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RECONSTRUCTION AND ANNEXATION: Suffragists in Washington, D.C., and Santo Domingo, 1870–1875

Allison L. Sneider

in Suffragists in an Imperial Age: U.S. Expansion and the Woman Question, 1870–1929

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195321166
eISBN:
9780199869725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321166.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces suffragists' engagement with the Republican effort to annex Santo Domingo to the United States in the 1870s during national Reconstruction after the Civil War. This investigation ... More


Embodied Eloquence, the Sumner Assault, and the Transatlantic Cable

Christopher Hanlon

in America’s England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937585
eISBN:
9780199333103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937585.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter depicts South Carolina Congressman Preston Brooks’ 1856 assault on Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner as a flashpoint for 1850s controversies over the laying of transatlantic ... More


Kansas

Alice Elizabeth Malavasic

in The F Street Mess: How Southern Senators Rewrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635521
eISBN:
9781469635538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635521.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the internecine warfare that erupts in Kansas after the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act known as Bleeding Kansas. It focuses David Rice Atchison’s leadership of proslavery ... More


The Equal Rights Struggle in the 1870s

Hugh Davis

in We Will Be Satisfied With Nothing Less: The African American Struggle for Equal Rights in the North during Reconstruction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450099
eISBN:
9780801463648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450099.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter concentrates on the first half of the 1870s. It examines how, following the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment, northern blacks sought to work within the Republican Party at the ... More


Free Soil Politics and the Twilight of the Second Party System, 1849–1853

Corey M. Brooks

in Liberty Power: Antislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226307282
eISBN:
9780226307312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307312.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter highlights the role Free Soil Party politicians like Salmon Chase and John P. Hale played in heated debates over the Compromise of 1850 and then Free Soilers’ efforts to rouse opposition ... More


Antislavery Politics and the Problem of the Constitution

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/9781469627311.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter Two traces the rise of the political antislavery movement. It shows how three pioneering leaders—Joshua Giddings, Salmon P. Chase, and Charles Sumner—continued the struggle to “denationalize” ... More


Planting the Seed: Charles Sumner and John Quincy Adams

Burrus M. Carnahan

in Act of Justice: Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124636
eISBN:
9780813134871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124636.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses where Abraham Lincoln got the idea of using the law of war as a way to gain executive power. It is shown that Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts urged the president to use ... More


Liberty Men and the Creation of an Anti–Slave Power Coalition, 1846–1849

Corey M. Brooks

in Liberty Power: Antislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226307282
eISBN:
9780226307312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307312.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter demonstrates how Liberty Party coalitionists like Gamaliel Bailey, Salmon Chase, and Henry B. Stanton paved the way for a broadened anti-Slave Power coalition before and during the ... More


The Recognition and Cabinet Crises, 1862

Joseph A. Fry

in Lincoln, Seward, and US Foreign Relations in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177120
eISBN:
9780813177137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177120.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on Lincoln’s decision to reject calls for Seward’s replacement as secretary of state and on the two partners’ successful efforts to block European diplomatic recognition of the ... More


Did The North Really Mean It?

Natalie J. Ring and Sarah E. Gardner (eds)

in The Lost Lectures of C. Vann Woodward

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190863951
eISBN:
9780197537169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863951.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This lecture details southern interest in northern elections. Woodward argues that white southerners viewed this as the litmus test to judge Northern commitment to racial equality. The bulk of ... More


The Conservatism of Northern Radicals

Natalie J. Ring and Sarah E. Gardner (eds)

in The Lost Lectures of C. Vann Woodward

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190863951
eISBN:
9780197537169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863951.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In this lecture Woodward reviews the weaknesses of the current historiography on Reconstruction as well as examines the internal political debates within the Republican Party during Congressional ... More


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