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Introduction

Burrus M. Carnahan

in Act of Justice: Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124636
eISBN:
9780813134871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124636.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses briefly Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation. It looks at some questions that will be answered in the following chapters, and looks at the consequences of ... More


“Until the Great Sin…Has Been Removed”: God's Chastening, the Sacred Union, and Emancipation

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/9780195395990.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

Many religious Northerners believed that God demonstrated his care for his chosen people by chastening them when they had sinned and disobeyed his laws. Slavery was one of those national sins, and ... More


For Slavery and Union: Benjamin Buckner and Kentucky Loyalties in the Civil War

Patrick A. Lewis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160795
eISBN:
9780813165509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160795.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Through a biography of Kentucky lawyer, soldier, and politician Benjamin F. Buckner (1836–1901), this book reorients the narrative of Civil War–era Kentucky around the experience of conservative ... More


A New Set of Strains

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter spans the period from the onset of Union occupation of Knoxville until March 1865. It focuses on two themes, the range of responses among Confederate civilians to Federal military ... More


Oaths, Irish Catholics, and Blasphemy

James E. Crimmins

in Secular Utilitarianism: Social Science and the Critique of Religion in the Thought of Jeremy Bentham

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277415
eISBN:
9780191684173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277415.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter begins with a discussion of Bentham's case against oaths. It then looks at Church-of-Englandism as it was planned by Bentham in 1812 and its goal to aid the cause of Catholic ... More


Abraham Lincoln: The Great Emancipator?: Sarah Tryphena Phillips Lecture

Eric Foner

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 125, 2003 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263242
eISBN:
9780191734014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263242.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses the evolution of Abraham Lincoln's views on slavery and race. It looks at his eventual role as the Great Emancipator, which was given to him in light of the events of the Civil ... More


Northern Ireland and the Crisis of Anti-Racism: Rethinking Racism and Sectarianism

Chris Gilligan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719086526
eISBN:
9781526128621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086526.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book makes a contribution to the discussion on the crisis of anti-racism and the need to rethink anti-racism. The author argues that rethinking anti-racism necessitates clearing up some ... More


Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island

Christy Clark-Pujara

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479870424
eISBN:
9781479822898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870424.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book is about slavery, emancipation, and black freedom in the North, and Rhode Island in particular. It uses an economic lens to explore the ways the business begets experience, specifically ... More


The Unities of Mankind

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0051
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter fifty-one examines Hodge’s growing animosity toward slavery. While his biblical position on slavery never changed, he became convinced during the Civil War that slavery as it was practiced in ... More


The Disunities of Mankind

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0052
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter fifty-two discusses at length Hodge’s sympathetic views of Lincoln. Lincoln’s death came a severe blow to Hodge, who considered the martyred President as one of America’s greatest men. He ... More


General Sherman and the Black Church

Andrew Billingsley

in Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161793
eISBN:
9780199849512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161793.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the contribution of General William T. Sherman to the black church. Gen. Sherman's brilliant and bloody march through Georgia and the Carolinas during the fall and winter of ... More


Mid-Century Perspectives

W.J. Mc Cormack

in Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789 To 1939

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128069
eISBN:
9780191671630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128069.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses some of the stages of the evolution of the 1770s neologism into the timeless language of Augustan elitism. In this chapter, several critical literatures, writings, and essays ... More


Lincoln and Leadership: Military, Political, and Religious Decision Making

Randall M. Miller (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243440
eISBN:
9780823243488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243440.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book of original essays on “Lincoln and Leadership,” by leading Lincoln and Civil War scholars, explores Lincoln’s understandings and uses of leadership during the Civil War. The essays focus ... More


The Legacy of the Obama Era: A New Electoral Majority?

Robert L. Allen

in The Obama Phenomenon: Toward a Multiracial Democracy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036453
eISBN:
9780252093487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036453.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that African Americans, despite being critical to Obama's election, will not get specific attention to issues of discrimination and equity unless they unite in a social movement ... More


Politics and Society, 1800–1960

James Loughlin

in Ulster Since 1600: Politics, Economy, and Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583119
eISBN:
9780191744822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583119.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The primary political division in Ulster is that between unionist and nationalist. Politically and constitutionally, the Act of Union was the great legislative landmark in Ireland between 1800 and ... More


Freedom's Debtors: British Antislavery in Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution

Padraic X. Scanlan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300217445
eISBN:
9780300231526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217445.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Freedom’s Debtors is a history of the British movement to abolish the slave trade, told through the lens of the history of early colonial Sierra Leone. After the abolition of the British slave trade ... More


The Protestant Crusade in Great Britain 1829–1860

John Wolffe

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201991
eISBN:
9780191675119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201991.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This is a study of the organized anti-Catholic movement in nineteenth-century Britain. The passing of the Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829 was in some respects a triumph for religious toleration, ... More


Liberal Reform and the National Establishment

Stewart J. Brown

in Thomas Chalmers and the Godly Commonwealth in Scotland

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192131140
eISBN:
9780191670039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192131140.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

Chalmers went to England to see if his St. John system would work in the Church of England. Unfortunately it did not. This chapter relates Chalmers's views on the Kennedy Bill and his activities at ... More


Fear of Invasion: Colonel of the First South Carolina Militia: Letters 74 through 80 Letters 74 through 80 1 December 1864 through 27 February 1865

Judith N. McArthur and Orville Vernon Burton

in “A Gentleman and an Officer”: A Military and Social History of James B. Griffin's Civil War

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093124
eISBN:
9780199853915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093124.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents Griffin's wartime letters to his wife Leila dated from December 1, 1864 to February 27, 1865. These letters are about Griffin's first fear of invasion because while the Union ... More


Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896)

Louis P. Masur (ed.)

in “… The Real War Will Never Get in the Books”: Selections from Writers During the Civil War

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195098372
eISBN:
9780199853908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098372.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Harriet Beecher Stowe, at age twenty-one, moved with her family from Hartford to Cincinnati, where her father headed Lane Theological Seminary and where she met her husband, Calvin Ellis Stowe. It ... More


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