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Jeffersonian Disillusions and Dreams 1799–1818

Jonathan D. Sassi

in A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129892
eISBN:
9780199834624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512989X.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The rise of the first party competition and the electoral successes of Thomas Jefferson and the Democratic‐Republican party shook the standing order's eighteenth‐century social ideology to its ... More


Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, 1753-1833

John Saillant

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157178
eISBN:
9780199834617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157176.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the second half of the eighteenth century, British and American men and women began criticizing the slave trade and slavery as violations of the principles of Christianity, natural rights, and ... More


The Early Years (1790–1840)

Charles R. Geisst

in Wall Street: A History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130867
eISBN:
9780199871155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130863.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The development of the NYSE from an outdoor market to the major marketplace in the country. The first major scandal after independence in NY; the role of private individuals in financing the war of ... More


Half Horse and Half Alligator: War of 1812

James A. Ramage and Andrea S. Watkins

in Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134406
eISBN:
9780813135977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134406.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The myth surrounding Kentuckians was that they were skilled warriors who excelled at attacking Native Americans. This won them special hatred on the part of Native Americans that boiled over in the ... More


Finding a Path of Virtue in a Revolutionary World

A. Glenn Crothers

in Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039732
eISBN:
9780813043142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039732.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how Friends' pacifism during the American Revolution, coupled with their decision to end slaveholding, led white Virginians to suspect Friends' patriotism. Following the example ... More


Dodge, Worcester, Ladd, and Burritt: Christianity, Courts, and World Peace

Mark Weston Janis

in America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579341
eISBN:
9780191722653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579341.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter shows how the international courts of today are the offspring of 19th-century American utopians, religious enthusiasts by and large untrained in the law. These early proponents of an ... More


Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War

James A. Ramage

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134406
eISBN:
9780813135977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134406.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Kentucky's first settlers brought with them a dedication to democracy and a sense of limitless hope about the future. Determined to participate in world progress in science, education, and ... More


Making and Breaking the Revolutionary Covenant

John Saillant

in Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, 1753-1833

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157178
eISBN:
9780199834617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157176.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Support of the Federalist Party and opposition to the Democratic‐Republicans afforded Lemuel Haynes his first engagement with a public sphere beyond church congregations and revival audiences. He ... More


Shaking Hands with the Prophet: The War of 1812 and Native American Enthusiasms

John Mac Kilgore

in Mania for Freedom: American Literatures of Enthusiasm from the Revolution to the Civil War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629728
eISBN:
9781469629742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629728.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter focuses on the War of 1812 era and Native American resistance to US imperialism. It documents how the politics of enthusiasm, understood as religious fanaticism, was mobilized to ... More


Equal to the Severest Trials: Mr. Madison’s War

Max M. Edling

in A Hercules in the Cradle: War, Money, and the American State, 1783-1867

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226181578
eISBN:
9780226181608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226181608.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The War of 1812 is often treated as a monumental failure ofwar administration. Chapter four argues that in the sphere of war finance, this reputation is exaggerated. The financing of the war ... More


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