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Holding the Line: Fighting Land Pirates and Apaches on the Border

Rachel St. John

in Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141541
eISBN:
9781400838639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141541.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores both the alternate versions of spatial organization and power that persisted and evolved in the borderlands and how the nation-states managed to suppress them in the first four ... More


Chapter 8

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Two charges were laid against Aaron Burr by Thomas Jefferson in the winter of 1806–7: planning an expedition against the possessions of Spain, and treason. The term “filibuster”, meaning overland ... More


Chapter 9

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson learned from Edmund-Charles Genêt on July 5, 1793, that French agents of sedition were headed for Kentucky. Jefferson had taken an oath of office to a United ... More


Time

Peter Knoepfel

in Public Policy Resources

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447345053
eISBN:
9781447345091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345053.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Within each policy formulation and implementation process, the options available to the actors are limited both by the rules governing decision-making (institutions) and the related time budgets, ... More


The Education of an Enlightened Anglophile

Butterwick Richard

in Poland’s Last King and English Culture

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207016
eISBN:
9780191677441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207016.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Enlightenment and Anglophilia were not brought to Poland by Stanislaw August Poniatowski. He grew up in an environment already affected by both. English influence on the early Polish Enlightenment ... More


Bargaining Frequency and the Use of Conference Committees or Amendment Trading

Josh M. Ryan

in The Congressional Endgame: Interchamber Bargaining and Compromise

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226582061
eISBN:
9780226582375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226582375.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The House and Senate have two choices when considering how to resolve a bill: amendment trading or conferencing. Using each has implications for how a bill is resolved, and the use of each resolution ... More


A Telegram, Algonquin, and an Abdication

Rodney Carlisle

in Sovereignty at Sea: U.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037622
eISBN:
9780813041612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037622.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter details the history of the Zimmermann Telegram, and shows that while it caused much political editorializing and may have aroused those who had previously been strong neutralists to ... More


Liberating Fictions: The Caribbean Imaginary in the Novels of Lucy Holcombe Pickens and Martin Delany

John Wharton Lowe

in Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628882
eISBN:
9781469628059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628882.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter concentrates on the enduring U.S. fascination with Cuba, beginning with Thomas Jefferson, and culminating in a consideration of two novels, Lucy Holcombe Pickens’s The Free Flag of Cuba, ... More


Ordering Moral Deliberations

Robert A. Burt

Frank Iacobucci (ed.)

in Justice and Empathy: Toward a Constitutional Ideal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300224269
eISBN:
9780300231854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224269.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter points out that judges are not the only actors through whom democratic values founded on empathic mutual respect and accountability can be promoted. At the center of this study is the ... More


The Outsider

Terry Rugeley

in The River People in Flood Time: The Civil Wars in Tabasco, Spoiler of Empires

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791526
eISBN:
9780804793124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791526.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 constitutes the heart and soul of the book: the story of how a Cuban adventurer named Francisco de Sentmanat y Zayas was invited into Tabasco to assist the province’s federalists with their ... More


Napoleon is Coming! Maximilian is Coming?: The International History of the Civil War in the Caribbean Basin

Thomas Schoonover

in The Union, the Confederacy, and the Atlantic Rim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813049229
eISBN:
9780813050058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049229.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Thomas Schoonover contends in this chapter that before, during, and after the Civil War, Americans and Europeans competed diplomatically, economically, culturally, and sometimes militarily for ... More


Conflict Avoidance in the Equatorial Atlantic

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines how sea power was utilised and adjusted by America and Britain in order to diffuse political tensions and keep the balance of power and their individual commercial endeavours ... More


Minority-Party Power in the Senate and House of Representatives

Sean Gailmard and Jeffery A. Jenkins

in Why Not Parties?: Party Effects in the United States Senate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226534879
eISBN:
9780226534947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534947.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the conventional wisdom that the minority is considerably stronger in the Senate. If the Senate's institutional arrangements do confer more power on the minority party as ... More


Filibustering and Majority Rule in the Senate: The Contest over Judicial Nominations, 2003–2005

Gregory Koger

in Why Not Parties?: Party Effects in the United States Senate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226534879
eISBN:
9780226534947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534947.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter begins by explaining how simple majorities can reduce minority rights in the Senate even if a minority attempts to obstruct reform. It shows that senators can use unconventional tactics ... More


Lawyer, Heal Thyself

Sudhanshu Ranjan

in Justice versus Judiciary: Justice Enthroned or Entangled in India?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199490493
eISBN:
9780199096275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490493.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Lawyers must not be the call girls of money power. Lawyers, the officers of the court, instead of helping the court arrive at justice, derail justice at the instance of their clients. No wonder, they ... More


Maturin M. Ballou, Periodical Romance, and the Editor Function

Gretchen J. Woertendyke

in Hemispheric Regionalism: Romance and the Geography of Genre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190212278
eISBN:
9780190212292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212278.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The future of US‒Cuban relations occupied the attention of writers and readers of the daily newspapers and literary periodicals throughout the century. The most buoyant sector of the literary ... More


Horizons

Jason Phillips

in Looming Civil War: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Imagined the Future

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190868161
eISBN:
9780190908416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868161.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Military History

Focusing on westward expansion, this chapter studies antebellum warnings that frontier conflicts would cause civil war. It shows how diverging material cultures divided northerners and southerners in ... More


Bicameralism

Sanford Levinson

in Framed: America's 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199890750
eISBN:
9780190260088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199890750.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines bicameralism in relation to legislation. More specifically, it considers why, both historically and at present, bicameralism may be viewed as a compelling way of organizing ... More


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