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State Capitals Today: Symbols of American Democracy

Christian Montès

in American Capitals: A Historical Geography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226080482
eISBN:
9780226080512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226080512.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter concludes the study by addressing the question of the changes in the place of capitals in today’s United States. On the one side, capitals rule the states in an immaterial way, active ... More


Free Love and “Mrs. Satan,” 1871–1872

Barbara A. White

in The Beecher Sisters

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099270
eISBN:
9780300127638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099270.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the Beecher sisters and their influence on National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) conventions. Isabella had suspected the situation that led most directly to the NWSA's ... More


“The Slave-Factory of Franklin & Armfield”

Calvin Schermerhorn

in The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300192001
eISBN:
9780300213898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192001.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details the architecture and strategies of Franklin and Armfield, the most successful slave trading firm of the 1830s. It was composed of Isaac Franklin, John Armfield, and Rice C. ... More


Revolution, Labor Unions, and Land Reform in Baja California

Verónica Castillo-Muñoz

in Other California: Land, Identity, and Politics on the Mexican Borderlands

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291638
eISBN:
9780520966727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291638.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the formation of labor organizations of Mexican and Asian workers, and their influence on both the labor movement and the movement for land reform. Following the decade of ... More


Early Contact and Migration

Sue Fawn Chung

in Chinese in the Woods: Logging and Lumbering in the American West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039447
eISBN:
9780252097553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039447.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the early contact between Chinese and Americans, the lumber trade, the Chinese immigration to the American West, the recruitment of workers to North America, chain migration, ... More


Silver Lining: New Deals for Asian Americans, 1924–1941

Lon Kurashige

in Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629438
eISBN:
9781469629452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629438.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the debate over Asian immigration exclusion between the enactment of Japanese exclusion and World War II. During this time, prominent opponents of Japanese exclusion shifted ... More


The Rights of the Defenseless: Protecting Animals and Children in Gilded Age America

Susan J. Pearson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226652016
eISBN:
9780226652023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226652023.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1877, the American Humane Society was formed as the national organization for animal and child protection. Thirty years later, there were 354 anticruelty organizations chartered in the United ... More


Placing the Tools and Materials of Research in “Other Hands”

Robert B. Townsend

in History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880 - 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923925
eISBN:
9780226923949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923949.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Between 1910 and 1925, the American Historical Association (AHA) began to show a keen interest in the work of other historical institutions. Subtle changes in professional resources and networks ... More


Conclusion

Robert B. Townsend

in History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880 - 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923925
eISBN:
9780226923949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923949.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The fragmentation of large areas of history work into separate professional organizations in the late 1930s led to the demise of the historical enterprise. Although the various history professions ... More


Industrialization and Social Radicalism: British and French Workers’ Movements and the Mid‑Nineteenth‑Century Crises

Craig Calhoun

in The Roots of Radicalism: Tradition, the Public Sphere, and Early Nineteenth-Century Social Movements

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226090849
eISBN:
9780226090870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090870.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the nineteenth century, repeated revolutions in which workers played a major part rocked France. However, these workers failed to capture and hold state power, a “failure” that historians have ... More


Labor Market Outcomes in Urban Schools: The Role of Gender

in Women's Work?: American Schoolteachers, 1650–1920

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226660394
eISBN:
9780226660417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660417.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The transformation in school organization was (naturally) most complete in urban schools. The availability of detailed personnel lists from several of the cities led the scholars to study the role of ... More


Southern Cross, North Star: The Politics of Irreconciliation

Christopher Phillips

in The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780195187236
eISBN:
9780199378180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187236.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The middle border’s postwar political struggles and development of exclusivist war memories and meanings ended the region’s former white consensus. The willingness of white residents to resort to ... More


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