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An African Homeland?: African Institutions and Emigration in the 1780s and 1790s

James Sidbury

in Becoming African in America: Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic, 1760-1830

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195320107
eISBN:
9780199789009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320107.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the rise of the African Baptist Church of Savannah, Georgia, one of the early churches to describe itself as “African”, and the progenitor of black Baptist churches in Canada, ... More


Seizing Power: Conservatives and Congress Since the 1970s

Julian E. Zelizer

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how legislators associated with the conservative movement thrived in a congressional process that liberals had helped to create. It first considers how Congress was reformed in ... More


Savage Peoples and Civilizing Powers

Colin G. Calloway

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

A core component of colonial projects in both the Highlands and Indian North America was to convert the tribal inhabitants, who were assumed to exist at an inferior stage of development. This chapter ... More


African Churches and an African Nation: Paul Cuffe, the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and the American Colonization Society

James Sidbury

in Becoming African in America: Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic, 1760-1830

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195320107
eISBN:
9780199789009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320107.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter presents the story of the first expedition sent to Africa by the American Colonization Society (ACS) and the efforts of two of Paul Cuffe's close friends and supporters — John Kizell, a ... More


The Populist Impulse

Stanley Elkins and Eric McKitrick

in The Age of Federalism

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093810
eISBN:
9780199854127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093810.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

“Democracy” was not to emerge as a fully legitimate cultural value in America, commanding more or less universal approval, until the 1830s, with the appearance of a national system of mass political ... More


Henry Highland Garnet: Nationalism, Class Analysis, and Revolution

Sterling Stuckey

in Slave Culture: Nationalist Theory and the Foundations of Black America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199931675
eISBN:
9780199356027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931675.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

A major leader of blacks in the 19th century who has been underestimated, Henry Highland Garnet emerged from the precocious black student body at New York's African Free School to in time be hailed ... More


Mississippi's American Indians

James F. Barnett

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032455
eISBN:
9781617032462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032455.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

At the beginning of the eighteenth century, over twenty different American Indian tribal groups inhabited present-day Mississippi. Today, Mississippi is home to only one tribe, the Mississippi Band ... More


Stepping Up and Out: White Women in the Church, 1800–1820

Kyle T. Bulthuis

in Four Steeples over the City Streets: Religion and Society in New York's Early Republic Congregations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479814275
eISBN:
9781479894178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814275.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the place of women in the churches in the growing city. Women constituted a numerical majority in each congregation. After 1800, wealthy women quietly entered the public sphere. ... More


Old Seeds, New Soil: The Land of Paine

Drew Maciag

in Edmund Burke in America: The Contested Career of the Father of Modern Conservatism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448959
eISBN:
9780801467875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448959.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes the intellectual and cultural climate of the early American society, which helped to foster Enlightenment ideals and provide the context for how the ideas of Burke and Thomas ... More


Conclusion

Tom Arne Midtrød

in The Memory of All Ancient Customs: Native American Diplomacy in the Colonial Hudson Valley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449376
eISBN:
9780801464126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449376.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This concluding chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. It argues that the demise of a visible Native political life in the Hudson Valley by the early 1780s should not obscure ... More


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