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Governmental Colonizing Rhetoric During Indian Removal

Jason Edward Black

in American Indians and the Rhetoric of Removal and Allotment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628461961
eISBN:
9781626744899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461961.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter Two examines colonizing U.S. governmental discourse surrounding the Indian Removal Act of 1830 by positioning it in the crucible of Jacksonian era ideologies. Specifically, the chapter ... More


The Evolving American State Constitutions

Robert F. Williams

in The Law of American State Constitutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195343083
eISBN:
9780199866960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343083.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the broad outlines of the evolutionary paths of state constitutions after the adoption of the federal Constitution. State-specific, regional, and national influences were ... More


Democratic Christianity

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/9780199740420.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Fifteen offers an overview of the influence of the ideology of democracy on American Protestantism. American theology began to change in the early nineteenth century as Americans increasingly ... More


William Henry Harrison

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes the similarities between the Jackson administration and the Whig presidency of William Henry Harrison, particularly the same aggressive defense of executive power that is often ... More


The Courts, the Legal Profession, and the Development of Law in Early California

Gordon Morris Bakken

in Taming the Elephant: Politics, Government, and Law in Pioneer California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234116
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234116.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter treats the development of the California courts and the legal system. It explores the constitutional underpinnings of California's initial judicial efforts and finds that they reflected ... More


James K. Polk

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on James K. Polk, a Jacksonian Democrat from Tennessee who was often called “Young Hickory.” His assertive philosophy of presidential power mirrored that of his colloquial ... More


Toward the Star-Eyed Goddess

Daniel S. Margolies

in Henry Watterson and the New South: The Politics of Empire, Free Trade, and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124179
eISBN:
9780813134970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124179.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the events that shaped Henry Watterson's political outlook. Despite having only four years of schooling, he imbibed the politics of the late Jacksonian era; his grandfather had ... More


Democratic America: The Ethos of Liberalism

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/9780801448959.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter looks at the prevailing intellectual perspectives on Edmund Burke in postrevolutionary America. Burke's impact was more directly felt during the turbulent era of the American Revolution, ... More


Free Soil and Young America

Matthew J. Grow

in "Liberty to the Downtrodden": Thomas L. Kane, Romantic Reformer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136104
eISBN:
9780300153262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136104.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on Thomas L. Kane's antislavery campaign. It explains that his antislavery ideals grew out of a commitment to Jacksonian Democracy and his ethnological investigations and that he ... More


The Colliding Parties’ Reception: Selective Acceptance and Outright Rejection

Piero Ignazi

in Party and Democracy: The Uneven Road to Party Legitimacy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198735854
eISBN:
9780191799815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198735854.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 2 expands the analysis of the acceptance of parties by signalling the distinction between theoretical speculation and party politics ‘on the ground’. After the ideological and practical ... More


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