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An Impotent Congress

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 and the corresponding Ch. 10 in Part Three of the book provide background accounts of political development in the USA from the American War of Independence to the Philadelphia Convention, ... More


Partisan Loyalty and Union Competition: Macroeconomic Adjustment and Industrial Restructuring in Mexico

M. Victoria Murillo

in The Politics of Labor in a Global Age: Continuity and Change in Late-Industrializing and Post-Socialist Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241149
eISBN:
9780191598920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241147.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

After the Debt Crisis of 1982, the PRI implemented policies of stabilization and structural reforms although it had previously advanced protectionism and state intervention during the post‐war ... More


 Turning Swiss: The Patriotism of the Holy Hermit Nicholas

David J. Collins

in Reforming Saints: Saints' Lives and Their Authors in Germany, 1470-1530

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329537
eISBN:
9780199870134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329537.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter four examines how the Swiss began to transform the fifteenth‐century peasant‐turned‐recluse Nicholas of Flue into a patron saint for their slowly forming Swiss homeland. Nicholas became an ... More


Jefferson, Madison, and Marshall: The Law of Nations and the New Republic

Mark Weston Janis

in America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579341
eISBN:
9780191722653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579341.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

No group of America's leaders has ever been more mindful of the law of nations than were the Founding Fathers. This chapter tells a little of that story. It begins with American perceptions of the ... More


Uprooted: The Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917

Roy Parker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420145
eISBN:
9781447304142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420145.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Some 80,000 British children – many of them under the age of ten – were shipped from Britain to Canada by Poor Law authorities and voluntary bodies during the fifty years following Confederation in ... More


Conclusion

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume II: The Peace of Westphalia to the Dissolution of the Reich, 1648-1806

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693078
eISBN:
9780191732256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693078.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The traditional view that the Reich expired unmourned is inaccurate: the new sovereign German states of the German Confederation tried to extinguish the memory of the Reich, but many of its ... More


Roger Sherman and the Creation of the American Republic

Mark David Hall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929849
eISBN:
9780199980574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929849.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Roger Sherman was the only founder to sign the Declaration and Resolves (1774), Articles of Association (1774), Declaration of Independence (1776), Articles of Confederation (1777, 1778), and ... More


City-states at the crossroads, 1300–1450: The north

Tom Scott

in The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600: Hinterland, Territory, Region

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199274604
eISBN:
9780191738685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274604.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

City‐states north of the Alps are distinguished by their relatively late formation and by expansion as a collective civic endeavour, not driven by factional interests. These cities often formed ... More


An African Empire

Shawn Leigh Alexander

in T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator: A Collection of Writings, 1880-1928

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032320
eISBN:
9780813039084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032320.003.0033
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents the editorial on European colonization of Africa, “An African Empire,” where Fortune predicted the creation of an “African Empire,” an “African Confederation, not unlike that of ... More


The Civil Wars in Ireland and Scotland

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Wars of the Three Kingdoms were a complicated mixture of civil wars, religious wars, wars of conquest, and wars of national liberation. The wars in Ireland and Scotland also demonstrated how the ... More


New Nation and Aged Patriarch

Edwin S. Gaustad

in Benjamin Franklin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305357
eISBN:
9780199850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305357.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In 1784, Franklin published a brief guide, Information to Those Who Would Remove to America. Here, he offered helpful advice and hinted his own view of the essence of the American experiment. He ... More


Status without Stature: Newfoundland, 1869–1949

James K. Hiller

in Canada and the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563746
eISBN:
9780191701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563746.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the government and political history of Newfoundland during the period from 1869 to 1949. Newfoundland was the smallest of the colonies of settlement (in terms of population) to ... More


Original Understanding: Preconstitutional Sources and the Drafting and Ratification Process

Lackland H. Bloom

in Methods of Interpretation: How the Supreme Court Reads the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377118
eISBN:
9780199869510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377118.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers the various pre-constitutional sources that the Court relies on to discover the original understanding as well as the uses that it has made of material relating to the drafting ... More


Planning the Post-War World: The French Labour Movement and Reform, 1915–1916

John N. Horne

in Labour at War: France and Britain 1914-1918

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201809
eISBN:
9780191675027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201809.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

When the French labour leaders considered that the social problems spawned by the war had a post-war relevance, they developed a tendency to consider the war's wider significance for the future of ... More


Consolidating Reformism: The French Labour Movement, 1917–1918

John N. Horne

in Labour at War: France and Britain 1914-1918

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201809
eISBN:
9780191675027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201809.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses the reformism openly established in the Confédération Générale du Travail (CGT). It also demonstrates that the CGT majoritaires consolidated their earlier conviction that ... More


Uncertain Transitions: Labor and the Politics of Reform in Argentina

Viviana Patroni

in Labor Politics in Latin America: Democracy and Worker Organization in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400455
eISBN:
9781683400677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400455.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The government of the party historically representing labor in Argentina, the Peronist Party, moved with unprecedented zeal in the 1990s to justify changes in labor legislation that placed the burden ... More


Growth, Conflict, and Canadianization in the British Era (1800–67)

Robert T. Handy

in A History of the Churches in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269106
eISBN:
9780191683572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269106.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The growth of the British provinces and their churches was often companied by competition and conflict. The tensions in Canadian life, most of which had a religious component and some of which ... More


Victor Chapman, Head of Shipbuilding Branch, Board of Trade, Ministry of Technology, Department of Trade and Industry, Secretary to the Shipbuilding Inquiry Committee

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

in Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.003.0040
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Interview with Victor Chapman, Head of Shipbuilding Branch, Board of Trade, Ministry of Technology, Department of Trade and Industry, Secretary to the Shipbuilding Inquiry Committee. Details The ... More


Cliff Baylis, Under Secretary (Shipbuilding) Ministry of Technology, Director, Shipbuilders and Repairers National Association

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

in Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.003.0041
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Interview with Cliff Baylis, Under Secretary (Shipbuilding) Ministry of Technology, Director, Shipbuilders and Repairers National Association. Details The Civil Servants, Board of Trade, Shipbuilding ... More


Barry Barker, Director, Shipbuilding Industry Board

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

in Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.003.0042
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Interview with Barry Barker, Director, Shipbuilding Industry Board. Details The Civil Servants, Board of Trade, Shipbuilding Enquiry Committee, Shipbuilding Industry.


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