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MAKING BRICKS WITHOUT STRAW: War, Disruption, and Sacrifice

Gregory A. Wills

in Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1859-2009

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377149
eISBN:
9780199869497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377149.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter focuses on the fate of the Baptist seminary with the onset of the Civil War. The seminary barely escaped extinction during its first thirty years. The Civil War caused its suspension and ... More


Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession

Russell McClintock

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831885
eISBN:
9781469603797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886328_mcclintock
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

When Abraham Lincoln's election in 1860 prompted several Southern states to secede, the North was sharply divided over how to respond. This book follows the decision-making process from bitter ... More


Introduction: The South as a Political Region

Matthew T. Corrigan

in Race, Religion, and Economic Change in the Republican South: A Study of a Southern City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031606
eISBN:
9780813039251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031606.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to contribute to the discussion about two central questions: Does it matter that the Republicans are now in control? And, to ... More


Southern Baptist Clergy, the Christian Right, and Political Activism in the South

James L. Guth

in Politics and Religion in the White South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123639
eISBN:
9780813134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123639.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the so-called “deeply conservative” ideology of Southern Baptists. It evaluates this ideology by analyzing 2000 elections in the Southern states in the U.S. from 1945 to 2000. ... More


Political Exclusion and the Limits of Militant Democracy

Alexander S. Kirshner

in A Theory of Militant Democracy: The Ethics of Combatting Political Extremism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300188240
eISBN:
9780300189858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188240.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses the question of whether there is a recognizably democratic course of action when only a policy of extended political exclusion might keep antidemocrats from sabotaging others' ... More


Mr. Clay's Compromise

in The Constitution in Congress: Descent into the Maelstrom, 1829-1861

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226129167
eISBN:
9780226131160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131160.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Southern politicians openly threatened secession on the floor of Congress, and the Mississippi legislature had called for a convention of Southern states to meet in Nashville to discuss ways of ... More


Institutions and the Struggle over Creditworthiness in the nineteenth-Century united States

Simone Polillo

in Conservatives Versus Wildcats: A Sociology of Financial Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785099
eISBN:
9780804785556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785099.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses the case of the United States in the 19th century, as part of a more general investigation of how the boundaries that define creditworthiness are delineated in democratic ... More


Colorblindness in a Color-Conscious Era: 1877–1920

Jonathan Bean

in Race and Liberty in America: The Essential Reader

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125459
eISBN:
9780813135205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125459.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Racial issues still existed even after Federal troops left the U.S. South and reconstruction had ended. Southern states passed laws forcing the separation of races in schools, on streetcars, and ... More


Southern Religion Meets Modern Politics

Matthew T. Corrigan

in Race, Religion, and Economic Change in the Republican South: A Study of a Southern City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031606
eISBN:
9780813039251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031606.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how the rise of the Republicans has impacted on the difficult relationship between religion and politics in the South. The important political influence of conservative ... More


Presumed Enslaved: Free People of Color and the Law in the Southern States

Emily West

in Family or Freedom: People of Color in the Antebellum South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136929
eISBN:
9780813141350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136929.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter one sets the context by detailing the various laws and restrictions imposed upon Southern free people of color over the course of the antebellum era, and particularly the 1850s, when moves to ... More


Labor in the Old New South

Joseph B. Atkins

in Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110805
eISBN:
9781604733259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110805.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the history of the relationship between labor and the press from the Reconstruction era up to the eve of the Second World War. It examines the role of newspapers in the ... More


The CIO and Operation Dixie: A “Lamp Of Democracy” In The South

Joseph B. Atkins

in Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110805
eISBN:
9781604733259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110805.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the roots of the social justice movement in the South. It starts with the Congress of Industrial Organization’s (CIO) efforts in organizing the textile, tobacco, and other ... More


To the Military I Submitted Myself

John M. Porter

in One of Morgan’s Men: Memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129891
eISBN:
9780813135700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129891.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

After Abraham Lincoln was elected in November 1860, Kentucky fell into chaos and John M. Porter was one of those who became involved in the political uproar. Although Butler, his home county, was ... More


Southern Exposure: “A New Style of Southern Journalism”

Joseph B. Atkins

in Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110805
eISBN:
9781604733259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110805.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the role of the magazine Southern Exposure in exposing labor issues in the Southern states. It explains that for more than three decades, the magazine has rallied against ... More


Owning Up to Citizenship

Sharon D. Kennedy-Nolle

in Writing Reconstruction: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621074
eISBN:
9781469621098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621074.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This introductory chapter briefly describes how Reconstruction writers explored the new constitutional guarantee of citizenship for the freedpeople living in the Southern United States. It analyzes ... More


Service in the Postwar South

Richard M. Reid

in Freedom for Themselves: North Carolina's Black Soldiers in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831748
eISBN:
9781469602264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837276_reid.11
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes the series of difficult issues faced by the U.S. War Department and the Federal government once the last Confederate armies had surrendered. Conditions in the Southern states ... More


Appalachian Travels: The Diary of Olive Dame Campbell

Olive Dame Campbell

Elizabeth M. Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136448
eISBN:
9780813141404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136448.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Olive Dame Campbell is best known as a ballad collector, but she was also a social reformer in Appalachia. Her diary is a the record of a trip that she and her husband, John C. Campbell, made in the ... More


Strangers and Friends at the Welcome Table: Contemporary Christianities in the American South

James Hudnut-Beumler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640372
eISBN:
9781469640396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640372.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In this fresh and fascinating chronicle of Christianity in the contemporary South, historian and minister James Hudnut-Beumler draws on extensive interviews and his own personal journeys throughout ... More


New York Sybarite Conquers the South: Trump, Race, and the Southernization of American Politics

Charles S. Bullock, Susan A. MacManus, Jeremy D. Mayer, and Mark J. Rozell

in The South and the Transformation of U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190065911
eISBN:
9780190065959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065911.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Donald Trump, the thrice married and publicly philandering Manhattan resident who had recently been pro-choice and pro-gun control, won the Republican nomination and the presidency in 2016 in part ... More


The Long Shadow of the Civil War: Southern Dissent and Its Legacies

Victoria E. Bynum

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833810
eISBN:
9781469604145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898215_bynum
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book relates uncommon narratives about common Southern folks who fought not with the Confederacy, but against it. Focusing on regions in three Southern states—North Carolina, Mississippi, and ... More


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