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Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America

Nicholas P. Cushner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307566
eISBN:
9780199784936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307569.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book tells the story of how the 16th-century religious conquerors of America attempted to change the belief systems of the Native Americans. To what degree did they succeed or fail? And why? The ... More


Maryland: “A Fine Poor Man's Country”

Nicholas P. Cushner

in Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307566
eISBN:
9780199784936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307569.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In 1634, the colony of St. Mary’s City was founded by Lord Baltimore. Jesuits accompanied the colonists in hopes of evangelizing the Indians. Their efforts were partly successful. Because of ... More


The States versus the Second Bank of the United States

Richard Ellis E.

in Aggressive Nationalism: McCulloch v. Maryland and the Foundation of Federal Authority in the Young Republic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195323566
eISBN:
9780199788705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323566.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the impact of the Panic of 1819 on the 2 BUS, the congressional investigation of the activities of the 2 BUS, the removal of William Jones as its President, and how relations ... More


Did the Dissenters Fight?

John A. Ragosta

in Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388060
eISBN:
9780199866779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388060.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

It is difficult to measure mobilization by denomination in the eighteenth century because enlistment records do not indicate recruits' denominations; nonetheless, evidence indicates that dissenters ... More


Captain Claiborne's Alliance

Cynthia J. Van Zandt

in Brothers Among Nations: The Pursuit of Intercultural Alliances in Early America, 1580-1660

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195181241
eISBN:
9780199870776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181241.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the importance of the intercultural alliance formed between the Susquehannocks and Virginia colonist William Claiborne in the 1630s, centered around Claiborne's base at Kent ... More


The Battle for Maryland

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/9780195327281.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Maryland was founded as a refuge for upper-class Roman Catholics, and its early law served their needs. Later, Puritans settled in Maryland, took control of its government, and attempted to impose ... More


Colonial America

Peter Brock (ed.)

in Liberty and Conscience: A Documentary History of Conscientious Objectors in America through the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151220
eISBN:
9780199870424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151224.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Ten documents are presented, with an introductory text, illustrating the treatment of conscientious objectors in colonial America from 1658 (when the first cases of penalization of Quakers were ... More


Eating In the Side Room: Food, Archaeology, and African American Identity

Mark S. Warner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061115
eISBN:
9780813051390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061115.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book examines the food remains of two African American households of the late nineteenth century in Annapolis, Maryland. As with their white neighbors, the families who lived there participated ... More


Conclusion

James M. Woods

in A History of the Catholic Church in the American South, 1513–1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035321
eISBN:
9780813039046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035321.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book narrates a Catholic Church mission effort that is usually associated in the popular mind with the American Southwest. The Franciscan friars operated some forty missions in the future states ... More


McCulloch v.Maryland

Richard Ellis E.

in Aggressive Nationalism: McCulloch v. Maryland and the Foundation of Federal Authority in the Young Republic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195323566
eISBN:
9780199788705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323566.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter analyzes the various arguments made in the case of McCulloch v. Maryland by the attorneys both for the 2 BUS and against it, as well as Marshall's famous decision. It also looks at James ... More


Coda

Richard Ellis E.

in Aggressive Nationalism: McCulloch v. Maryland and the Foundation of Federal Authority in the Young Republic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195323566
eISBN:
9780199788705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323566.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter surveys the remaining states of North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky, where taxes were levied against branches of the 2 BUS, and demonstrates how fragmented, different and ... More


Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Royce Hanson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Land use policy is at the center of suburban political economies because everything has to happen somewhere but nothing happens by itself. This book explores how well a century of strategic land-use ... More


Religion and State Governments

Matthew L. Harris and Thomas S. Kidd

in The Founding Fathers and the Debate over Religion in Revolutionary America: A History in Documents

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195326499
eISBN:
9780199918188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326499.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the following documents: State Constitutions, 1776–1778; Isaac Backus appeal for religious freedom, 1773; Massachusetts' Constitution of 1780; Boston's support for the ... More


Hirelings: African American Workers and Free Labor in Early Maryland

Jennifer Hull Dorsey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447785
eISBN:
9780801460678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447785.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book recreates the social and economic milieu of Maryland's Eastern Shore at a time when black slavery and black freedom existed side by side. It follows a generation of manumitted African ... More


Christian Outposts in the Western Wilderness

Robert T. Handy

in A History of the Churches in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269106
eISBN:
9780191683572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269106.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Five European nations had established colonies in North America by 1650, in each of which Christian churches had been formed. In some of the colonies, the religious multiplicity that was to become so ... More


Introduction

Douglas J. Besharov and Kenneth A. Couch

in Counting the Poor: New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860586
eISBN:
9780199932948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860586.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of how the US government and European countries define and measure poverty. US and European researchers and policy makers face similar issues as ... More


Structural Reasoning

Lackland H. Bloom

in Methods of Interpretation: How the Supreme Court Reads the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377118
eISBN:
9780199869510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377118.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter deals with the Court's use of structural reasoning. It begins with a discussion of three early cases in which the Court relied heavily on structural reasoning—Marbury v Madison, Martin v ... More


Structuralism

Sotirios A. Barber and James E. Fleming

in Constitutional Interpretation: The Basic Questions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195328578
eISBN:
9780199855339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328578.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Structuralists contend that interpreters can avoid moral judgments in hard cases by reflecting on the structures of government, i.e., the Constitution's overall arrangement of offices, powers, and ... More


Papist Patriots: The Making of an American Catholic Identity

Maura Jane Farrelly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199757718
eISBN:
9780199932504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757718.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Anti-Catholicism was ubiquitous in the rhetoric of the American Revolution. Yet, Maryland’s Catholics supported the independence movement more enthusiastically than their Protestant neighbors. In ... More


“I Was in the Hottest Part of the Fight.”: Letters 62 through 75 Letters 62 through 75 September 1862 through January 1863

Guy R. Everson and Edward H. Simpson

in “far, Far From Home”: The Wartime Letters of Dick and Tally Simpson Third South Carolina Volunteers

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086645
eISBN:
9780199853946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086645.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents Tally Simpsonsʼ wartime letters to his family in South Carolina dated from September 1862 to January 1863. These letters were about the Third South Carolina's participation in ... More


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