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How a failed 17th century rebellion can help explain Donald Trump's election victory

Tatum, Dale C. (2017) How a failed 17th century rebellion can help explain Donald Trump's election victory. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (13 Sep 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Despite having little in common with Donald Trump, white working class voters were instrumental in his electoral victory last year. Dale C. Tatum argues that to understand why, we need to look back to the 17th century rebellion of Nathaniel Bacon in Virginia. Like the colonial authorities in the wake of Bacon's failed rebellion, Donald Trump was able to drive ...

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: E History America > E151 United States (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2017 10:03
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2020 23:38
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/84746

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