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Changes in a Northern Land: Religion, Politics, and Culture, 1820–1840

Scott Gac

in Singing for Freedom: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Nineteenth-Century Culture of Reform

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111989
eISBN:
9780300138368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111989.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter outlines the changes in a Northern land in terms of culture, politics, and religion. The gross disjunctions in Baptist religious life undoubtedly explain the alarmist nature of those ... More


Liberating Free Labor: Vere Foster and Assisted Irish Emigration, 1850–1865

Andrew Urban

in Brokering Servitude: Migration and the Politics of Domestic Labor during the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814785843
eISBN:
9780814764749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785843.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 1 follows the enterprising activities of Vere Foster, a member of the Anglo-Irish gentry who funded the emigration of approximately 1,250 Irish women from post-famine Ireland during the ... More


Unity and Uplift

Richard Archer

in Jim Crow North: The Struggle for Equality in Antebellum New England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190676643
eISBN:
9780190676674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676643.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

Any attempt to reverse the condition of African Americans in New England had to consider what a small fraction of the overall population they were. Success depended upon unity of African Americans ... More


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