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Low Country/Backcountry: The Volatile Geopolitics of Revolutionary South Carolina: November 1775–December 1775

William R. Ryan

in The World of Thomas Jeremiah: Charles Town on the Eve of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387285
eISBN:
9780199775774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387285.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter deals with the rise of the radical Whig faction and how they, under the leadership of William Henry Drayton, antagonized the governor by trying to blockade the port, thus precipitating ... More


Please Pass the Injin Territory

Tanis C. Thorne

in The World's Richest Indian: The Scandal over Jackson Barnett's Oil Fortune

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182989
eISBN:
9780199789030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182989.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the family background and life of Jackson Barnett. Barnett was born around 1856 in the Creek Nation in Indian Territory, in what is today McIntosh County in eastern Oklahoma. ... More


More Hindus and Others Come to Town

Paul D. Numrich

in The Faith Next Door: American Christians and Their New Religious Neighbors

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195386219
eISBN:
9780199866731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386219.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter updates the story in chapter 1 by exploring the increasing religious diversity of the blue-collar city featured there and revisiting the principal churches involved in the 1985 debate ... More


Meanings in Nineteenth‐Century Evangelical Architecture

Jeanne Halgren Kilde

in When Church Became Theatre: The Transformation of Evangelical Architecture and Worship in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143416
eISBN:
9780199834372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143418.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter reviews the ideological themes associated with these churches and asserts that the auditorium church type lost popularity as the evangelical consensus that had produced it deteriorated. ... More


“We Shall Need Jesuits to Bring Them to Us”

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines Philippine Duchesne's longstanding interest in Catholic evangelization among Native Americans. Upon arrival in Missouri, she succeeded in enrolling a few mixed‐race Indian girls ... More


Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

Claudio Saunt

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176315
eISBN:
9780199788972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176315.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book explores the history of a Native American family using a rich collection of sources, including G. W. Grayson's never-before studied forty-four volume diary. At the heart of the narrative is ... More


Alliances

Nancy Shoemaker

in A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Eighteenth-century Europeans and eastern Indians of North America shared in how they structured international alliances as being either (1) between nations relatively equal in power, as in peace ... More


The Griersons

Claudio Saunt

in Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176315
eISBN:
9780199788972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176315.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Until the late 18th century, when some Indians began adopting plantation slavery, there was little racism in the Creek Nation. By the early 19th century, however, relations between Indians and ... More


“My negro Woman Judah”: William's Decision

Claudio Saunt

in Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176315
eISBN:
9780199788972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176315.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

In the two decades preceding removal, Creeks and other Indians in the South were under great pressure to distance themselves from their black relatives. Georgia and the United States seized Creek ... More


Separate Paths: Katy and William in the Antebellum Creek Nation

Claudio Saunt

in Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176315
eISBN:
9780199788972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176315.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

In the Antebellum era, slaveholders dominated the Creek government. Under their guidance, the Creek Nation passed laws punishing abolitionists, defending slavery, and discriminating against black ... More


“It is negroes that we are killing now”: The Graysons' Civil War

Claudio Saunt

in Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176315
eISBN:
9780199788972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176315.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

During the Civil War, many Creek Indians (as well as other members of the Five Civilized Tribes) joined the Confederacy. This chapter follows the fate of the Graysons as some family members went ... More


Northern Indians and Negro Slaves: Wash and the Politics of Reconstruction

Claudio Saunt

in Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176315
eISBN:
9780199788972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176315.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

In the era of Reconstruction, the Creek Nation pursued a policy of states' rights in order to defend its sovereignty against the federal government. The Creeks' conflation of states' rights and ... More


Hardship and Opportunity: The Fortunes of Emma, Vicey, and Wash

Claudio Saunt

in Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176315
eISBN:
9780199788972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176315.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

In the 1880s, Creek Indians sought to rebuild their nation. Some Creeks, such as G. W. Grayson, profited greatly by pursuing cattle ranching. But black Indians, including G. W.'s own relatives, did ... More


Divided by Blood: The Graysons and the End of the Creek Nation

Claudio Saunt

in Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176315
eISBN:
9780199788972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176315.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

The Dawes Act and allotment brought an end to the Creek Nation. Although both Creeks and black Indians struggled to hold onto their land, those with lighter skin were relatively better off. The oil ... More


Introduction

Tanis C. Thorne

in The World's Richest Indian: The Scandal over Jackson Barnett's Oil Fortune

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182989
eISBN:
9780199789030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182989.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter begins with a brief background on the discovery of oil at the Cushing field in Oklahoma in 1912, which eventually supplied 17 percent of all oil marketed in the United ... More


Tar Baby, 1912–1920

Tanis C. Thorne

in The World's Richest Indian: The Scandal over Jackson Barnett's Oil Fortune

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182989
eISBN:
9780199789030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182989.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Elderly, illiterate, and inexperienced, Jackson Barnett required the services of a guardian to protect and preserve his estate, and he and his property were quickly drawn into the system of dual ... More


In the Belly of the Beast, 1921–1928

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/9780226293363.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

A flurry of discoveries in the 1920s of stone artifacts in association with extinct animals culminated in the discovery of spear points unequivocally associated with bones of an extinct bison at a ... More


Looking Back: Hurston's Dust Tracks on a Road and Rawling's Cross Creek

Anna Lillios

in Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038094
eISBN:
9780813041551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038094.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

After Hurston and Rawlings succeeded in channelling the communal voices of Eatonville and Cross Creek into narratives, they had great difficulty in switching genres from novels to their ... More


Rumors, Religious Competition, and Community Violence: The Cane Creek Massacre

Patrick Q. Mason

in The Mormon Menace: Violence and Anti-Mormonism in the Postbellum South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740024
eISBN:
9780199894666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740024.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Mormonism seemed to be exploding in rural northwestern Tennessee in the mid-1880s, thanks largely to the efforts of Elder John Gibbs. This engendered considerable resentment among many local ... More


Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Anna Lillios

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038094
eISBN:
9780813041551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038094.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book tells the story of the relationship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, one of the twentieth century's most intriguing and complicated literary friendships. The two writers ... More


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