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White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Colin G Calloway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book traces the historical experiences of Highland Scots and American Indians in dealing with colonial powers and with each other. It considers cultural similarities and identifies parallel ... More


Between Savagery and Civilization: The Whiskey Rebellion and a Democratic Middle Way

Dana D. Nelson

in Commons Democracy: Reading the Politics of Participation in the Early United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268382
eISBN:
9780823272525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268382.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter 2 analyses how the consensus narrative reframes localist vernacular democracy in the late eighteenth century through such terms as chaos, lawlessness, and anarchy. Taking up a specific ... More


Imitations and Originals

Wendy Bellion

in Citizen Spectator: Art, Illusion, and Visual Perception in Early National America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807833889
eISBN:
9781469600437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833889.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses writing master Samuel Lewis's unusual donation to the Peale Museum. His donation comprised “Two frames of Cards, Checks and various other papers. One of the frames contain the ... More


Rebellious Dandies and Political Fictions

Carroll Smith-Rosenberg

in This Violent Empire: The Birth of an American National Identity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832967
eISBN:
9781469600390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807832967.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the political and constitutional battle that would determine the meaning of citizenship and the power of political representatives in the first modern republic. At given ... More


The Spectacle of Maps in British America, 1750–1800

Martin Brückner

in Early American Cartographies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834695
eISBN:
9781469600802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838723_bruckner.17
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the year 1770, when John Henry finally published A New and Accurate Map of Virginia, his first and only map that invited public notice. Consisting of four sheets, the map ... More


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