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South Carolina Volunteers in the Second Seminole War: A Nullifier Debacle as Prelude to the Palmetto State Gubernatorial Election of 1836

James M. Denham and Canter Brown

in America's Hundred Years' War: U.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 17631858

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035253
eISBN:
9780813039121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035253.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter illustrates how another major political and constitutional crisis in Antebellum America—the Nullification Crisis—involved the long conflict between the United States and the Seminole. ... More


Mr. Rhea's Missing Letter and the First Seminole War

David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler

in America's Hundred Years' War: U.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 17631858

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035253
eISBN:
9780813039121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035253.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Jackson's 1818 invasion of Spanish Florida—the First Seminole War—and the immeasurable repercussions of that brief event. It demonstrates how this conflict shaped the course ... More


The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

J. Gerald Kennedy and Leland S. Person (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

The American Revolution and the Civil War bracket roughly eight decades of formative change in a republic created in 1776 by a gesture that was both rhetorical and performative. The subsequent ... More


James Fenimore Cooper: Beyond Leather-Stocking

Wayne Franklin

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines the works of James Fenimore Cooper, one of the leading novelists of antebellum America. In particular, it discusses Cooper’s “The Leather-Stocking Tales,” a series that contains ... More


Herman Melville

Jonathan Arac

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines the works of Herman Melville, one of the leading novelists of antebellum America. In particular, it offers a reading of some of Melville’s major novels such as Typee: A Peep at ... More


Catharine Maria Sedgwick: Domestic and National Narratives

James L. Machor

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines the works of Catharine Maria Sedgwick, one of the leading novelists of antebellum America. In particular, it discusses Sedgwick’s domestic and national narratives, which include ... More


Hawthorne and the Historical Romance

Larry J. Reynolds

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne, one of the leading novelists of antebellum America. In particular, it discusses Hawthorne’s historical fiction, including The House of the ... More


Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Antislavery Cause

John Ernest

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines the works of Harriet Beecher Stowe, one of the leading novelists of antebellum America. In particular, it highlights Stowe’s achievements as an antislavery writer by offering a ... More


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