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Separatism, Integration, Socialism

Gary Dorrien

in The New Abolition: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300205602
eISBN:
9780300216332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205602.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Baptists played a secondary role in the early black social gospel until they took it over. William Simmons played a founding role in the black social gospel and the National Baptist Convention; ... More


Colonies and Constitutional Law

Philip Schofield

in Utility and Democracy: The Political Thought of Jeremy Bentham

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198208563
eISBN:
9780191716928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208563.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The holding of colonies was a source of profit for rulers, but overall an enormous burden to subjects. Bentham’s first major anti-colonial writing was written in late 1792, and addressed to the ... More


Rocking Daniel

Joshua Guthman

in Strangers Below: Primitive Baptists and American Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624860
eISBN:
9781469624884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624860.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter follows African American Primitives from emancipation through the founding of the National Primitive Baptist Convention in 1907. It is a journey that has almost entirely escaped notice, ... More


A Religious Revolution?: Regeneration Transformed

Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall

in The Abbe Gregoire and the French Revolution: The Making of Modern Universalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241800
eISBN:
9780520931091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241800.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In modern-day France, the involvement of Catholics such as Henri Grégoire in the Revolution has appeared puzzling at best, traitorous at worst. Because of the violent dechristianization of the later ... More


Controlling the Army

Howard G. Brown

in War, Revolution, and the Bureaucratic State: Politics and Army Administration in France, 1791–1799

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205425
eISBN:
9780191676628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205425.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the government's strategies for controlling the army during the French Revolution. During this period, the army had acquired enormous prestige which could be exploited by ... More


The New South Africa, 1910

Deborah Lavin

in From Empire to International Commonwealth: A Biography of Lionel Curtis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198126164
eISBN:
9780191671623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198126164.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Curtis made a speech when the House came to debate the recommendation for a National Convention. He assumed that while the principle of Union would be decided by the elected representatives, the ... More


Republican instruction: an elusive ideal

Adrian O'Connor

in In Pursuit of Politics: Education and Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120564
eISBN:
9781526132314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120564.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The collapse of the constitutional monarchy and the establishment of the French Republic presented a deep fissure in the history of the Revolution and, with that, in the ambitions and expectations of ... More


Family Affairs, Part II: Black Baptists and Chicago Gospel

Mark Burford

in Mahalia Jackson and the Black Gospel Field

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190634902
eISBN:
9780190634933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634902.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

In Chicago, the resourceful Jackson established a livelihood on the South Side, initiated a lifelong involvement in political causes, and generated local buzz as a church singer. In the 1930s and ... More


New Trends in Muslim Politics

A. G. Noorani

in The Muslims of India: A Documentary Record

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670561
eISBN:
9780199080618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670561.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter contains several documents that reveal that the Muslim leadership was bereft of any creativity even after a colossal misfortune. The documents highlight the National Convention’s ... More


Terror before “the Terror”: June 1789–August 1793

Ronald Schechter

in A Genealogy of Terror in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226499574
eISBN:
9780226499604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499604.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter makes four arguments. First, between 1789 and 1793 revolutionaries followed pre-revolutionary habits of terror speech. Specifically, they repeatedly spoke or wrote in praise of the ... More


Terror Speech in the Year II

Ronald Schechter

in A Genealogy of Terror in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226499574
eISBN:
9780226499604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499604.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Like commentators under the Old Regime and the first four years of the Revolution, revolutionaries of the Year II characterized terror as a property of the law, deeming it exemplary, restraining, and ... More


Speech on Behalf of the Alabama Delegation at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, Chicago, Illinois, August 27, 1968

Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck

in The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738223
eISBN:
9781604738230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738223.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

The 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago was hounded by controversy stemming from protests of the country’s foreign policy, particularly the war in Vietnam. Civil rights activists in ... More


Seconding Speech for the Nomination of Frances Farenthold, Delivered at the 1972 Democratic National Convention, Miami Beach, Florida, July 13, 1972

Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck

in The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738223
eISBN:
9781604738230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738223.003.0019
Subject:
History, African-American History

In July 1972, Fannie Lou Hamer traveled to the Democratic National Convention in Miami Beach, Florida despite her deteriorating health. Hamer’s health took a turn for the worse in January of that ... More


The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738223
eISBN:
9781604738230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738223.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Most people who have heard of Fannie Lou Hamer are aware of the testimony that this Mississippi sharecropper and civil rights activist delivered at the 1964 Democratic National Convention. Far fewer ... More


Prologue: 27 July 2004

Carl Pedersen

in Obama's America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638949
eISBN:
9780748672059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638949.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

On July 27, 2004, just a little over two months after the fiftieth anniversary of the seminal Supreme Court decision on the case of Brown v. Board of Education that overturned a 1896 ruling ... More


Choosing Sides: Friends, Factions, and Conspirators in the new Republic

Marisa Linton

in Choosing Terror: Virtue, Friendship, and Authenticity in the French Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199576302
eISBN:
9780191747410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576302.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the various conflicts that plagued the National Convention along with the circumstances and people behind them. The discussions cover the divisions between the Girondins and ... More


‘The cold dark night is past’: August 1899–May 19061

Maureen Wright

in Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy and the Victorian Feminist Movement: The Biography of an Insurgent Woman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081095
eISBN:
9781781700037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081095.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy's pacifism over her militancy. She wrote of ‘our outlanders’ at home, castigating the government for preparing to defend the rights of ... More


Testimony Before the Credentials Committee at the Democratic National Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey, August 22, 1964

Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck

in The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738223
eISBN:
9781604738230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738223.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Founded in April 1964, the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) sought to show that the blacks of Mississippi would be willing to vote if given the opportunity. Knowing that the white power ... More


Reconstruction’s Revival: The Foreign Mission Board of the National Baptist Convention and the Roots of Black Populist Diplomacy

Brandi Hughes

in African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038877
eISBN:
9780252096839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038877.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores how missionary work that began as evangelical outreach developed into a system of shared grievances when African Americans began to see the meaningful parallels and symmetries ... More


Prize Contests in the Revolutionary Crucible: Decline and Regeneration

Jeremy L. Caradonna

in The Enlightenment in Practice: Academic Prize Contests and Intellectual Culture in France, 1670-1794

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450600
eISBN:
9780801463907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450600.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the fate of the concours académique in the French Revolution. More specifically, it asks whether academic prize contests were able to keep pace with the evolving political ... More


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