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Flag Burning

Peter Hanson

in Public Opinion and Constitutional Controversy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195329414
eISBN:
9780199851720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329414.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the nearly two decades since Texas v. Johnson, public opposition to flag burning did not changed. But support for an amendment to overturn the decision did wane, and the public no longer views ... More


Heroes and Rituals

Randall Curren and Charles Dorn

in Patriotic Education in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226552255
eISBN:
9780226552422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552422.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Chapter Two examines schools’ efforts to use national heroes, holidays, and oaths of allegiance to foster civic virtue and patriotism. Between the 1830s and 1920s, students read from McGuffey’s ... More


Exploring the Tea Party’s Commitment to Freedom and Patriotism

Christopher S. Parker and Matt A. Barreto

in Change They Can't Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163611
eISBN:
9781400852314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163611.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the ways in which the Tea Party informs political attitudes and behavior. It begins by looking at how closely people who sympathize with the Tea Party adhere to themes that the ... More


Following the Flag in American Film

Robert Eberwein

in Eastwood's Iwo Jima: Critical Engagements with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165655
eISBN:
9780231850438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165655.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces the importance of and historical change in the representation of the American flag in U.S. war cinema and examines the problematic aspects of another flag raising that functioned ... More


Introduction

Rodney Carlisle

in Sovereignty at Sea: U.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037622
eISBN:
9780813041612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037622.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter explains the place of the American merchant marine in society in the years preceding World War I. The low social standing of merchant mariners, the mundane nature of the ... More


Fourth Echo: American Empire

George Athan Billias

in American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791073
eISBN:
9780814739013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791073.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the fourth “echo” of American constitutionalism: the Spanish-American War in 1898 which paved the way for the rise of the United States as an imperial power. After winning the ... More


The Whaling Expedition of the Ulysses 1937–38

Quentin R. Walsh

P. J. Capelotti (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034799
eISBN:
9780813039688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034799.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the spring of 1937, Coast Guard Lieutenant Quentin Robert Walsh received a special assignment aboard the whaling factory ship Ulysses. His orders were to monitor the commercial operation's ... More


The Antibusers: Children of the 1960s

Ronald P. Formisano

in Boston Against Busing: Race, Class, and Ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855263
eISBN:
9781469602325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869703_formisano.11
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that the antibusers were heirs of the protesters of the 1960s, even as they reacted against them and their values. While the antiwar radicals had sometimes burned American flags, ... More


Beginnings: The Kamehameha School for Girls, 1894–1897

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/9780824866440.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The beginning of the end of the Hawaiian monarchy coincided with the year the Kamehameha School for Girls came into being with Pope at the helm. Hawai‘i had officially become a Republic. Sanford Dole ... More


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