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Conclusion

Timothy B. Smith

in James Z. George: Mississippi's Great Commoner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032318
eISBN:
9781617032325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032318.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on events that occurred after George’s death in August 1897. It covers George’s rising fame in Mississippi after his death; the publication of his manuscript on politics, ... More


A Lincoln for the Masses: Daniel Chester French's Seated Lincoln (1922), Washington, D.C.

James A. Percoco

in Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228959
eISBN:
9780823234981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228959.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. remains the greatest public space in America, the ultimate destination monument. It is unlikely that the two men most responsible for ... More


Conclusion

Lindsey Apple

in The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134109
eISBN:
9780813135908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134109.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry Clay's legacy proved to be both blessing and curse. Too frequently great pressure was brought to bear on young members of the family. Clays seemed excessively tied to place in the sense that ... More


The Second Inaugural Address: The Spoken Words

John Y. Simon, Harold Holzer, and Dawn Vogel

in Lincoln Revisited: New Insights from the Lincoln Forum

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227365
eISBN:
9780823240869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227365.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address was delivered on the fourth of March 1865. Many know this address primarily because of the opening lines of the last paragraph, “With malice toward none; ... More


Last Aloha to Mother Pope, 1914

Sandra E. Bonura

in Light in the Queen's Garden: Ida May Pope, Pioneer for Hawai'i's Daughters, 1862-1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866440
eISBN:
9780824876890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866440.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

When Ida May Pope died unexpectedly from a stroke while visiting Chicago in the summer of 1914, it was front-page news in virtually every publication in Hawai‘i. Headlines proclaiming the death of ... More


“Death Came Very Peacefully”: Death, 1897

Timothy B. Smith

in James Z. George: Mississippi's Great Commoner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032318
eISBN:
9781617032325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032318.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes George’s final year. It covers his declining health; the death of his wife in July; his death on August 14, 1897; his funeral services; and obituaries and memorials.


The Memorial

William S. Belko

in The Triumph of the Antebellum Free Trade Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041742
eISBN:
9780813043937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041742.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Discusses the drafting of the Memorial to Congress by the committee appointed by the delegates in Philadelphia. The Memorial to Congress, accompanied by the Exposition compiled by Henry Lee and a ... More


The Victory

William S. Belko

in The Triumph of the Antebellum Free Trade Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041742
eISBN:
9780813043937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041742.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Discusses the impact of the argument outlined in the Memorial to Congress and how the various documents resulting from the Philadelphia Convention influenced Congress to abolish the protective system ... More


Upstairs and Downstairs, 1888–1890

Thomas Graham

in Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Flagler's enterprises transformed St. Augustine. During the summer of 1888, Florida experienced an epidemic of yellow fever that St. Augustine escaped only by imposing a strict quarantine on the ... More


The Power of the Dead’s Place: Chicago’s Cemeteries, Social Conflict, and Cultural Construction, 1873–1913

Michael K. Rosenow

in Death and Dying in the Working Class, 1865-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039133
eISBN:
9780252097119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039133.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how workers used the rituals of death to interpret, accommodate, and resist their living and working conditions during the period 1873–1913. It first traces the history of the ... More


Heroic Martyrs

in War Stories: Suffering and Sacrifice in the Civil War North

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226108629
eISBN:
9780226108643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226108643.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

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