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The Virtue of Agitation

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/9780813032320.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents the editorial, “The Virtue of Agitation,” written in August 1883, where Fortune called upon the race to demonstrate that they were willing to fight for their rights. It is ... More


INTRODUCTION

J. Matthew Gallman

in America's Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161458
eISBN:
9780199788798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161458.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introduction looks at the life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, known as “America's Joan of Arc” for her youth and fiery passion in the midst of the Civil War. Dickinson successfully stormed the ... More


DECLINE AND FALL

J. Matthew Gallman

in America's Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161458
eISBN:
9780199788798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161458.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As 1883 ended, Anna Elizabeth Dickinson again found a haven in Chicago's Palmer House Hotel, short on funds, physically and emotionally drained, and with no clear direction. For five months she ... More


“When the Will of the Wife is the Other Way”

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/9780199740420.003.0039
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty-nine explores the Hodge family has it finally breaks up from its central Princeton location. With the marriages of A. A. and Mary, Hodge’s family began to disperse. Archie left with ... More


Small-City Greek Confectioners

Ann Flesor Beck

in Sweet Greeks: First-Generation Immigrant Confectioners in the Heartland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043406
eISBN:
9780252052286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043406.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 7 focuses on the smaller cities in central Illinois where Greek immigrant confectioners settled and established small Greek communities, centered on the Greek Orthodox churches that were ... More


Deference & Violence in Danville

Jane Dailey

in Before Jim Crow: The Politics of Race in Postemancipation Virginia

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807825877
eISBN:
9781469604824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899182_dailey.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

After emancipation and before the codification of the white supremacist South, conflicts arose between blacks and whites over public behavior. This chapter examines how African Americans asserted ... More


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