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Low Country/Backcountry: The Volatile Geopolitics of Revolutionary South Carolina: November 1775–December 1775

William R. Ryan

in The World of Thomas Jeremiah: Charles Town on the Eve of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387285
eISBN:
9780199775774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387285.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter deals with the rise of the radical Whig faction and how they, under the leadership of William Henry Drayton, antagonized the governor by trying to blockade the port, thus precipitating ... More


Conclusion: Simple Spectators?

William R. Ryan

in The World of Thomas Jeremiah: Charles Town on the Eve of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387285
eISBN:
9780199775774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387285.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The book draws to a close with the failed loyalist/Cherokee invasion of the backcountry in July 1776. Paradoxically, at the very same moment that the Cherokee were fighting against South Carolina ... More


 English Historical Documents, 1660–1832

Timothy Fitzgerald

in Discourse on Civility and Barbarity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195300093
eISBN:
9780199868636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300093.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The changes in typical usage of the various key categories discussed in previous chapters become more pronounced in certain contexts after the late seventeenth century, and the connection with ... More


Devolution and the Scottish Conservatives: Banal Activism, Electioneering and the Politics of Irrelevance

Alexander Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079696
eISBN:
9781781703052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079696.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book is an ethnographic study of devolution and politics in Scotland, as well as of party-political activism more generally. It explores how Conservative Party activists who had opposed ... More


Rulers and Ruled

S. J. Connolly

in Divided Kingdom: Ireland 1630-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199543472
eISBN:
9780191716553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543472.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

During the first half of the 18th century, central government gradually established control over outlying areas, eliminating the problem of banditry from what were referred to in Ireland as tories or ... More


Lionized in London

Angelica Goodden

in Madame de Staël: The Dangerous Exile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238095
eISBN:
9780191716669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238095.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

From Sweden, Staël returns to London after an absence of twenty years, conferring with Whigs (for their liberalism rather than their pro-Napoleonism) and the ruling Tories, enjoying her celebrity, ... More


A Factious City: Bristol in the Reign of Charles II

John Miller

in Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Bristol had a reputation for factional division. Its aldermen included some pugnacious individuals — three of them called John (or Sir John) Knight, who hated each other. The city also had a large ... More


The Triumph of the Whigs? 1714–1722

John Miller

in Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Following their victory in the general election of 1715, the Whigs consolidated their hold on power. Tories were excluded from office and Whig politicians used government patronage to establish a ... More


Conclusion

John Miller

in Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. The period 1660-1722 saw political debate and discord become a normal part of English urban life. National politics impinged far more ... More


Conclusion: factions or parties?

Peter D. G. Thomas

in George III: King and Politicians 1760-1770

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064289
eISBN:
9781781700310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064289.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the first decade of George III's reign as King of Great Britain. The ministry at George III's ascension was a coalition of all the Whig groups, ... More


Whigs in Opposition

Christine Gerrard

in The Patriot Opposition to Walpole: Politics, Poetry, and National Myth, 1725-1742

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129820
eISBN:
9780191671869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129820.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Eighteenth-century patriotism once seemed a relatively straightforward phenomenon. Recent cultural and historical research has rendered it more interesting and (inevitably) infinitely more ... More


Defoe as Spy and Whig Propagandist

Maximillian E. Novak

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Daniel Defoe was to continue his plea for harmony between those forces for unity and moderation in the nation and his attack on the Tories and the High Church in two works that had been drafted ... More


How to Sell Out While Keeping One’s Integrity (Somewhat) Intact in That ‘Lunatick Age’ 1

Maximillian E. Novak

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

In a series of essays in the Review beginning June 17, 1710, Daniel Defoe expressed his despair over what he saw to be the coming downfall of the Whigs and the triumph of the Tories and High Church. ... More


These Dangerous Times: Or Wild Doings in This World 1

Maximillian E. Novak

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.003.0046
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Daniel Defoe chose to retain his identity as a Whig while accepting the policies of what was looking more like a Tory government with each passing day. A crucial moment came with the attempted ... More


‘We are All Planners Now’

Daniel Ritschel

in The Politics of Planning: The Debate on Economic Planning in Britain in the 1930s

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206477
eISBN:
9780191677151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206477.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the challenges to the free market economy at the first onset of the Great Depression in the 1870s. It identifies that the most direct assault to the free market came from the ... More


Protestantism and Conservatism, 1829–1841

John Wolffe

in The Protestant Crusade in Great Britain 1829–1860

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201991
eISBN:
9780191675119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201991.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the relationship between Protestantism and political conservatism in Great Britain during the period from 1829 to 1841. It explains that Protestantism was given a political life ... More


Political Conflict and Change

Glanmor Williams

in The Foundations of Modern Wales: Wales 1642-1780

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852786
eISBN:
9780191670565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852786.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the political incorporation of England and Wales which granted the Welsh full privileges of English citizenship and untold economic blessings. It also discusses the changes and ... More


The Issues at Stake

Andrew Thorpe

in The British General Election of 1931

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202189
eISBN:
9780191675195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202189.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The election campaign of 1931 has long been regarded as, at best, a rather unfortunate and distasteful affair in British politics. For years, Labourites in particular felt they had been cheated but ... More


From Failure to the Certainty of Success: The Conservatives 1929–1931

Andrew Thorpe

in The British General Election of 1931

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202189
eISBN:
9780191675195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202189.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The period 1929 to 1931 was the longest time the Conservative Party spent out of office between 1915 and 1945. It was not altogether surprising, therefore, that it saw the Tories in considerable ... More


Tories, Whigs, and Philhellenism

F. Rosen

in Bentham, Byron, and Greece: Constitutionalism, Nationalism, and Early Liberal Political Thought

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198200789
eISBN:
9780191674778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200789.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Philhellenism was influenced by the ideological division between Whigs and Tories which strongly influenced the pattern of support generally in Britain for the struggle for Greek independence. This ... More


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