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 Hudson Valley Roots

Umar F. Abd‐Allah

in A Muslim in Victorian America: The Life of Alexander Russell Webb

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187281
eISBN:
9780199784875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187288.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Alexander Russell Webb's childhood. It describes how he grew up only a few minutes' walk from the Hudson River's banks, and how his identity was deeply rooted in the river and ... More


Defending against Slavery

Matthew Mason

in Slavery and Politics in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830499
eISBN:
9781469606101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876633_mason.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how the expansion of slavery after the War of 1812 influenced the development of sectional identity in the South and in the North. More specifically, it looks at how the ... More


Owning Up to Our Responsibilities: Who Owns Lands Important for Biodiversity?

Craig R. Groves, Lynn S. Kutner, David M. Stoms, Michael P. Murray, J. Michael Scott, Michael Schafale, Alan S. Weakley, and Robert L. Pressey

in Precious Heritage: The Status of Biodiversity in the United States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195125191
eISBN:
9780197561331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195125191.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

Standing watch over San Francisco Bay, Ring Mountain lies just a short stretch north of the Golden Gate Bridge. The mountain rises from the Tiburon Peninsula, lined with exclusive residential ... More


The Making of a Movement: Progress, Problems, and the Ambiguous Origins of the Abolitionist Project

Paul J. Polgar

in Standard-Bearers of Equality: America's First Abolition Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653938
eISBN:
9781469653952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653938.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

An admixture of free black community leaders, elite white Americans, Quaker activists, and unfree black laborers would seem to make for a strange set of allies and a disjointed reform movement. Yet ... More


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