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History, Memory, and One Man’s Vote

Margaret Garb

in Freedom's Ballot: African American Political Struggles in Chicago from Abolition to the Great Migration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226135908
eISBN:
9780226136066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136066.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the life and political work of John Jones, the first African American elected to public office in Chicago. Jones, who was elected to the County Board in 1871, had led the movement ... More


Conclusion

Patrick Sims‐Williams

in Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter summarizes the book's findings and discusses the changing views on Irish influence of scholars such as John Rhys, Kuno Meyer, Ludwig Stern, John Morris‐Jones, T. Gwynn Jones, J. ... More


Prologue The Maddest Idea in the World

William P. Leeman

in The Long Road to Annapolis: The Founding of the Naval Academy and the Emerging American Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833834
eISBN:
9781469604039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895825_leeman.5
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on John Paul Jones, who at first glance, might seem to be an unlikely advocate of naval professionalism. Americans best remember him as the daring sea captain of the ... More


Quantum Chemistry qua Applied Mathematics: Approximation Methods and Crunching Numbers

Kostas Gavroglu and Ana Simões

in Neither Physics nor Chemistry: A History of Quantum Chemistry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016186
eISBN:
9780262298759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016186.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In Britain, John Edward Lennard-Jones, Douglas Rayner Hartree, and Charles Alfred Coulson played important roles in expanding the domain of applied mathematics to include quantum chemistry. This ... More


‘I shall be thy devoted foe’: The Exile of the Ovid of the Ibis in English reception

Jennifer Ingleheart

in Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

A rather different picture from the stereotype of Ovid as sorrowful poet of exile emerges from his Ibis, a curse-poem in which Ovid viciously and repeatedly attacks the pseudonymous enemy he blames ... More


John Brown’s Friend

Arna Bontemps

in The Negro in Illinois: The WPA Papers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037696
eISBN:
9780252094958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037696.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at John Jones, a free man of color and an outstanding businessman who played an important role in the fight for freedom and equal rights for Negroes in Illinois. Chicago's ... More


Epilogue Homecoming

William P. Leeman

in The Long Road to Annapolis: The Founding of the Naval Academy and the Emerging American Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833834
eISBN:
9781469604039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895825_leeman.13
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on John Paul Jones's leaving the United States in search of martial glory elsewhere. Jones was disillusioned with the Continental Congress's lack of interest in developing ... More


Students, 1876–1882

Bruce A. Kimball

in The Inception of Modern Professional Education: C. C. Langdell, 1826-1906

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832578
eISBN:
9781469605623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889961_kimball.12
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents the choice Harvard Law School (HLS) students and professors had to make—whether to make “the uncomfortable transformation of gentlemen into professionals.” Some were attracted ... More


“May the Good Lord Take Care of the Pore Soldiers”

Rod Gragg

in Covered with Glory: The 26th North Carolina Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807871409
eISBN:
9781469604312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898383_gragg.8
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes Major John Thomas Jones's trip to New York City and how it had been an eye-opener, proving to be as frustrating as it was enjoyable. After making a celebratory round of the ... More


The Making of John Ledyard: Empire and Ambition in the Life of an Early American Traveler

Edward G. Gray

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110555
eISBN:
9780300137811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110555.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During the course of his short but extraordinary life, John Ledyard (1751–1789) came into contact with some of the most remarkable figures of his era: the British explorer Captain James Cook, ... More


Racial Violence, Racial Capitalism, and Reading Revolution: Harriet Jacobs, John Jones, Kerry James Marshall, and Kyle Baker

Janet Neary

in Fugitive Testimony: On the Visual Logic of Slave Narratives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272891
eISBN:
9780823272945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272891.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Meditating on the continued racial speculation on black bodies in our contemporary moment, the epilogue brings the link between racial violence, capitalism, and evidentiary epistemology into sharper ... More


Early Black Chicago Entrepreneurial and Business Activities from the Frontier Era to the Great Migration: The Nexus of Circumstance and Initiative

Christopher Robert Reed

in Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter surveys the evolution of African American-owned businesses in Chicago from the mid-to-late nineteenth century until the early twentieth century. During the nineteenth century, the most ... More


The Fund-Raiser

Michael Rosenthal

in Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174213
eISBN:
9780231539524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174213.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Nicholas Murray Butler's fund-raising initiatives for Columbia University. When Butler stepped down from his post, in 1945, the university had amassed $120 million during his ... More


1–10 April 1865

Stephen V. Ash

in Rebel Richmond: Life and Death in the Confederate Capital

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469650982
eISBN:
9781469651002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469650982.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In the epilogue, John Jones’ diary reveals the details of his experience of the Civil War and provides an overview of Richmond at the end of the war when the Union forces invaded and restored the ... More


Harvard and the real world

Morton Keller and Phyllis Keller

in Making Harvard Modern: The Rise of America's University

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195144574
eISBN:
9780197561829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195144574.003.0012
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Conant liked to recall that he became president of Harvard in the same year that Franklin D. Roosevelt became president of the United States and Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany. The ... More


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