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The Nonpartisan league

by Herbert E. Gaston

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Published by Hyperion Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Townley, A. C. 1880-1959,
  • National Nonpartisan League

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the ed. published by Harcourt, Brace and Howe, New York.

    Statementby Herbert E. Gaston.
    SeriesThe Radical tradition in America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1485.N4 G3 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 325 p. ;
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5182657M
    ISBN 100883552191
    LC Control Number75000316

    Nonpartisan League, also called Farmers’ Nonpartisan League, or (after ) National Nonpartisan League, in U.S. history, alliance of farmers to secure state control of marketing facilities by endorsing a pledged supporter from either major party. It was founded in North Dakota by a Socialist, Arthur C. Townley, in , at the height of the Progressive movement in the . Independent publishers from around the world participated in the 23rd annual, Independent Publisher Book Awards (the IPPYs). There are winners from five Australian provinces, seven Canadian provinces, forty-two states and the District of Columbia and Guam, plus France, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, and more.

    The Nonpartisan League often overstepped the legitimate concerns of a political organization. The case of Brinton’s Law is a good example of the League abusing its political power. This law is one of many instances which caused many League members to doubt the quality of leadership in the League. NONPARTISAN LEAGUE. United by low commodity prices, high interest rates, shady practices in the grain trade, and thwarted political goals, farmers of North Dakota gathered in the spring of to form the Nonpartisan League (NPL). Coalescing behind the impressive oratorical and organizational skills of Arthur C. Townley, the NPL served the.

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Sporting taut prose and careful analysis, Sons of the Wild Jackass tells the dramatic story of the Nonpartisan League's colorful--and controversial--leaders. --Michael J. Lansing, author of Insurgent Democracy: The Nonpartisan League in North American Politics, Sons of the Wild Jackass offers a new narrative of the leaders of the NPL and how their Author: Terry L.

Shoptaugh. “The book is an excellent opportunity to take a new look at the impact of the Nonpartisan League not only in North Dakota, but nationally and in Canada. Lansing’s account of the League’s success and failure is also a study of the difficult but not impossible path of citizen action that can transform the political process, Cited by: 3.

The Nonpartisan League is the reason that North Dakota has a nearlyyear-old functioning public bank (the only one in the country) but, unsurprisingly, it was a lot more than that. I knew at least of the existence of Minnesota's Democratic Farmer Labor party, but I don't think I had even really heard of the NPL, which is a This is a long, dense book on a subject I /5.

Read this book on Questia. The National Nonpartisan League, the organization of western farmers of which A. Townley is the founder, has lived long enough and has accomplished enough so that its career will form a genuine historic episode, the record of which, no matter what may be its future, will find a place in the permanent records of the nation.

Political Prairie Fire: The Nonpartisan League, InNorth Dakota farmers, driven by anger and frustration, organized themselves to challenge the grain-marketing and banking monopolies that denied them the profits of their own labor/5.

The book "Sons of the Wild Jackass: The Nonpartisan League in North Dakota" chronicles a farmer's movement, influential in the s and s, was written by Terry Shoptaugh and published by the. Title The Nonpartisan Leader (Fargo, N.D.) Of Publication Created / Published Fargo, N.D.: H.E.

Behrens [Farmers Non-Partisan Organization League]. These movements procreated the Nonpartisan League, North Dakota's greatest political insurgency.

The NPL, born inunited progressives, reformers, and radicals behind a platform that called for many progressive reforms, ranging from improved state services and full suffrage for women to state ownership of banks, mills and elevators, and insurances.

The Nonpartisan League was an agrarian movement begun in in North Dakota that soon spread to Minnesota. League members protested the poor market conditions of farmers.

The League advocated economic reforms to relieve the plight of farmers, who were exploited by middlemen in the grain elevator, packinghouse, stockyard, and cold storage. This is the list of independent professional baseball teams (as of Decem ), including direct links to the teams’ websites and league websites.

At the time of this update there still be may changes to the teams in a particular league and/or the official team names. Once the league schedules are finalized then will the Stadiums. The Nonpartisan Leader and The National Leader. North Dakota's Nonpartisan League (NPL), born inunited reformers and radicals behind a platform that called for progressive reforms, ranging from improved state services and full suffrage for women to state ownership of banks, mills, elevators, and insurance.

The North Dakota Nonpartisan League was an American left-wing populist political party that existed in North Dakota from –Ideology: Left-wing populism, Democratic socialism. The Democratic-Nonpartisan League is also seeking National delegates.

You must fill out the national delegate form and contact HQ. Attached below is delegate, alternative, and national Followers: Nonpartisan League, in U.S.

history, political pressure group of farmers and workers organized in and led by a former socialist, Arthur C. Townley, who believed that the solution to the farmers' troubles lay in united political action.

National Nonpartisan League Papers, (). Contains correspondence and miscellany of Henry G. Teigan, the League's secretary from toand other league officials; correspondence, financial records, and other materials of the Northwestern Service Bureau, which assisted local newspapers that supported the league; subscription, financial, and other records of the League.

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STANDARD BOOK NUMBER: This pamphlet and the microfilm edition of the Nattonal Nonpartisan League Papers which it describes were made possible by a grant of funds from the National Historical Publications Commission to the Minnesota Historical Society. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gaston, Herbert E.

(Herbert Earle), Nonpartisan league. New York, Harcourt, Brace and Howe. Inwestern farmers mounted one of the most significant challenges to party politics America has seen: the Nonpartisan League, which sought to empower citizens and restrain corporate influence.

Before its collapse in the s, the League counted overpaying members, spread to thirteen states and two Canadian provinces, controlled North Dakota’s state .“Ottessa Moshfegh is a modern-day Camus.

A woman finds a note in the woods that proclaims someone is dead. Murdered, in fact. She investigates between dog walks and early evening naps but soon facts, memories, and suppositions entwine and overlap until the simple act of asking a question can unravel the thread of an entire life.The Nonpartisan League finally gave North Dakota farmers the political power and political positions they had been seeking since organizing the Farmers’ Alliance in The Farmers’ Alliance and American Society of Equity had also asked for state-owned grain elevators and state regulation of railroads and grain-grading.