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Chapter 20

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

There was another judge to sit beside Peter Bruin at any trial of Aaron Burr: Thomas Rodney. Rodney had become peculiarly desirous of avoiding offense to Thomas Jefferson. Rodney was aware that ... More


Chapter 9

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson learned from Edmund-Charles Genêt on July 5, 1793, that French agents of sedition were headed for Kentucky. Jefferson had taken an oath of office to a United ... More


Chapter 8

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Two charges were laid against Aaron Burr by Thomas Jefferson in the winter of 1806–7: planning an expedition against the possessions of Spain, and treason. The term “filibuster”, meaning overland ... More


Chapter 19

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

After abandoning his schemes for war against Spain, Thomas Jefferson set about reigning in Burr, his former vice president. By the end of November 1806, James Wilkinson and Gideon Granger became the ... More


A Relish for the Non-Normal

Krister Dylan Knapp

in William James: Psychical Research and the Challenge of Modernity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631240
eISBN:
9781469631264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631240.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter one maintains James's interest in Spiritualism emerged during late 1840s and early 1850s in his boyhood in New York City and London, and shows how it likely derived from his father's and ... More


Chapter 22

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Thomas Jefferson's charges against the character of Aaron Burr were to be placed before judge and jury in a courtroom in Richmond, Virginia, in March and April 1807. Three of Jefferson's Virginian ... More


Chapter 23

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In 1808, Thomas Jefferson rid himself of Aaron Burr. He had never liked Burr from the start. Alexander Hamilton, who is often placed as the statue opposite Jefferson, really was not fully ... More


“Numerous and Troublesome Neighbors”

Peter J. Kastor

in The Nation's Crucible: The Louisiana Purchase and the Creation of America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101195
eISBN:
9780300128246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101195.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter investigates the period when the Louisiana Purchase unleashed numerous, often conflicting, visions of incorporation. Free residents of Louisiana articulated their own visions of ... More


The Limits of Republican Empire

Andy Doolen

in Territories of Empire: U.S. Writing from the Louisiana Purchase to Mexican Independence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199348626
eISBN:
9780199348640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348626.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Examining Zebulon Pike’s 1810 chronicle of his two exploring expeditions, Chapter 2 traces how the explorer-author adapts Jefferson’s “doctrine of discovery.” Jefferson revised the antecedent ... More


Valedictory Lecture: My Philosophical Development (and Impressions of Philosophers Whom i Met Along the Way)

G. A. Cohen

Michael Otsuka (ed.)

in Finding Oneself in the Other

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148809
eISBN:
9781400845323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148809.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter talks about how the author had come to study philosophy, his impressions on the philosophers he'd encountered in his studies, and other anecdotes from his academic career. It covers ... More


Every Thing That Was Possible for Men of Honor to Do

Rod Andrew Jr.

in Life and Times of General Andrew Pickens: Revolutionary War Hero, American Founder

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631530
eISBN:
9781469631554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631530.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter covers Pickens’s service in the state general assembly between 1798 and 1800, when Pickens’s fellow legislators relied on his advice as the state and the nation prepared for a possible ... More


A Loathsome Virus

in The Vaccination Controversy: The Rise, Reign and Fall of Compulsory Vaccination for Smallpox

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310867
eISBN:
9781846314216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314216.014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

After a slow beginning, opposition to compulsion had gathered momentum by 1875, coming into prominence first in the north of England, chiefly in Manchester and Leeds. This chapter focuses on two ... More


Retreat, Pursuit, and Surrender

Kevin J. Weddle

in The Compleat Victory:: Saratoga and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780195331400
eISBN:
9780197549445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195331400.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the retreat of Burgoyne’s army from near Bemis Heights north to Saratoga and their surrender to Gates on October 17, 1777. After the Americans seized Burgoyne’s right flank, he ... More


The Battle of Bemis Heights

Kevin J. Weddle

in The Compleat Victory:: Saratoga and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780195331400
eISBN:
9780197549445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195331400.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the battle of Bemis Heights. While Burgoyne waited in vain for Clinton to arrive, he was forced to reduce rations. On October 7 he led a 1,700-man reconnaissance force to ... More


Gates Takes Command

Kevin J. Weddle

in The Compleat Victory:: Saratoga and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780195331400
eISBN:
9780197549445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195331400.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the events surrounding the assumption of command of the American Northern Department and Army by Horatio Gates. When Gates replaced Schuyler on August 18, the army had mostly ... More


Middle Temple

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Theobald Wolfe Tone's experience at the Middle Temple in Liverpool. It explains that Tone turned to writing to earn a living like other law students and describes some of the ... More


The Fruits of Victory

Kevin J. Weddle

in The Compleat Victory:: Saratoga and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780195331400
eISBN:
9780197549445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195331400.003.0024
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses two issues: the threat to Washington’s position after Saratoga and the American diplomatic triumph in Paris. After Saratoga, Gates’s reputation soared, and this coincided with ... More


A Question of American Command

Kevin J. Weddle

in The Compleat Victory:: Saratoga and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780195331400
eISBN:
9780197549445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195331400.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

While the British were creating a strategy for 1777 that was fatally flawed, the Americans had their own issues. Major General Philip Schuyler and Major General Horatio Gates both vied for command of ... More


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