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Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy

George P. Fletcher

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195156287
eISBN:
9780199872169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195156285.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book asserts that the Civil War marks the end of one era of American legal history, and the beginning of another. Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysberg Address is viewed as the beginning of a new ... More


The Argument for the Secret Constitution

George P. Fletcher

in Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195156287
eISBN:
9780199872169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195156285.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that the Civil War began with one set of purposes, and ended with another. The original motive for resisting Southern secession was preserving the Union, but the final goal was to ... More


Radical Gettysburg

George P. Fletcher

in Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195156287
eISBN:
9780199872169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195156285.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter carefully analyzes the text of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address – beginning with the opening line, which evokes the Declaration of Independence rather than the Constitution – as the ... More


Lincoln Revisited: New Insights from the Lincoln Forum

Harold Holzer and Dawn Vogel

John Y. Simon (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227365
eISBN:
9780823240869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227365.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In February 2009, America celebrated the bicentennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, and the pace of new Lincoln books and articles has already quickened. From his cabinet's politics to his own ... More


THE GENERATIVE ADULT

Dan P. McAdams

in The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes the psychological concept of generativity and its place in the human life course. Introduced to psychology through the writings of Erik H. Erikson, generativity is an adult's ... More


One Revolution

John Wigger

in American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

As the Revolutionary War approached, John Wesley published pamphlets, beginning with A Calm Address to Our American Colonies, against the American cause. The other British preachers mostly sided with ... More


Climax and Exhaustion in the Civil War

Mark A. Noll

in America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151114
eISBN:
9780199834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151119.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Civil War was a decisive chapter in the history of American theology. While the leading theological commentators on the war continued to rely on the theological constructs that had been developed ... More


Addressing the other woman: Textual correspondences in feminist art and writing

Kimberly Lamm

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526121264
eISBN:
9781526136176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121264.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book analyses how three artists – Adrian Piper, Nancy Spero, and Mary Kelly – worked with the visual dimensions of language in the 1960s and 1970s. These artists used text and images of writing ... More


The Retirement of Washington

Stanley Elkins and Eric McKitrick

in The Age of Federalism

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093810
eISBN:
9780199854127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093810.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses George Washington's Farewell Address first given to the public through the newspapers in September 1796, prior to that year's presidential election. The Address excited a ... More


Lincoln and Leadership: Military, Political, and Religious Decision Making

Randall M. Miller (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243440
eISBN:
9780823243488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243440.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book of original essays on “Lincoln and Leadership,” by leading Lincoln and Civil War scholars, explores Lincoln’s understandings and uses of leadership during the Civil War. The essays focus ... More


“The Nonsensical Dialect of Transcendentalism”

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0036
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty-six is primarily concerned with the rise of Transcendentalism in America and Princeton’s response to this new variation of American Unitarianism. Hodge, along with Albert Dod and James ... 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


. Life and Death in Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyses Lincoln's “funeral” speech which recognizes from its outset that his community had a known historical beginning. It notes that it recognizes as well that the very existence, or ... More


Lincoln's Political Faith in the Peoria Address

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/9780823227365.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores Abraham Lincoln's political faith in the Peoria Address as an ultimate moral justification of American public life, one that combines the moral and religious teachings of the ... More


Lincoln’s Lost Gettysburg Address

Joe Nickell

in Real or Fake: Studies in Authentication

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125343
eISBN:
9780813135229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125343.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the authenticity of a document that is Lincoln's famed address at Gettysburg. Several factors were seen in the said document, all pointing to forgery. It notes that Mark Hofmann ... More


Worship at the Altar of Perry: Spectatorship and the Aesthetics of Testimony

Brandeise Monk-Payton

in From Madea to Media Mogul: Theorizing Tyler Perry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496807045
eISBN:
9781496807083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807045.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In “Worship at the Altar of Perry: Spectatorship and the Aesthetics of Testimony,” Brandeise Monk-Payton encourages us to think more richly about the relationship between affect and testimony that is ... More


Adrian Piper’s textual address

Kimberly Lamm

in Addressing the other woman: Textual correspondences in feminist art and writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526121264
eISBN:
9781526136176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121264.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 1 begins by analysing Adrian Piper’s engagement with the textual dimensions of Conceptual Art in the late 1960s and the ways in which it aligned with her work in Kantian philosophy to develop ... More


“The Harvest of Death Is Complete”: Imagined Unity

Grant R. Brodrecht

in Our Country: Northern Evangelicals and the Union during the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279906
eISBN:
9780823281497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279906.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Following upon Abraham Lincoln’s electoral victory in 1864, chapter three portrays northern evangelicals anticipating military victory and emergent national oneness. The chapter looks particularly at ... More


The President Speaks

Daniel W. Crofts

in Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627311
eISBN:
9781469627335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627311.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter Eleven begins with Abraham Lincoln’s inaugural address on March 4, 1861. He pointedly denied that he or the Republican Party intended to “interfere with the institution of slavery in the ... More


Un-American Schooling: Anticommunist Discourse and Martin Luther King Jr.

James Zeigler

in Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802385
eISBN:
9781496802439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802385.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter concentrates on popular tropes and cultural narratives that represent criticism of capitalism as pathological and un-American. The chief example of this Red Scare rhetoric is a John ... More


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