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Southern Crossing: A History of the American South, 1877-1906

Edward L. Ayers

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086898
eISBN:
9780199854226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086898.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book represents an abridgement of previous work, Promise of the New South, which tells the history of the American South between the 1870s and the 1900s. It offers a glimpse into a society ... More


Twentieth Century Limited

Edward L. Ayers

in Southern Crossing: A History of the American South, 1877-1906

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086898
eISBN:
9780199854226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086898.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes a new generation of Southern intellectuals who favored secular causes rather than religious ones, focusing their certainties on history, literature, politics, race relations, ... More


“God Be Thanked the Nation and Humanity Were Saved”: Retribution against Traitors, the Reelection of Lincoln, and the Termination of War

Sean A. Scott

in A Visitation of God: Northern Civilians Interpret the Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395990
eISBN:
9780199866557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395990.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

By the middle of 1864, war weariness was causing many religious civilians to lose patience with northern Copperheads and southern Rebels. Calls for vengeance and retribution against traitors echoed ... More


Silver Lining: New Deals for Asian Americans, 1924–1941

Lon Kurashige

in Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629438
eISBN:
9781469629452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629438.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the debate over Asian immigration exclusion between the enactment of Japanese exclusion and World War II. During this time, prominent opponents of Japanese exclusion shifted ... More


Legacy of Service

Lindsey Apple

in The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134109
eISBN:
9780813135908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134109.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry Clay felt a keen sense of duty to nation, state, and community. Generally shunning politics, his descendants served in the military—every engagement from the Mexican War through Vietnam—both as ... More


Souvenirs of the Old South: Northern Tourism and Southern Mythology

Rebecca Cawood McIntyre

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036953
eISBN:
9780813038667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036953.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Less than a decade after the conclusion of the Civil War, northern promoters began pushing images of a mythic South to boost tourism. By creating a hierarchical relationship based on region and race ... More


Confronting Fraud Through the Courts

Melissa Milewski

in Litigating Across the Color Line: Civil Cases Between Black and White Southerners from the End of Slavery to Civil Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190249182
eISBN:
9780190249212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249182.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 6 examines the fraud cases that black southerners litigated against whites in the first two decades of the twentieth century, in which they accused whites of deception in property dealings. ... More


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