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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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