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Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, 1753-1833

John Saillant

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157178
eISBN:
9780199834617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157176.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the second half of the eighteenth century, British and American men and women began criticizing the slave trade and slavery as violations of the principles of Christianity, natural rights, and ... More


 The Liberal Symbiosis

J. Rixey Ruffin

in A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326512
eISBN:
9780199870417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326512.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

By the middle of the 1790s Bentley was arrayed against classical liberalism in both its Christian and its economic forms. Those forms had in fact come together in a newly powerful symbiosis, both in ... More


 Republicanism Victorious

J. Rixey Ruffin

in A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326512
eISBN:
9780199870417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326512.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Until 1800, Salem was for all intents a one‐party town, the Federalists enjoying almost complete hegemony over local politics. But in 1800, the Democratic‐Republicans entered the fray with new life, ... More


The Two Kingdoms in Concert 1783–1799

Jonathan D. Sassi

in A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129892
eISBN:
9780199834624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512989X.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Along with their providential interpretations, Congregational ministers during the last two decades of the eighteenth century offered their prescriptions for how to build a righteous social order and ... More


Jeffersonian Disillusions and Dreams 1799–1818

Jonathan D. Sassi

in A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129892
eISBN:
9780199834624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512989X.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The rise of the first party competition and the electoral successes of Thomas Jefferson and the Democratic‐Republican party shook the standing order's eighteenth‐century social ideology to its ... More


Making and Breaking the Revolutionary Covenant

John Saillant

in Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, 1753-1833

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157178
eISBN:
9780199834617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157176.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Support of the Federalist Party and opposition to the Democratic‐Republicans afforded Lemuel Haynes his first engagement with a public sphere beyond church congregations and revival audiences. He ... More


Conservatives and the Courts

Michael Greve

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter inventories the accomplishments and defeats of the conservative legal movement. It argues that the conservative legal movement has a high degree of professionalism, financial stability ... 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


Yugoslavias' Administrative Boundaries (1918-1991)

Ana S. Trbovich

in A Legal Geography of Yugoslavia's Disintegration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333435
eISBN:
9780199868834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333435.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the administrative boundaries in Yugoslavia from 1918 to 1991. Topics covered include the formation of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes in 1918; the establishment of ... More


Warring for America: Cultural Contests in the Era of 1812

Nicole Eustace and Fredrika J. Teute (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631516
eISBN:
9781469631776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631516.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The aftershocks of the American Revolution reverberated through the early nineteenth century, leaving the new country unsettled and at odds with itself. The essays in Warring for America offer a ... More


Conclusion

Matthew Garrett

in Episodic Poetics: Politics and Literary Form after the Constitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199346530
eISBN:
9780199346554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199346530.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

The conclusion provides a methodological and historical synthesis of the book’s argument, tracing its movement from the early Federalist moment of 1787–88 to the broadly Republican moment of ... More


Reason, Passions, and Free Speech

John Finnis

in Reason in Action: Collected Essays Volume I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580057
eISBN:
9780191729379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580057.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents a 1967 essay, cited in the US Supreme Court's lasting settlement of obscenity law in 1973, and it explores the applicability of the classic and Humean distinctions between ... More


The Conceptual Impossibility of Racial Blackness: History, the Commodity, and Diasporic Modernity

Lindon Barrett

Justin A. Joyce, Dwight A. Mcbride, and John Carlos Rowe (eds)

in Racial Blackness and the Discontinuity of Western Modernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038006
eISBN:
9780252095290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038006.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter traces modern conceptions of racial blackness from the beginnings of Euro-American imperialism in the Western Hemisphere through the seventeenth-century Atlantic slave trade and the ... More


An Ordinary Founder: Richard Dobbs Spaight Sr.

Karl Rodabaugh

in North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651200
eISBN:
9781469651224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651200.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Born in New Bern in 1758 to a prominent colonial official, Richard Dobbs Spaight rose quickly in North Carolina politics, becoming an aide-de-camp to Governor Richard Caswell in 1778. He later served ... More


Samuel Spencer, Anti-Federalist

Jason Stroud

in North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651200
eISBN:
9781469651224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651200.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This essay is a sympathetic treatment of the often maligned Anson County judge Samuel Spencer. He is usually remembered, if at all, for the seemingly absurdist circumstances surrounding his death: ... More


Willie Jones

Kyle Scott

in North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651200
eISBN:
9781469651224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651200.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the political thought of Anti-Federalist leader Willie Jones and attempts to situate him in the broader context of American intellectual history. A Virginia native from a ... More


The Original Compromise: What the Constitution’s Framers Were Really Thinking

David Robertson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199796298
eISBN:
9780199979707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796298.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This new account of the framing of the Constitution emphasizes the fierce arguments, intricate political dynamics, and multiple compromises that produced it. James Madison and Alexander Hamilton, ... More


Opposition Enough to Do Good: 1787—1788

Jeff Broadwater

in Jefferson, Madison, and the Making of the Constitution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651019
eISBN:
9781469651033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651019.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the winter of 1787-1788, Madison was surprised by opposition to the ratification of the Constitution from Anti-Federalists who complained that the Constitution threatened the rights of the states ... More


Gentleman Actuary

Tamara Plakins Thornton

in Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: "How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626932
eISBN:
9781469628110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626932.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines Nathaniel Bowditch’s assumption of a leading role in Salem’s economic and social elite, and the business conduct, social activities, and religious and partisan loyalties elite ... More


The Founders: A Providentially Guided, Temporally Bound Country

Justin B. Litke

in Twilight of the Republic: Empire and Exceptionalism in the American Political Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142203
eISBN:
9780813142234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142203.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The circumscribed politics of the Puritans persist into the constitutional period, despite changes in the self-conception of the people. Though the nation's founders treat the role of God, the role ... More


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