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The Creation of Mount Clare

Teresa S. Moyer

in Ancestors of Worthy Life: Plantation Slavery and Black Heritage at Mount Clare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060460
eISBN:
9780813050720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060460.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 3 addresses the transformation of Georgia to Mount Clare, a showpiece country plantation owned by Charles Carroll the Barrister and his wife Margaret, as a result of slave labor. Enslaved ... More


Coerced but Not Subdued: The Gendered Resistance of Women Escaping Slavery

Cheryl Janifer LaRoche

in Gendered Resistance: Women, Slavery, and the Legacy of Margaret Garner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037900
eISBN:
9780252095160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037900.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the gendered resistance of women's efforts to maintain family ties even as they aborted their pregnancies, resorted to infanticide, or abandoned children and family in their ... More


The eighteenth-century West Indies

Douglas J. Hamilton

in Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World 1750–1820

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071829
eISBN:
9781781702321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071829.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses social problems in the West Indies during the second half of the eighteenth century. Just as Scotland experienced great challenges and stresses in the second half of the ... More


Rebels and Runaways: Slave Resistance in Nineteenth-Century Florida

Larry Eugene Rivers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036910
eISBN:
9780252094033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036910.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This gripping study examines slave resistance and protest in antebellum Florida and its local and national impact from 1821 to 1865. Using a variety of sources, the book discusses Florida′s unique ... More


Destinations of Runaways

Larry Eugene Rivers

in Rebels and Runaways: Slave Resistance in Nineteenth-Century Florida

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036910
eISBN:
9780252094033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036910.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses how questions related to where enslaved blacks fled have occupied historians of the southern experience for generations. Traditionally, the answers reached have pointed to the ... More


Two Transformative Decades: 1848–1868

Frank Cicero Jr.

in Creating the Land of Lincoln: The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041679
eISBN:
9780252050343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041679.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 5 summarizes important events in Illinois between 1848 and 1868, including population growth in the Chicago area and a shift in the state’s demographics. The major political debate, both ... More


Introduction

Frank Cicero Jr.

in Creating the Land of Lincoln: The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041679
eISBN:
9780252050343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041679.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The introduction outlines the history of Illinois, focusing on populations of southerners, immigrants, Indians, and enslaved blacks and their various effects on four constitutional conventions held ... More


When Your Job Is to Marry Rich: Marriage as a Market in Hamilton

Kimberly Mutcherson

in Hamilton and the Law: Reading Today's Most Contentious Legal Issues through the Hit Musical

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752216
eISBN:
9781501752230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752216.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses how, though Hamilton: An American Musical's creator, Lin Manuel Miranda, took much creative license in his telling of the life of Alexander Hamilton, there is historical ... More


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