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The Brotherhood of the Union: George Lippard and the Palestine of Redeemed Labor

Mark A. Lause

in A Secret Society History of the Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036552
eISBN:
9780252093593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036552.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the Brotherhood of the Union. The Brotherhood represented a particularly American version of the radical nationalist idealism characteristic of the European revolts of ... More


Epilogue: Long Shadows: Lineages of the Secret Society Tradition in America

Mark A. Lause

in A Secret Society History of the Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036552
eISBN:
9780252093593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036552.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This epilogue examines the lineages of the secret society tradition in America. The lineages of the mid-nineteenth-century American secret societies persisted through the rest of the century and ... More


Universal Democratic Republicans: Hugh Forbes and Transatlantic Antislavery Radicalism

Mark A. Lause

in A Secret Society History of the Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036552
eISBN:
9780252093593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036552.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the Universal Democratic Republicans, which formed the core of the union of “liberal societies” by early 1854. The listed participants included both the “Free Democratic League ... More


Lone Stars and Golden Circles: The Manifest Destiny of George W. L. Bickley

Mark A. Lause

in A Secret Society History of the Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036552
eISBN:
9780252093593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036552.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the Knights of the Golden Circle. George Washington Lafayette Bickley became one of the most famous members of the Brotherhood of the Union after he founded his own Knights of ... More


A Secret Society History of the Civil War

Mark A. Lause

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036552
eISBN:
9780252093593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036552.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This history of the Civil War considers the impact of nineteenth-century American secret societies on the path to as well as the course of the war. Beginning with the European secret societies that ... More


Decisive Means: Political Violence and National Self-Definition

Mark A. Lause

in A Secret Society History of the Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036552
eISBN:
9780252093593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036552.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines how political violence challenged the old Enlightenment faith that reason and right would guide the new nation-states. However, the nation-states themselves had been subverting ... More


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