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GETTING SUFFRAGE IN AN AGE OF EMPIRE: The Philippines and Puerto Rico, 1914–1929

Allison L. Sneider

in Suffragists in an Imperial Age: U.S. Expansion and the Woman Question, 1870–1929

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195321166
eISBN:
9780199869725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321166.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

During the 1910s suffragists followed closely the congressional debates over political independence for men in the Philippines and Puerto Rico and were intent on juxtaposing national legislation that ... More


Citizenship and Statelessness

Robert C. McGreevey

in Borderline Citizens: The United States, Puerto Rico, and the Politics of Colonial Migration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501716140
eISBN:
9781501716164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716140.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues a conjuncture of events during World War I—including, widespread protest on the island and growing concern in Washington over America’s reputation abroad—made the condition of ... More


Conflicts between Federal Law and Foreign Law

Symeon C. Symeonides

in Choice of Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190496722
eISBN:
9780190496753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496722.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses how American courts resolve conflicts between U.S. federal law and foreign law. After surveying federal statutes that are expressly applicable to foreign events or persons, the ... More


Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth-Century New York City

Lorrin Thomas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226796086
eISBN:
9780226796109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226796109.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the end of the 1920s, just ten years after the Jones Act first made them full-fledged Americans, more than 45,000 native Puerto Ricans had left their homes and entered the United States, ... More


Political and Social Struggles in a New Colonial Context, 1900–1930

César J. Ayala and Rafael Bernabe

in Puerto Rico in the American Century: A History since 1898

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831137
eISBN:
9781469605609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895535_ayala.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines Puerto Rico's political and social struggles under U.S. rule in the midst of economic changes between 1900 and 1930. It begins by focusing on the Partido Republicano in the ... More


The Free, the Slave, and the Disappeared: States and Sites of Exceptional Personhood in Francisco Goldman’s The Ordinary Seaman

Angela Naimou

in Salvage Work: U.S. and Caribbean Literatures amid the Debris of Legal Personhood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264766
eISBN:
9780823266616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264766.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter demonstrates how sites of exception generate exceptional legal identities in Francisco Goldman’s The Ordinary Seaman, from the broken cargo ship holding an abandoned crew of Central ... More


Puerto Ricans, Citizenship, and Recognition

in Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth-Century New York City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226796086
eISBN:
9780226796109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226796109.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book's narrative begins shortly after the passage of the Jones Act, tracing Puerto Rican migrants' interpretations of their United States citizenship and what it promised in terms of civic, ... More


“Independencia in a Box”

Rebecca Tinio McKenna

in American Imperial Pastoral: The Architecture of US Colonialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226417769
eISBN:
9780226417936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226417936.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter concerns the Baguio marketplace and American market ideology. American visitors to the marketplace sought to capture its hustle and bustle in photographs, postcards, and travel accounts. ... More


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