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The Mentelles: Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky

Randolph Paul Runyon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175386
eISBN:
9780813175690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175386.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Drawing on newly translated materials and previously overlooked primary sources, Randolph Paul Runyon explores the life and times of the Mentelles in this intriguing dual biography. He illustrates ... More


The Passage of Lincoln’s Republic: Providence in Progress

Orville Vernon Burton

in The War Worth Fighting: Abraham Lincoln's Presidency and Civil War America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060644
eISBN:
9780813050966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060644.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter lays the foundation for understanding the complicated nature of the U.S.’s passage from an agrarian-oriented republic to an industrial wage-based free soil society that viewed slavery as ... More


Why Am I a Heathen? (1887)

Scott D. Seligman

in The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139897
eISBN:
9789888180745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the 1880s, there was a noteworthy change in Wong’s thinking about religion. In some of his early articles, he cautiously voiced his opinions without damning Christianity and its followers. ... More


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