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A Tale of Two Alabamas


Susan Pace Hamill


University of Alabama School of Law


Alabama Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 5, pp. 1103-1160, 2007
U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 1010115

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An essay review of Alabama in the Twentieth Century by Wayne Flynt. This review develops themes juxtaposing the persistent failure of Alabama's political, economic and education systems and the consistent examples of the state generating extraordinary accomplishment, both of which characterized Alabama's history throughout the twentieth century. The conclusion explores the signs indicating that Alabama has the potential to break free from negative aspects of its past and at the same time also may return to a twenty first century version of the worst features of the twentieth century and identifies reform of the 1901 Constitution as a key component for building a better future for all Alabamians. The conclusion also explores the uncomfortable questions posed by the unavoidable cost - the state's tendency to produce extraordinary, uncommon achievement out of the ashes will be significantly diminished - of successful reform and draws upon Flynt's observations and theological doctrines to answer these questions.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 59

Keywords: Alabama history, twentieth century history, tax and constitution reform, politics and religion, ethics, education, art, literature, music

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Date posted: September 3, 2007  

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Hamill, Susan Pace, A Tale of Two Alabamas. Alabama Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 5, pp. 1103-1160, 2007; U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 1010115. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1010115

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