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Slavery, Reconstruction, and the Union Party

Adam I. P. Smith

in No Party Now: Politics in the Civil War North

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195188653
eISBN:
9780199868346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188653.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the tensions within the party system in the summer of 1864, exploring the possible threats to the Union Party's distinctive combination of radicalism on the slavery question ... More


Chroniclers and Revisionists

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes Irish historiography and revisionist historical writing. The counterattack against ‘revisionism’ has come above all from cultural and literary theorists; concepts of ... More


Civil War America

Peter Brock (ed.)

in Liberty and Conscience: A Documentary History of Conscientious Objectors in America through the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151220
eISBN:
9780199870424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151224.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Thirteen documents are presented, with an introductory text, illustrating the experiences of conscientious objectors in America in the Civil War. This war presented many pacifists, especially in the ... More


Parliamentary Politics, 1899–1906

PATRICIA LYNCH

in The Liberal Party in Rural England 1885-1910: Radicalism and Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256211
eISBN:
9780191719677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256211.003.05
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter further discusses the decline in rural Liberal fortunes following the outbreak of the South African war in October 1899, and the party's remarkable recovery between 1902 and the general ... More


Final Steps in the Decision-Making Process

Taner Akçam

in The Young Turks' Crime against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153339
eISBN:
9781400841844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153339.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter argues that the fear that the English were going to land somewhere in the Iskenderun region, and following this, the commencement of a great naval movement in order to seize Istanbul, ... More


A Town Dividing

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on Knoxville during the seven-month period between the election of Abraham Lincoln and the secession of Tennessee. It outlines the argument for disunion offered by local ... More


“Prudent Silence” and “Strict Neutrality”

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter analyzes the behavior of Knoxville Unionists under Confederate military occupation (May 1861-August 1863) against the backdrop of the speeches of William G. Brownlow, who undertook a ... More


A New Set of Strains

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter spans the period from the onset of Union occupation of Knoxville until March 1865. It focuses on two themes, the range of responses among Confederate civilians to Federal military ... More


AFTERWORD

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This short afterword features a vignette concerning a joint Union and Confederate veterans' reunion held in Knoxville in the fall of 1890, using the episode as a springboard for reviewing the book's ... More


"The Free State of Jones, Movie Edition": Mississippi's Longest Civil War

Victoria E. Bynum

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627052
eISBN:
9781469628011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627052.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Between late 1863 and mid-1864, an armed band of Confederate deserters battled Confederate cavalry in the Piney Woods region of Jones County, Mississippi. Calling themselves the Knight Company after ... More


Reaffirming Sedentary Values: The Tinker in Post‐Revival Drama and Prose

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter Four examines the manner in which the idealization of the tinker figure disappeared after Partition, when it functioned as a symbol of threatening outside forces; although Synge had ... More


Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Stephen Howe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

A growing band of historians, political commentators, and cultural critics has sought to analyse Ireland's past and present in colonial terms. For some, including Irish Republicans, it is the only ... More


Mutiny at Fort Jackson: The Untold Story of the Fall of New Orleans

Michael D. Pierson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832288
eISBN:
9781469606187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887028_pierson
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

New Orleans was the largest city—and one of the richest—in the Confederacy, protected in part by Fort Jackson, which was just sixty-five miles down the Mississippi River. On April 27, 1862, ... More


The Corporate World Unravels, 1815–1840

Jacqueline Hill

in From Patriots to Unionists: Dublin Civic Politics and Irish Protestant Patriotism, 1660-1840

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206354
eISBN:
9780191677083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206354.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During the 1820s and 1830s, it became increasingly apparent that changes in the wider political world were rendering Dublin corporation's role as a representative body and guardian of Patriot values ... More


The Lords and Edwardian Liberalism

Andrew Adonis

in Making Aristocracy Work: The Peerage and the Political System in Britain, 1884-1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203896
eISBN:
9780191676031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203896.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The causes and implications of the Unionists' ideology shift towards the ‘great emergency’ and the ‘great Rescuer’ to the emergence of the constitutional crisis are discussed in this section. Among ... More


In Favour of Democracy

Graham Neville

in Radical Churchman: Edward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269779
eISBN:
9780191683794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes Hicks's political commitment by placing it against the background of developments within the Liberal party from about 1886 onwards; that is, from that year's General Election, ... More


We Are the Union: Democratic Unionism and Dissent at Boeing

Dana L. Cloud

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036378
eISBN:
9780252093418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036378.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book engages union reformers at Boeing in Wichita and Seattle to reveal how ordinary workers attempted to take command of their futures by chipping away at the cozy partnership between union ... More


The Crucible of Reconstruction: Unionists and the Struggle for Alabama's Postwar Home Front

Margaret M. Storey

in The Great Task Remaining Before Us: Reconstruction as America's Continuing Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232024
eISBN:
9780823240494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232024.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter shows how the continuation of violence linked to political activity also characterized Alabama, where Unionists found themselves “indelibly marked in a ruined ... More


Bluecoats and Tar Heels: Soldiers and Civilians in Reconstruction North Carolina

Mark L Bradley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125077
eISBN:
9780813135120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125077.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Though the Civil War ended in April 1865, the conflict between Unionists and Confederates continued. The bitterness and rancor resulting from the collapse of the Confederacy spurred an ongoing cycle ... More


The Making of the Union of 1707: History with a History

T.M. Devine (ed.)

in Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the establishing of Anglo-Scottish Union of 1707. The future of the Union hung in the balance because of its failure to deliver the material benefits its promoters had ... More


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