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Frontier Democracy, Republican Style

Robert V. Haynes

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the second governor of the Natchez District, William Charles Cole Claiborne. The challenges faced by this twenty-six-year-old governor were different from those of his ... More


Strangers on Their Native Soil: Opposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

Julien Vernet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037535
eISBN:
9781621039310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037535.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After the United States purchased Louisiana, many inhabitants of the new American territory believed that Louisiana would quickly be incorporated into the Union and that they would soon enjoy rights ... More


The Cheese and the Words: Popular Political Culture and Participatory Democracy in the Early American Republic

Jeffrey L. Pasley

in Beyond the Founders: New Approaches to the Political History of the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828892
eISBN:
9781469605241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898833_pasley.5
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Berkshire County in Cheshire, Massachusetts is a community of Baptists and supporters of Democratic Republicans. To demonstrate their political statement, the women of Cheshire prepared a four ... More


White Workers, New Democrats, and Affirmative Action

David R. Roediger

in Colored White: Transcending the Racial Past

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233416
eISBN:
9780520930803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233416.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the “white worker” in President William Jefferson Clinton's attempts to distance himself from affirmative action and argues that taking a longer historical view is ... More


Exodus

Winthrop D. Jordan

in White Over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834022
eISBN:
9781469600765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838686_jordan.22
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter begins with the words that concluded President Thomas Jefferson's second inaugural address in 1805. Coming from him, from the Enlightenment, from rationalism and natural philosophy, from ... More


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