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Reconciliation and Revival: James R. Mann and the House Republicans in the Wilson Era Herbert F. Margulies

Reconciliation and Revival: James R. Mann and the House Republicans in the Wilson Era

Herbert F. Margulies

Published June 21st 1996
ISBN : 9780313298172
Hardcover
264 pages
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In 1912 the Republican Party experienced schism and defeat. The Democrats, led by Woodrow Wilson, captured the presidency and both houses of Congress. This book explains how the Republicans regained power in the elections of 1918 and 1920 under theMoreIn 1912 the Republican Party experienced schism and defeat. The Democrats, led by Woodrow Wilson, captured the presidency and both houses of Congress. This book explains how the Republicans regained power in the elections of 1918 and 1920 under the leadership of the Minority leader of the House, James R. Mann. Mann reorganized the Republicans and placed them strategically on the issues--economic conservatism domestically and military preparedness internationally--that led to an incremental recovery over nearly a decade. Acutely intelligent, active and bold, the Chicagoan exerted extraordinary influence.