KC Johnson

History 3442: Rise of the Right

  • Daniel Williams, “The GOP’s Abortion Strategy: Why Pro-Choice Republicans Became Pro-Life in the 1970s,” Journal of Policy History (2011).
  • Robert Freedman, “The Religious Right and the Carter Administration,” The Historical Journal
  • The Economist remembers North Carolina senator Jesse Helms
  • The Economist, Jesse Helms as Senator No (page 1, 2)
  • Jerome L. Himmelstein and James A. McRae, Jr., “Social Conservatism, New Republicans, and the 1980 Election,” The Public Opinion Quarterly
  • Reagan campaign ad:

    Carter campaign ad:

    1980 campaign map:


1978 Senate Elections, map:

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