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Religion and the Federal Government

Matthew L. Harris and Thomas S. Kidd

in The Founding Fathers and the Debate over Religion in Revolutionary America: A History in Documents

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195326499
eISBN:
9780199918188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326499.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the following documents: Congressional Chaplains, 1789; George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1789; George Washington's Farewell Address, 1796; the Treaty of Tripoli, ... More


The Illinois

Gwynne Tuell Potts

in George Rogers Clark and William Croghan: A Story of the Revolution, Settlement, and Early Life at Locust Grove

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178677
eISBN:
9780813178707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178677.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Patrick Henry ordered Col. George Rogers Clark to take the Illinois country for Virginia in January 1778. Using Fort Pitt information and Spanish support secured by Henry, his Illinois Regiment ... More


Introduction

Mark Walczynski

in The History of Starved Rock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748240
eISBN:
9781501748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748240.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter provides an overview of the history of Starved Rock in Illinois. The land that today comprises Starved Rock State Park and the adjacent countryside was nearly continuously occupied by ... More


Illinois before Statehood: Slave Country of the Northwest Territory

Frank Cicero Jr.

in Creating the Land of Lincoln: The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041679
eISBN:
9780252050343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041679.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 1 summarizes the history of the territory that would become Illinois, from its earliest inhabitants at Cahokia through the French settlements at Kaskaskia and the various jurisdictions it ... More


The Making of an American Frontier

in The Sangamo Frontier: History and Archaeology in the Shadow of Lincoln

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226514246
eISBN:
9780226514239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514239.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the late winter of 1778, two years into the American Revolution, Lieutenant Colonel George Rogers Clark began planning an attack on a British post in the far western Illinois Country. Clark and ... More


The Catholic Rosary, Gendered Practice, and Female Power in French-Indian Spiritual Encounters

Tracy Neal Leavelle

in Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834060
eISBN:
9781469606316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899663_martin.11
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter describes how the Jesuit missionary Gabriel Marest described for a colleague a tense encounter that occurred at his post in Kaskaskia, an Illinois Indian village near the Mississippi. A ... More


Evening

Gillum Ferguson

in Illinois in the War of 1812

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036743
eISBN:
9780252094552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036743.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter looks at how, for the Indian tribes, the coming struggle would be one for their very existence. Their population is hard to estimate, because contemporary estimates vary significantly ... More


1673–1679: The Black Robe Arrives at Kaskaskia: (Kaaskaaskinki waahpiiwa mahkateehkoreya)

Mark Walczynski

in The History of Starved Rock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748240
eISBN:
9781501748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748240.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the arrival of French missionaries at Kaskaskia. On a late August–early September day in 1673, two bark canoes carrying seven Frenchmen and an Indian boy ascended the Illinois ... More


1680–1682: Everything Is Difficult: (Čeeki kiikoo aarimatwi)

Mark Walczynski

in The History of Starved Rock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748240
eISBN:
9781501748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748240.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the arrival of French explorer René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, at Kaskaskia. Of the Roman Catholic religious orders that labored in New France during the time of La ... More


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