers from the United States, led by Ohio businessman Jacob Coxey. They marched on Washington D.C.

inthe second year of a four-year economic depression that was the worst in United States history to that time. Coxey's Army is a timely book that evokes the recent Occupy movement while resonating against the notion of our own time as a second Gilded Age. Benjamin Alexander writes very well.

Benjamin Alexander writes very : Benjamin F. Alexander. On May 1,a tattered and hungry army of unemployed people from the western and midwestern states converged on Washington DC in the first protest march on the nation's capital. Coxey's Army tells the story of the remarkable movement to persuade Congress and President Cleveland to create public works jobs and stimulate the American : Carlos Arnaldo Schwantes.

Twenty years later, following a much smaller and less remembered march of a second “Coxey’s Army,” Coxey was permitted to ascend the steps and speak unhindered. And on May 1,a decade after the New Deal administration of FDR had indeed put the unemployed to work building roads (among many other types of job), Coxey read his.

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Coxey's Army: Popular Protest in the Gilded Age: Benjamin F Alexander: Books - (3). In this first book to trace the subsequent struggle between the radical left and L.A.s power structure, Errol Wayne Stevens tells how both sides shaped the citys character from the turn of the When the depression of the s prompted unemployed workers from Los Angeles to join a nationwide march on Washington, “Coxey’s Army” /5.

Get this from a library. Coxey's army. [Henry Irving Tragle;] -- Re-creates that historic march and its aftermath which started May 1, Coxey's Army explains how the demands of the Coxeyites--far from being the wild schemes of a small group of cranks--fit into a larger history of economic theories that received serious attention long before and long after the Coxey march.

Despite running a gauntlet of ridicule, the marchers laid down a rough outline of what, some forty years /5(2). Coxey's Army explains how the demands of the Coxeyites--far from being the wild schemes of a small group of cranks--fit into a larger history of economic theories that received serious attention long before and long after the Coxey march.

Coxey’s Army explains how the demands of the Coxeyites—far from being the wild schemes of a small group of cranks—fit into a larger history of economic theories that received serious attention long before and long after the Coxey march.

Despite running a gauntlet of ridicule, the marchers laid down a rough outline of what, some forty /5(3). Jacob Sechler Coxey Sr. (Ap – ), sometimes known as General Coxey, of Massillon, Ohio, was an American politician who ran for elective office several times inin andhe led "Coxey's Army", a group of unemployed men who marched to Washington, D.C.

to present a "Petition in Boots" demanding that the United States Congress allocate funds to create Born: Jacob Sechler Coxey, ApSelinsgrove. When Coxey’s Army finally made it to Washington D.C., his story ended anticlimactically.

Coxey, Browne, and Christopher Columbus Jones were all arrested for breaking a law by trampling the grass outside the capitol building. Other protestors continued to travel from the Western United States, but the movement largely died at the capitol steps. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Radical L.

A.: From Coxey's Army to the Watts Riots, by Errol Wayne Stevens (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. There are political interpretations of his book, the Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which have often been related to Coxey's Army.

In the novel, Dorothy, the Scarecrow (the American farmer), Tin Woodman (the industrial worker), and Cowardly Lion (political leader), march on the yellow brick road to Oz, the Capitol (or Washington DC), demanding relief.

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The Webster-Hayne Debate. John Quincy Adams and the Gag Rule, – Selma’s Bloody Sunday. "Coxey's Army is a timely book that evokes the recent Occupy movement while resonating against the notion of our own time as a second Gilded Age.

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Prologue 1. The Gilding of an Age 2. Hard Times 3. Petition in Boots 4. Other Regiments 5. Reception in the Capital Epilogue Acknowledgments Notes Suggested Further Reading.

Coxey’s Army explains how the demands of the Coxeyites—far from being the wild schemes of a small group of cranks—fit into a larger history of economic theories that received serious attention long before and long after the Coxey march. Despite running a gauntlet of ridicule, the marchers laid down a rough outline of what, some forty Author: Benjamin F.

Alexander.Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schwantes, Carlos A., Coxey's army. Moscow, Idaho: University of Idaho Press, When Jacob Coxey's army marched into Washington, D.C., inobservers didn't know what to make of this concerted effort by citizens to use the capital for national public protest.

Byhowever, when thousands marched to protest the war in Vietnam, what had once been outside the political order had become an American political norm.

Lucy G. Barber's lively, erudite history explains just.