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The World Beyond the Hudson: Alfred E. Smith and National Politics, 1918-1928 (Modern American History) by Neal

A limited number of items are shown. Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944. United States - Politics and government - 1919-1933. Creator Donn C. Neal. Publication New York : Garland Pu. 1983. Modern American history. 308 pages ; 24 cm. ISBNs 9780824056582, 0824056582.

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This book, The World Beyond the Hudson: Alfred E. Smith and National Politics, 1918-1928, is now out of print. In six chapters, the dissertation and book describe Al Smith's role in national politics between 1918, when he was first elected governor of New York, and June 1928, when he was nominated for the presidency by the Democratic Party. Section II, three additional chapters written in 2006-07, carry the narrative of Smith's national political career from mid-1928 through his death in 1944

Smith was born to Alfred Emanuel Smith and Catherine Mulvihill and initially grew up in the multiethnic Lower East Side of Manhattan, on Oliver Street, New York City, within sight of the Brooklyn Bridge which was then under construction. His four grandparents were Irish, German, Italian, and English, but Smith identified with the Irish American community and became its leading spokesman in the 1920s. He was 13 when his father Alfred, a Civil War veteran who owned a small trucking firm, died; at 14 he had to drop out of parochial school, Saint James School, to help support the family. Neal, Donn C. The World beyond the Hudson: Alfred E. Smith and National Politics, 1918-1928. New York: Garland, 1983.

Alfred E. Smith Building, a 1928 skyscraper in Albany, New York. Governor Alfred E. Smith Houses, a public housing development in Lower Manhattan, near his birthplace. Smith Park, a playground in the Two Bridges neighborhood in Manhattan, near his birthplace. Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, a youth activity center in the Two Bridges neighborhood, Manhattan. Smith Sunken Meadow State Park, a state park on Long Island. PS 163 Alfred E. Smith School, a school on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. DeGregorio, William A. (1984). The Complete Book of . Smith: The Politician as Reformer. (1983). pp. 308. ISBN 978-0824056582.

Smith cut the ribbon when the world's tallest skyscraper opened in May 1931, built in only 13 months. As with the Brooklyn Bridge, which Smith witnessed being built from his Lower East Side boyhood home, the Empire State Building was a vision and an achievement constructed by combining the interests of all rather than being divided by interests of a few. Smith, like most New York City businessmen, enthusiastically supported World War Two, but was not asked by Roosevelt to play any role in the war effort. Degler, Carl N. "American Political Parties and the Rise of the City: An Interpretation," Journal of American History, 1964 51:1 pp 41-59. Smith and National Politics, 1918-1928, (1983). "What If Al Smith Had Been Elected?"

28 Smith, Alfred . Ten Years of Educational Progress in Progressive Democracy: Addresses and State Papers of Alfred E. Smith, ed. Moskowitz, Henry (New York: Harcourt, Brace and C. 1928), 361 . 61 According to one study, beyond the many social and cultural objections to consolidation, Mostly, resented the higher taxes that township control represented. Barron, Mixed Harvest, 67.

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In 1928 Smith ran for president but lost badly because of prejudice against his Roman Catholic faith and his city background. Voters were warned that if Smith won, all Protestant marriages would be annulled and their children would henceforth be illegitimate. They were warned that the pope would come over and run the White House. He joined the right-wing American Liberty League and bitterly turned on Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, denouncing them in a famous speech on 25 Jan 1936. In the last years of his life, Smith returned to his core values, speaking vigorously against fascism and Nazism and supporting Roosevelt when the president spoke out against tyranny and led the effort to win World War II. Smith died seven months after the death of his beloved wife, Catherine. Smith (New York: Hill & Wang, 2002). Al Smith and His America (Boston: Little, Brown, 1958).

The 1928 Democratic National Convention was held in Houston, Texas, on June 26 to 28, and Smith became the candidate on the first ballot  . Texas was carried by a Republican for the first time in its history, leaving Georgia as the only remaining state never carried by a Republican presidential candidate. Georgia was eventually won by Barry Goldwater in 1964. In all, Smith carried only six of the eleven states of the former Confederacy, the lowest number carried by a Democratic candidate since the end of Reconstruction. States won by Smith/Robinson. Herbert Hoover Republican. Smith Democratic.