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The Rise of Nonsectarianism

Steven K. Green

in The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399677
eISBN:
9780199777150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399677.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter is the first of two to discuss the legal issues surrounding the rise and development of nonsectarian public schooling in America. The controversy, called the “school question,” had two ... More


Queen City of the West

Sefton D. Temkin

in Creating American Reform Judaism: Life and Times of Isaac Mayer Wise

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774457
eISBN:
9781800340930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774457.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter shows the good relations cemented immediately upon his arrival at Congregation B’nai Jeshurun. In Cincinnati he remained for the rest of his days. In 1854, Cincinnati was in truth ‘the ... More


A Hairdresser's Experience in High Life

Eliza Potter

Xiomara Santamarina (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833353
eISBN:
9781469605319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898666_potter
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book represents a landmark in early African American literature: Eliza Potter's 1859 autobiography. Potter was a freeborn black woman who, as a hairdresser, was in a unique position to hear ... More


The National Phase of the Liberal Republican Movement, 1870–1872

Andrew L. Slap

in The Doom of Reconstruction: The Liberal Republicans in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227099
eISBN:
9780823234998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227099.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

The liberal republicans saw the Cincinnati Convention as the ultimate means to gain control of the Republican Party. However, the proceedings of the Liberal Republican ... More


Aristocracy Avoided: America and the Cincinnati

William Doyle

in Aristocracy and its Enemies in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199559855
eISBN:
9780191701788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559855.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter talks about the absence of nobility in America and the controversies in Cincinnati. There might have been no established nobility in America, but nobles and men of title were not ... More


Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments

James A. Percoco

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228959
eISBN:
9780823234981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228959.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Across the country, in the middle of busy city squares and hidden on quiet streets, there are nearly 200 statues erected in memory of Abraham Lincoln. No other American has ever been ... More


Roman Catholic Baptism

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/9780199740420.003.0037
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty-seven studies a rare moment in Hodge’s life when he came under severe criticism from his Presbyterian brethren. Fueled, in part, by national anti-Catholic sentiment, the 1845 General ... More


Political Diversions

Sefton D. Temkin

in Creating American Reform Judaism: Life and Times of Isaac Mayer Wise

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774457
eISBN:
9781800340930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774457.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores Isaac Mayer Wise’s interest in politics. This interest raises the question whether at any time he considered making politics his career. As the chapter shows, Wise has been ... More


At North College Hill

Sefton D. Temkin

in Creating American Reform Judaism: Life and Times of Isaac Mayer Wise

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774457
eISBN:
9781800340930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774457.003.0030
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details Isaac Mayer Wise’s move at a large farm between North College Hill and Mount Healthy, and made it his principal residence. The farm lay nine miles north of Cincinnati. It is ... More


A Different Kind of Civil War: George Grey Barnard's Lincoln (1917), Cincinnati, Ohio

James A. Percoco

in Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228959
eISBN:
9780823234981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228959.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter's proving ground would be George Grey Barnard's Lincoln in Cincinnati's Lytle Park. As the centennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth loomed, Cincinnati, like other ... More


The American Paleolithic Comes of Age, 1882–1889

David J. Meltzer

in The Great Paleolithic War: How Science Forged an Understanding of America's Ice Age Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226293226
eISBN:
9780226293363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226293363.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the 1880s paleoliths were reported from widely scattered sites such as Little Falls, Minnesota and New Comerstown, Ohio. Some were found in geological circumstances that suggested a late ... More


Friendship, Formalities, and Membership in Post-Revolutionary America

Kevin Butterfield

in The Making of Tocqueville'S America: Law and Association in the Early United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297088
eISBN:
9780226297118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297118.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In this chapter, three important cultural developments will be examined. First, by looking at the travails of the embattled Society of the Cincinnati the chapter will examine the growing belief that ... More


Building a Following in the West: The McCarys Reinvent Themselves

Angela Pulley Hudson

in Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon Became Famous Indians

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624433
eISBN:
9781469624457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624433.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Warner McCary and Lucy Stanton's establishment of their own prophetic movement in Cincinnati in 1846. Their movement was modeled after Mormon practices. It also incorporated ... More


Performances to “permanence”: Orchestra Building in Late Nineteenth-Century Cincinnati

Karen Ahlquist

in American Orchestras in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769769
eISBN:
9780226769776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769776.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

The “Queen City of the West” on the Ohio River established a series of orchestral organizations before the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO), each one's successes and failures marking a new ... More


Reformers in Conflict: East versus West (1869)

Sefton D. Temkin

in Creating American Reform Judaism: Life and Times of Isaac Mayer Wise

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774457
eISBN:
9781800340930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774457.003.0036
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter recalls a conference that Isaac Mayer Wise held in Cincinnati. Wise had criticized it, but he had not broken with it. He had indicated that he considered himself free to call a ... More


Silence and the Perils of Identity

Rickie Solinger

in Reshaping Women's History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042003
eISBN:
9780252050749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042003.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter considers Solinger’s experience as a white, Jewish child in mid-twentieth-century Cincinnati, in a culture in which no adult she knew, including the rabbi, ever mentioned the Holocaust. ... More


Out to Follow Scruggs’s Path

Thomas Goldsmith

in Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of an American Classic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042966
eISBN:
9780252051821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042966.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Author Thomas Goldsmith introduces his quest to research the story of bluegrass banjo pioneer Earl Scruggs and that of his signature composition, “Foggy Mountain Breakdown.” Chapter describes visits ... More


The Cincinnati “Bible War” of 1869–1873

Steven K. Green

in The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827909
eISBN:
9780199932849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827909.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the first significant controversy involving the banning of Bible reading in the public schools. The controversy transpired in Cincinnati, Ohio, between 1869 and 1873 and ... More


Norman

Nick Dawson

in Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125381
eISBN:
9780813135267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the role of film director/producer Norman Jewison in the career of Hal Ashby as a director. During Ashby's dark hours after he was fired from The Loved One, Jewison offered him ... More


Two Stabs at the Universe

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on Charles Ives's legendary “Universe” Symphony, a performing version of which has been produced by composer Larry Austin, with the help of the College–Conservatory of Music at ... More


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