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The United States and the Greeks, 1821–1869

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 examines American reactions to the 1821 Greek War of Independence and the Cretan Insurrection of 1866-1869. Prompted by American philhellenes, politicians, religious organizations, and ... More


American Whigs: A Conservative Response

Drew Maciag

in Edmund Burke in America: The Contested Career of the Father of Modern Conservatism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448959
eISBN:
9780801467875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448959.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter details the lives of three prominent men who professed Whig conservative principles with a Burkean twist, as well as the overall politics of the mid-antebellum Whig Party, particularly ... More


Conclusion

Matthew Mason

in Apostle of Union: A Political Biography of Edward Everett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628608
eISBN:
9781469628622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628608.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter attends to what Everett’s eulogizers emphasized about his long, varied career in 1865. It then explores how today’s historians should assess Everett and the Unionism he represented.


Apostle of Union: A Political Biography of Edward Everett

Matthew Mason

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628608
eISBN:
9781469628622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628608.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Best known today as “the other speaker at Gettysburg” alongside Abraham Lincoln, Edward Everett had a distinguished and revealing career in American politics between the 1820s and the Civil War. He ... More


“Rather Than Recognize This Wretched Imposture”: Edward Everett, Rational Religion, and the Territory of Utah/Deseret

Matthew Mason (ed.)

in Contingent Citizens: Shifting Perceptions of Latter-day Saints in American Political Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501716737
eISBN:
9781501716744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716737.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on Edward Everett, who was perturbed at the idea of Mormons getting their own territory or state under the name of Deseret. It recounts how Mormon leaders had petitioned Congress ... More


“A Sect by Myself”

Jeffrey Einboden

in Jefferson's Muslim Fugitives: The Lost Story of Enslaved Africans, their Arabic Letters, and an American President

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190844479
eISBN:
9780190063917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844479.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the effort to replenish Monticello’s library. In October 1816, Richard Rush climbed Jefferson’s mountain and found its occupant “lamenting” the loss of his library. Bereft of ... More


New England’s Theological Landscape

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/9780199740420.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Fourteen surveys the diverse theological landscape of the New England in the period after the American Revolution. Special attention is paid to the developing theologies of Harvard, Yale and ... More


Cultural Nationalism and the Origins of American Exceptionalism

Ian Tyrrell

in American Exceptionalism: A New History of an Old Idea

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226812090
eISBN:
9780226812120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226812120.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter argues that the building of a cultural nationalism independent from the former British imperial influence was essential to American exceptionalism. The complementary work of two leading ... More


The Politics and Aesthetics of Deliberation

Sandra M. Gustafson

in Imagining Deliberative Democracy in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226311296
eISBN:
9780226311302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311302.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter discusses the politics and aesthetics of deliberation. It states that the aesthetics of deliberation evolved in tandem with its politics. Henry Clay contributed to the evolution of ... More


The Age of Burlesque

Ethan Mordden

in Anything Goes: A History of American Musical Theatre

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199892839
eISBN:
9780199367696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892839.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter focuses on the musicals of the nineteenth century. The discussions include the development of the burlesque; the first American musical (at any rate, the first famous one): Edward ... More


Nineteenth-Century Alternate-History Narratives

Catherine Gallagher

in Telling It Like It Wasn't: The Counterfactual Imagination in History and Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226512389
eISBN:
9780226512556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512556.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

Alternate-history narratives differ from analytical uses of counterfactual history by developing elaborate plotlines from counterfactual premises. Instead of probing the moments of indeterminacy for ... More


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