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Roger Sherman and the Creation of the American Republic

Mark David Hall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929849
eISBN:
9780199980574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929849.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Roger Sherman was the only founder to sign the Declaration and Resolves (1774), Articles of Association (1774), Declaration of Independence (1776), Articles of Confederation (1777, 1778), and ... More


A Child of Two Worlds

John A. Grigg

in The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

David Brainerd's adult life was shaped by two formative experiences. On the one hand, he was the child of a prosperous, well-respected Connecticut family that was part of the political and social ... More


“Sin and Flesh”: The New England Tribes: Englishmen and Indians

Meredith Baldwin Weddle

in Walking in the Way of Peace: Quaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131383
eISBN:
9780199834839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513138X.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In 1675, King Philip's War – a war redolent of sin and flesh – broke out in New England between English settlers and Indians. All of the antagonists in this war saw each other as sinners: the ... More


Birth of a Theologian: The Early Life of Nathaniel Taylor

Douglas A. Sweeney

in Nathaniel Taylor, New Haven Theology, and the Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195154283
eISBN:
9780199834709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154282.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter briefly outlines the Taylor family history, including Nathaniel William Taylor's puritan roots in New England. Although Nathaniel William Taylor's grandfather and family patriarch, ... More


Taylor's Edwardsian Legacy: New Haven and the Religious Culture of Evangelical America

Douglas A. Sweeney

in Nathaniel Taylor, New Haven Theology, and the Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195154283
eISBN:
9780199834709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154282.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In his conclusion, Sweeney moves beyond the usual story of Edwardsian decline to a summary of Taylor's own substantial legacy to post‐Edwardsian America. He notes that in New England, Taylor's ... More


Rainmaking

Linford D. Fisher

in The Indian Great Awakening: Religion and the Shaping of Native Cultures in Early America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199740048
eISBN:
9780199949892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740048.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter sets the stage for the rest of the book by considering the early years of colonization, Native American religious beliefs and practices, and the seventeenth-century attempts to ... More


The New England Satellites

William E. Nelson

in The Common Law of Colonial America: Volume I: The Chesapeake and New England 1607-1660

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195327281
eISBN:
9780199870677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327281.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Like Massachusetts, the smaller New England colonies of Connecticut, New Haven, Plymouth, and Rhode Island all possessed a distinctively Puritan legal regime. Of course, there were differences among ... More


Shades of Green: Irish Regiments, American Soldiers, and Local Communities in the Civil War Era

Ryan W. Keating

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276592
eISBN:
9780823277117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276592.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book is a study of soldiers who served in Irish regiments during the American Civil War and the communities that supported them. Tracing the organization and service of self-proclaimed Irish ... More


. Griswold v. Connecticut (1965) and the Prevention of Conception

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the most influential [United States] Supreme Court decisions of the latter part of the twentieth century in “Griswold v. Connecticut (1965).” It notes that under attack on that ... More


The Lost History of the Ninth Amendment

Kurt T. Lash

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372618
eISBN:
9780199871742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372618.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Ninth Amendment has had a remarkably robust history, playing a role in almost every significant constitutional debate in American history, including the controversy over the Alien and Sedition ... More


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