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(1964), SCOTUS ruled that Congress does enjoy the right to prohibit discrimination in public accommodations because of Article I’s commerce clause●and so it has not been overturned; in United States v. Morrison(2000), SCOTUS ruled 5-4 to aﬃrm this longstanding precedent 1884election of 1884MugwumpsGrover Cleveland(D-NY) def. James Blaine (R-ME) 219-182... Cleveland claimed NY’s 36 EVs by a margin of 1K votes out of >1M cast, along with IN, CT, NJ, and all former slave states... Cleveland won by <25K nationwide out of >10M votes cast●first Democrat elected since James Buchanan in 1856 and the last (except for his own re-election in 1892) until Wilsonin 1912●the campaign was marked by exceptional acrimony and invective●slogan (Democrats): “Burn, burn, burn this letter!” based on a letter Blaine had written while selling his influence in Congress... he’d written as a postscript, “Burn this letter” (Blaine received $1.5M (2010$) for his influence, from many sources)●slogan (Republicans): “Ma, ma, where’s my pa?” based on the story, publicized in July, that Cleveland had fathered a child out of wedlock and the woman had ended up in an asylum (after the elections, Democrats chanted gleefully in response, “Gone to the White House, ha, ha, ha”)●major issue: Mugwumps, Republicans disgusted with Blaine’s unethical behavior, worked for Cleveland’s election in the North●Irish Catholics in NY were energized in the final week of the campaign by an anti-Catholic slur by a pro-Blaine NY Republican that was publicized not by the media, but by the Cleveland campaign1885-91893-7Grover Cleveland (D)see ADVANCED AMERICAN HISTORY TIMELINE: 1890-19451884Mugwumpssee ELECTION OF 1884 above1885Mark TwainrealismMO-born journalist, traveler, humorist, and (period of realism)author of Huckleberry Finn, the sequel to the children’s book Tom Sawyer (1876), an unflattering portrayal of the antebellumSouth and of an idealistic boy seeking to do right●known for an early article, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”●William Faulknercalled Twain “the father of American literature”; Ernest Hemingwaylater remarked similarly●considered a writer of the realistmovement, a reaction to the romantic movement (peaked in the US 1850-5)... realists, prominent in the second half of the 19th century, believed in the ideology of objective reality and revolted against the exaggerated emotionalism of the romantic movement in the mid-19th century... similarly, modernismin the early 20th century was a reaction to Realism... see THE LOST GENERATION (1919-29) in ADVANCED AMERICAN HISTORY TIMELINE 1890-1944... and ADVANCED AMERICAN HISTORY TIMELINE: INDIGENOUS PEOPLESThis timeline is meant to provide training for students of American history. It should not be cited as an academic source. Notify [email protected] with any errors or uncited quotations.
ADVANCED AMERICAN HISTORY TIMELINE 1801-1889... LAST UPDATE Tuesday, June 21, 2016... by J. A. Stanford, Jr., PAGE 1121885bison extinct in the wildsee ADVANCED AMERICAN HISTORY TIMELINE: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES1886Haymarket Square Riot