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Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After earning a B.A. at Radcliffe and spending five disillusioning years working with social relief agencies, Abby Adams Eliot is asked by the Women's Education Association of Boston to start a ... More


American Girl Becomes American Woman: A Fortunate Fall?

Veronica Makowsky

in Susan Glaspell's Century of American Women: A Critical Interpretation of Her Work

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078664
eISBN:
9780199855117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078664.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Susan Glaspell was at once blessed and cursed by her birth year. In 1876, America was celebrating its centennial, and, as Martha Banta reminds us, the American Girl became a main symbol for the ... More


Post-war Anti-Catholicism

William B. Kurtz

in Excommunicated From the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267538
eISBN:
9780823272372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267538.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The divided response of Catholics to the war allowed nativism to continue to thrive in post-war America. Thomas Nast lampooned their loyalty and Americanness in his cartoons while President Ulysses ... More


Napoleon of the Pen

Cecelia Tichi

in Jack London: A Writer's Fight for a Better America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622668
eISBN:
9781469625065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622668.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Jack London's early childhood, family life, education, and career. London was born in 1876, coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the signing of the American Declaration of ... More


Judging the Progress of Sanitary Science: The 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition

Julie K. Brown

in Health and Medicine on Display: International Expositions in the United States, 1876-1904

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026574
eISBN:
9780262258630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026574.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the 1876 Centennial Exhibition held in Philadelphia and its significance for sanitary science in the United States. The sanitary movement, which arose following the ... More


Officially Under Way

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The American system of residential colleges is conducive to athletic play in the colleges and to student management of intercollegiate athletic competition. Rugby becomes more widely accepted by ... More


“In the Hands of the Lord”: Migrants and Community Politics in the Late Nineteenth Century

Brian D. Page

in An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175515
eISBN:
9780813175706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175515.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This essay investigates black life in the aftermath of the Memphis Massacre of 1866, chronicling how new migrants helped reconstitute cultural life and political strength. It examines an alliance of ... More


Unmindful of the High Duties: Andrew Johnson

Harold H. Bruff

in Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226211107
eISBN:
9780226211244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211244.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Reconstruction occurred on a blank constitutional slate. President Andrew Johnson’s rigid character and outdated values adversely affected the nation’s approach to it. After following Abraham ... More


Lessons in Imperial Citizenship

Julia Phillips Cohen

in Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199340408
eISBN:
9780199388882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340408.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History, History of Religion

Chapter 1 opens with the proclamation of the Ottoman Constitution of 1876 and concludes with the empire’s dramatic defeat in the Russo-Ottoman War (1877–1878). While the constitution reinforced a ... More


Revolutionary Preoccupations: Or, Transatlantic Feeling in a Radical Sense

J. Michelle Coghlan

in Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474411202
eISBN:
9781474426800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411202.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chronicling the Commune’s returns across a surprisingly vast and visually striking archive of periodical poems and illustrations, panoramic spectacles, children’s adventure fiction, popular and ... More


The Spaces of History: Museums, Interactivity, and Immersion

M. J. Rymsza-Pawlowska

in History Comes Alive: Public History and Popular Culture in the 1970s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633862
eISBN:
9781469633879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633862.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Museums of all kinds became more interactive and immersive. In two now exhibits, “Nation of Nations” and “1876,” the National Museum of American History placed viewers inside of historical milieus. ... More


1875: Democratic Victory

John Roy Lynch

John Hope Franklin (ed.)

in Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781604731149
eISBN:
9781496833624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731149.003.0022
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the Democratic victory in 1875. Although as a result of the sanguinary revolution in 1875 there was no hope or prospect of future Republican success in Mississippi, the ... More


The Popular Vote and Misfires in the Electoral College

Robert M. Alexander

in Representation and the Electoral College

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190939427
eISBN:
9780190939465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939427.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter examines the relationship among the electoral vote, the popular vote, and legitimacy in presidential elections. The Framers sought a process that preserved federalism and yielded ... More


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