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The New Fiscal Regime

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Holland's rebel towns could only be defended by garrisons of professional soldiers, paid on time. To this end the States of Holland appropriated the sole reliable revenue stream: the provincial taxes ... More


British Communities in North America after 1783

Peter J. Marshall

in Remaking the British Atlantic: The United States and the British Empire after American Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640355
eISBN:
9780191739279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640355.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

American independence drove many refugees into the remaining British colonies. This chapter discusses the diverse elements in the loyalist exodus: those who were deeply committed enemies of the ... More


Out of America: Sierra Leone's Settler Society and Its Meanings for “Africans” in America

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/9780195320107.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter follows the story of the Loyalists — who came to call themselves “Nova Scotians” — in their exodus to an African promised land. It traces their efforts to put into practice the ... More


Writing the Rebellion: Loyalists and the Literature of Politics in British America

Philip Gould

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199967896
eISBN:
9780199346073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967896.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Why has Revolutionary literary studies largely ignored the writings of those who opposed the American Rebellion? This study of the literature of politics reconsiders the place of the British American ... More


Building a Revolutionary State: The Legal Transformation of New York, 1776-1783

Howard Pashman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226334356
eISBN:
9780226540573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226540573.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book analyzes an extraordinary change that occurred during the American Revolution. Early in the conflict, colonial legal systems grew weak or collapsed. But by the end of the war, Americans ... More


The Kingsley Family, Charleston, and the American Revolution

Daniel L. Schafer

in Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the migration of a British merchant and Quaker, Zephaniah Kingsley Sr., to Charleston, South Carolina in 1770. After suffering bankruptcy in Bristol, England, Kingsley and his ... More


Prologue

Robert V. Haynes

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter provides a brief introduction to the Mississippi Territory. It was formed during President John Adams' second year of office, and after the Revolution many immigrants traveled from the ... More


Macmillan and Home: ‘pink socialism’ and ‘true-blue’ Conservatism, 1957–64

Mark Pitchford

in The Conservative Party and the extreme right 1945–75

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083631
eISBN:
9781781702864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083631.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter describes the impact of Conservative governments' domestic and imperial policies on an increasingly vociferous extreme right, showing how the Conservative Party both alienated and ... More


Conclusion

Heather Hamill

in The Hoods: Crime and Punishment in Belfast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691180687
eISBN:
9781400836734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180687.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This concluding chapter comments on the changing political scene in Northern Ireland and reflects on the effect that these changes will have on the roles and functions of the various Republican and ... More


Afro-Christian Diaspora in the Age of Revolution

John W. Catron

in Embracing Protestantism: Black Identities in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061634
eISBN:
9780813051086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061634.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines why the movement of people of African descent such as George Leile and Olaudah Equiano throughout the Greater Caribbean, Canada, Great Britain, and Sierra Leone in Africa during ... More


Uncertain Adjustments: The 1780s and 1790s

Clifton Hood

in In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172165
eISBN:
9780231542951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172165.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1780s and 1790s, the old configuration of rank and hierarchy slowly gave way to demands for greater pluralism and equality, patriarchal leaders had to share the political sphere with ... More


Old Enemies? July 1921–June 1922

Brian Hughes

in Defying the IRA?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382974
eISBN:
9781786944016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382974.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the year between the Truce and ceasefire between the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and the British forces in July 1921 and the outbreak of civil war in June 1922. First, it will ... More


A Life on the Border

Pamela E. Klassen

in The Story of Radio Mind: A Missionary's Journey on Indigenous Land

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226552569
eISBN:
9780226552873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552873.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter begins by telling the history of Indigenous sovereignty and placemaking in the author’s hometown of Toronto, where Frederick Du Vernet also lived. Orienting the reader to Frederick Du ... More


Antislavery on a Slave Coast

Padraic X. Scanlan

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300217445
eISBN:
9780300231526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217445.003.0002
Subject:
History, African History

Before the abolition of the slave trade in the British empire in 1807, colonial Sierra Leone was an experiment in free trade and free labour, founded by the Sierra Leone Company, a joint-stock ... More


The Absolute Disposal of the Crown

Padraic X. Scanlan

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300217445
eISBN:
9780300231526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217445.003.0005
Subject:
History, African History

From 1810 until the Court’s powers were dramatically reduced in 1817, the Vice-Admiralty Court of Sierra Leone became the object of intense interest from the British armed forces. Royal Navy and ... More


Revolutionary Refugees: Black Flight in the Age of Revolution

Jennifer K. Snyder

in The American South and the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044378
eISBN:
9780813046471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044378.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the story of Loyalist James Moncrief and his slaves as they fled the South into the Caribbean in the wake of British defeat in the American Revolution. Highlighting the ... More


Conversion

Ruma Chopra

in Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300220469
eISBN:
9780300235227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220469.003.0005
Subject:
History, African History

Sir John Wentworth, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, welcomed the Maroons for his own ends. He compared them to the Mi’kmaq (First Nations people) and became personally involved in their welfare ... More


Introduction

Atle L. Wold

in Scotland and the French Revolutionary War, 1792-1802

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474403313
eISBN:
9781474415965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403313.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book aims to cover two main gaps in the research on Scotland in the 1790s: While much work has been done on radicalism, comparatively less work has been carried out on loyalism, and no work has ... More


The Enemies of the State

Howard Pashman

in Building a Revolutionary State: The Legal Transformation of New York, 1776-1783

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226334356
eISBN:
9780226540573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226540573.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter four analyzes how redistribution of land in the later years of the war consolidated the revolutionary state and developed its authority over the long term. Chapter three analyzes the ... More


Angels of Indecision: Virginia

Phillip Papas

in Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Charles Lee's actions in Virginia during the American Revolution and his disappointment with the Virginians' indecisiveness in declaring independence from the British. The ... More


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