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Strangers on Their Native Soil: Opposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

Julien Vernet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037535
eISBN:
9781621039310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037535.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After the United States purchased Louisiana, many inhabitants of the new American territory believed that Louisiana would quickly be incorporated into the Union and that they would soon enjoy rights ... More


Local and Territory Bands in the Emerging Culture of Big Band Jazz and Dance Music in the Mountain State

Christopher Wilkinson

in Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031687
eISBN:
9781617031694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031687.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the role of local and territory bands in introducing big band jazz and dance music to West Virginia in the 1930s. It discusses the history of the local black dance band of the ... More


Big Band Jazz Comes to the Mountain State: 1929–1933

Christopher Wilkinson

in Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031687
eISBN:
9781617031694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031687.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the history of the arrival of big band jazz bands in West Virginia during the period from 1929 to 1933, and discusses the documented performances by bands based in New York who ... More


Comparative Prosperity Arrives: September 1933–April 1935

Christopher Wilkinson

in Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031687
eISBN:
9781617031694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031687.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the evidence of the comparative economic prosperity enjoyed by black Mountaineers in West Virginia following the implementation of New Deal policies as reflected in a dramatic ... More


A Conquered People: The View from Washington

Julien Vernet

in Strangers on Their Native Soil: Opposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037535
eISBN:
9781621039310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037535.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes several events including Jefferson’s appointment of William Claiborne as governor of Louisiana; the passage of An Act for the Organization of Orleans Territory and the ... More


“Pestered with Intriguants”: Territorial Administration under Attack in Orleans and Washington

Julien Vernet

in Strangers on Their Native Soil: Opposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037535
eISBN:
9781621039310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037535.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes several events including Jefferson’s list of appointments to the Legislative Council; the publication of a pamphlet attacking Claiborne’s administration and the structure of ... More


“A Severe Shock to W. C. C. and His Gang”: The Opposition’s Representatives in Territorial and National Government

Julien Vernet

in Strangers on Their Native Soil: Opposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037535
eISBN:
9781621039310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037535.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes several events including the US government’s investigation of Daniel Clark under the Act for Adjustment of Land Titles; Claiborne’ nominees for the Legislative Council; the ... More


Folly and Failure: The Fall of the Opposition Faction

Julien Vernet

in Strangers on Their Native Soil: Opposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037535
eISBN:
9781621039310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037535.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes several events including the increased opposition to Claiborne’s administration during the spring and summer of 1806; Aaron Burr’ plans to move a military expedition down the ... More


Conclusion

Julien Vernet

in Strangers on Their Native Soil: Opposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037535
eISBN:
9781621039310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037535.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some final thoughts. It first identifies the three stages of protest against territorial government in Orleans Territory. It then argues ... More


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