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Regulation, Not Rebellion: From “Rough Music” to Democratic Disorder

Robert W. T. Martin

in Government by Dissent: Protest, Resistance, and Radical Democratic Thought in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738245
eISBN:
9780814738863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738245.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the nature of popular disorder as it relates to democracy by focusing on the three major “regulations” or insurgencies of the new Republic's earliest days, all of which are now ... More


Musical Propaganda in the Era of the Constitution

Laura Lohman

in Hail Columbia!: American Music and Politics in the Early Nation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190930615
eISBN:
9780190930646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930615.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

Focusing on the period 1783–1792, this chapter examines how music was used as a tool of propaganda in the early American republic. Americans used music to craft a central myth of the nation, the ... More


A New Government Must Be Made: 1786—1787

Jeff Broadwater

in Jefferson, Madison, and the Making of the Constitution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651019
eISBN:
9781469651033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651019.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the year leading up to the Constitutional Convention of 1787, Jefferson, now serving as American minister to France, grew increasingly frustrated with Congress’s inability to retaliate against ... More


Forging a New Allegiance

Amanda L. Tyler

in Habeas Corpus in Wartime: From the Tower of London to Guantanamo Bay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199856664
eISBN:
9780199366668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199856664.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

During the Revolutionary War, the British were not the only side that had to work through difficult questions surrounding the legal status of prisoners. The American states faced the very same ... More


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