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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


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


“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


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


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


. 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


Reasons to Deviate

Jeffrey Brand-Ballard

in Limits of Legality: The Ethics of Lawless Judging

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195342291
eISBN:
9780199867011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342291.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter asks whether judges have pro tanto reasons to deviate in suboptimal-result cases or whether these reasons are undermined (as the undermining thesis holds). Some believe that judges are ... 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


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


Afterword: The Barn

John Sprague

in Engineering Invention: Frank J. Sprague and the U.S. Electrical Industry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042567
eISBN:
9780262258708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042567.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter relates the story of the discovery of Frank Sprague's artifacts in a large barn in Branford, Connecticut. One of the most important items found in the barn was Sprague's first stationary ... More


Nutplains: 1811–1816

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Harriet Beecher Stowe's richest memories of Roxana Beecher were entangled with her visits to her mother's childhood home in Guilford, Connecticut, in an area called Nutplains. By contrast with the ... More


HIV Status, Risk, and Prevention Needs among Latino and Non-Latino Men Who Have Sex with Men in Connecticut

Scott Clair and Merrill Singer

in AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

According to a study by Singer and Marxuach-Rodriguez (1996), Latino men who have sex with men (MSM) were at higher risk of HIV infection than their white counterparts. This chapter examines the HIV ... More


The Chinese Educational Commission

Edward J. M. Rhoads

in Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028863
eISBN:
9789882207424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028863.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The CEC or the Chinese Educational Commission was the Chinese Educational Mission's (CEM) American Headquarters. The CEC had multiple responsibilities like engaging in public relations by cultivating ... More


An Irish Regiment in the Nutmeg State

Ryan W. Keating

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276592
eISBN:
9780823277117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276592.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter traces Irish immigration to Connecticut and the formation of the Ninth Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. Despite nativist challenges in the decade before the Civil War, Irish immigrants ... More


Connecticut: Disestablishment and Judicial Independence

Scott Douglas Gerber

in A Distinct Judicial Power: The Origins of an Independent Judiciary, 1606-1787

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199765874
eISBN:
9780199896875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765874.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

Connecticut delegates to the Federal Convention of 1787 fashioned what has come to be known as the “Connecticut Compromise,” a plan that broke a deadlock over how many representatives each state may ... More


Week Three

Jonathan Boyarin

in Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul: A Summer on the Lower East Side

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823239009
eISBN:
9780823239047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239009.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The narrative departs the Lower East Side for Middletown, Connecticut, and the author's son's graduation from Wesleyan University. The author shares notes on his personal prayer habits and several ... More


Roe and Beyond

Tinsley E. Yarbrough

in Harry A. Blackmun: The Outsider Justice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195141238
eISBN:
9780199851577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141238.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In spite of how it was known to advocate a certain degree of civil liberty, the Warren Court limited its functions and guarantees to civil liberties to the rights mentioned within the Constitution. ... More


Connecticut Politics and American Independence

Mark David Hall

in Roger Sherman and the Creation of the American Republic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929849
eISBN:
9780199980574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929849.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter offers a brief overview of Connecticut politics in the eighteenth century. After discussing Sherman's first significant publication, “A Caveat against Injustice,” it describes his rise ... More


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