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Freshening Winds of Freedom

Robert Peterson

in Only the Ball Was White: A History of Legendary Black Players and All-Black Professional Teams

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195076370
eISBN:
9780199853786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076370.003.0051
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses racial discriminations that plagued Negro baseball. Their dreams of joining major leagues were fast dimming and segregation laws were enforced more strongly. The Northerners ... More


Books

Edward L. Ayers

in Southern Crossing: A History of the American South, 1877-1906

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086898
eISBN:
9780199854226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086898.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the development and evolution of literature and books during the 1880s, 1890s, and 1900s. People wrote less and less about the events and rather more about social and inward ... More


The Ties of Faction

J. C. Holt

in The Northerners: A Study in the Reign of King John

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203094
eISBN:
9780191675713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203094.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The activity of the northern rebels was not confined to their own shires. Many influences cut across county and regional boundaries, blurring the distinctive characteristics of each locality and ... More


Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front

J. Matthew Gallman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620992
eISBN:
9781469623184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620992.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Civil War thrust Americans onto unfamiliar terrain, as two competing societies mobilized for four years of bloody conflict. Concerned Northerners turned to the print media for guidance on how to ... More


Conclusion

John Syrett

in The Civil War Confiscation Acts: Failing to Reconstruct the South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823224890
eISBN:
9780823240852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224890.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Confiscation Acts did not accomplish their goals, but they were still important measures that represented many Northerners' concerns about how the war should be prosecuted and applied pressure on ... More


The National Citizens’ Rights Association

Carolyn L. Karcher

in A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627953
eISBN:
9781469627977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627953.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 4 examines the National Citizens’ Rights Association (NCRA), the interracial civil rights organization Tourgée founded in October 1891 to agitate for equal citizenship. After detailing ... More


The Dogs of War: 1861

Emory M. Thomas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195174700
eISBN:
9780190254612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195174700.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1861, Americans thought that the war looming on their horizon would be brief. None foresaw that they were embarking on our nation's worst calamity, a four-year bloodbath that cost the lives of ... More


The War Worth Fighting: Abraham Lincoln's Presidency and Civil War America

Stephen D. Engle (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060644
eISBN:
9780813050966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060644.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This volume represents the multifaceted nature of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency and offers a glimpse of Civil War America in the North. Taken together these essays are intended for a general audience ... More


Lincoln as Leader: The Visible Hand of the Presidency

Richard J. Carwardine

in The War Worth Fighting: Abraham Lincoln's Presidency and Civil War America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060644
eISBN:
9780813050966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060644.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents Lincoln as a top manager—a visible hand. He won the presidency, used public opinion effectively, confronted the limits of power, and effectively coerced northerners into a ... More


Spring and Summer 1861

Earl J. Hess

in The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835425
eISBN:
9781469601892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869840_hess.4
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Confederate bombardment of Fort Sumter on April 12–14, 1861 was an overt act of violence and lawlessness, solidifying a common cause for Northerners. Another issue that emerged among the ... More


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