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James Monroe and the Practicalities of Emancipation and Colonization

Daniel Preston

in New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054247
eISBN:
9780813053011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054247.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Of all of the politicians who supported the American Colonization Society, James Monroe did the most to support the colony financially. Through his efforts, the federal government assisted in the ... More


A Troublesome Neighbor

J. C. A. Stagg

in Borderlines in Borderlands: James Madison and the Spanish-American Frontier, 1776-1821

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139051
eISBN:
9780300153286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139051.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses in detail the borderland disputes between Spain and the United States. It argues that the pursuit of the Spanish borderlands of East Florida, West Florida, and Texas was a ... More


Texas

J. C. A. Stagg

in Borderlines in Borderlands: James Madison and the Spanish-American Frontier, 1776-1821

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139051
eISBN:
9780300153286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139051.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the events related to border disputes that occurred in Texas between 1810 and 1813. Following the dispatch of Robinson to Chihuahua and the failure of its efforts to prevent ... More


James Monroe

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses James Monroe, considered a stronger president than James Madison and known as a committed believer in the vital importance of a unitary executive structure. Regrettably, he did ... More


Anglo-American Policymaking, 1819-1834

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores Anglo-American policy-making between 1891 and 1834, with a particular focus on policies concerning piracy, privateering, and slavery. It examines British policy concerning the ... More


Blunt Saves the Day

William L. Shea

in Fields of Blood: The Prairie Grove Campaign

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833155
eISBN:
9781469605098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898680_shea.16
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on James Monroe and his small Arkansas cavalry brigade who maintained a lonely vigil atop Reed's Mountain while the main body of the Trans-Mississippi Army hurried north on Cove ... More


From the Silence and the Darkness, 1865–1869

Pellom McDaniels III

in The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142715
eISBN:
9780813144276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142715.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents the challenges African Americans experienced in making the transition from slavery to freedom. Using examples of how Lexington's black community invested in its children's ... More


Patriotism and the Reconstruction of Washington, D.C., after the British Invasion of 1814

Anthony S. Pitch

in The Resilient City: How Modern Cities Recover from Disaster

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195175844
eISBN:
9780197562246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195175844.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Natural Disasters

Symbols are the choicest targets for those who would make war or instill terror. Destroying the symbolic center of a nation or culture destroys the spirit of its people—or so it would seem. This ... More


Beyond Diplomacy: The Cultural Significance of British Recognition of Chile’s Independence, 1817–1831

Andrés Baeza Ruz

in Contacts, Collisions and Relationships: Britons and Chileans in the Independence era, 1806-1831

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941725
eISBN:
9781789623192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941725.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Great Britain formally recognised the Independence of Chile in 1831. This was the outcome of a long process of formal negotiations that began as early as 1813, when the first Chilean diplomatic ... More


Even Farther Away from Home: Occupation Duty Continues

James G. Mendez

in A Great Sacrifice: Northern Black Soldiers, Their Families, and the Experience of Civil War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282500
eISBN:
9780823285907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282500.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

While some black regiments remained throughout the South performing occupation duties, others were sent to Texas to perform a combination of duties. They were keeping the peace and helping freedmen ... More


Let Us Secure What We Can: 1788—1789

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/9781469651019.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses primarily on Madison’s role in the adoption of the Bill of Rights. Madison had initially opposed a bill of rights as unnecessary, unenforceable, and likely to disrupt the ... More


Innovators, Imitators, and a Jubilee Industry

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

The ever-growing success of the Fisk Jubilee Singers attracted widespread notice, and by 1873–1874 the troupe was facing a field of competitors, some of whom made innovations to the concert ... More


March 16, 1824

Craig Bruce Smith

in American Honor: The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638836
eISBN:
9781469638850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638836.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

On March 16, 1824, former major general Andrew Jackson was invited to the White House to receive the Congressional Gold Medal from President James Monroe in a ceremony filled with “pomp and parade.” ... More


The Musical Sublime

Catherine Jones

in Literature and Music in the Atlantic World, 1767-1867

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748684618
eISBN:
9781474406369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684618.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the tension between claims that music is a universal language, and the interest in directing musical experience towards the construction of exclusionary identities, particularly ... More


Home Again

James G. Mendez

in A Great Sacrifice: Northern Black Soldiers, Their Families, and the Experience of Civil War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282500
eISBN:
9780823285907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282500.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

By the end of 1865, all twenty-six of the northern black regiments were mustered out of service and returned home to their families. The first was the 54th Massachusetts Infantry, which mustered out ... More


Burleigh’s Music Experience and Training in Erie: “He was always singing”

Jean E. Snyder

in Harry T. Burleigh: From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039942
eISBN:
9780252098109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039942.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Harry T. Burleigh's music experience and training in Erie. Burleigh demonstrated his love for music and his gifts as a singer long before he left Erie to study at the National ... More


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