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Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Amy Hill Shevitz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

When westward expansion began in the early nineteenth century, the Jewish population of the United States was only 2,500. As Jewish immigration surged over the century between 1820 and 1920, Jews ... More


On the Frontier

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter looks at a linear model created by Frederick Jackson Turner that created a common conception of the American frontier as the meeting point between savagery and civilization. However, ... More


“The Sheynars In General”: Unity and Diversity on Imperial Borderlands, 1725–1755

Sami Lakomäki

in Gathering Together: The Shawnee People through Diaspora and Nationhood, 1600-1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300180619
eISBN:
9780300182316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180619.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the second quarter of the eighteenth century many previously dispersed Shawnee groups gathered in the Ohio Valley and, to a lesser extent, on the Tallapoosa River. Focusing on this process, the ... More


From Europe to the Ohio River Valley

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the European Jewish communities along the Ohio River Valley. Those European Jews who chose to migrate to America were heirs to a Jewish culture that had existed for centuries ... More


The Politics of Coalition Building in the Ohio Valley, 1765–1774

Rob Harper

in Borderland Narratives: Negotiation and Accommodation in North America's Contested Spaces, 1500-1850

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054957
eISBN:
9780813053400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054957.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores diplomacy in the Ohio Valley at the end of the colonial era to understand the motives that led colonial and Native leaders to cooperate and form coalitions. Such a study shifts ... More


The Community within a Community

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the events that unfolded in the Jewish community in the Ohio River Valley during the Civil War. When General Ulysses S. Grant issued an order to have all Jews removed from ... More


Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

A. Martin Byers and DeeAnne Wymer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Were the builders of the famous earthworks and mounds of the Middle Ohio Valley, people we today call Ohio Hopewell, residentially mobile or sedentary populations? What role and meaning did Hopewell ... More


Finding and Founding Communities

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the rapid population and economic growth which happened along the Ohio River Valley, as communities were slowly founded and built. In response, the governments helped foster ... More


The East European Immigration and the Reconfiguration of Community

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the immigration of East European Jews to America. In the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century, the smaller cities and towns in some parts of the Ohio River ... More


The Agrarian Village World of Indian Women in the Ohio River Valley

Susan Sleeper-Smith

in Women in Early America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479874545
eISBN:
9781479876419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479874545.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Susan Sleeper-Smith explores the environmentally distinctive nature of the Ohio River Valley in this chapter to show how Indian women’s work created a stable village world during the colonial era. ... More


The Turner-Hopewell Axis: Exploring Interaction through Embankment Form and Mortuary Patterning

A. Martin Byers

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the relationship between the Turner and the Hopewell sites based on assessing the style and configuration of their earthwork design, mortuary rituals, and the ... More


The Demise of Community

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the slow demise of the Jewish community during the latter half of the twentieth century. It was during this time when the United States was undergoing a remarkable revival of ... More


Frontiers of Faith: Bringing Catholicism to the West in the Early Republic

John R. Dichtl

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124865
eISBN:
9780813135106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124865.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book examines how Catholics in the early nineteenth-century Ohio Valley—despite the evangelical success of the Protestant faith during the Second Great Awakening —expanded their church, ... More


Religious Conflicts and Congruity

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the different debates over the direction of American Judaism. These debates reflected the internal struggle to respond to modernity that had engaged Jews in the Western world ... More


Borderland Narratives: Negotiation and Accommodation in North America's Contested Spaces, 1500-1850

Andrew K. Frank and A. Glenn Crothers (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054957
eISBN:
9780813053400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054957.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This collection of original essays extends the concept of boderlands—as both a process and place—to geographic places and topics not usually considered in this realm. This includes African slavery, ... More


1802–1835: Westward Movement, Eastern Instruction

Estill Curtis Pennington

in Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126128
eISBN:
9780813135458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126128.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter starts by presenting the reports of early artists and itinerant activity. John James Audubon observed wildlife and painted portraits in Kentucky. He was a naturalist artist and first ... More


1835–1865: The Invention of Photography and the Coming of War

Estill Curtis Pennington

in Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126128
eISBN:
9780813135458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126128.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter begins by addressing the itinerant painters, headless bodies, and plain painters. Several types of itinerant artists can be identified in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley by the trails ... More


Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Brian G. Redmond and Robert A. Genheimer (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The study of ancient architecture and the built environment has much to tell us about the social makeup and culture of the designers, builders, and users of these constructions. This volume presents ... More


1865–1920: Exhibitions, Collecting, and International Trends

Estill Curtis Pennington

in Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126128
eISBN:
9780813135458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126128.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter begins by showing a New England expatriate and a Confederate penitent that address the newly freed slaves. It also explains the fair years in Louisville. It discusses R. J. Menefee's ... More


Introduction

Paul W. Mapp

in The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713-1763

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833957
eISBN:
9781469600987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833957.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book begins by showing how histories of the Seven Years' War, especially those written in the United States, often begin with George Washington's blunderings in the Ohio Valley in 1754. ... More


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