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The United States: The Rise and Fall of Territorial Politics

David McKay

in Designing Europe: Comparative Lessons from the Federal Experience

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242139
eISBN:
9780191697012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242139.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Following the experience of the Articles of Confederation, the constitution of the United States was a conscious attempt to centralize political authority in the federal government. Established in ... More


A Marriage Tested by War: Ulysses and Julia Grant

John Y. Simon

in Intimate Strategies of the Civil War: Military Commanders and Their Wives

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195330854
eISBN:
9780199851393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330854.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes how the marriage of Ulysses and Julia Grant withstood financial woes, accusations of alcoholism, sectionalism, civil war, and sudden unwanted fame. There were dark days, ... More


Gospel of Disunion: Religion and Separatism in the Antebellum South

Mitchell Snay

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807846872
eISBN:
9781469616162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469616155_Snay
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The centrality of religion in the life of the Old South, the strongly religious nature of the sectional controversy over slavery, and the close affinity between religion and antebellum American ... More


The Nature of Liberal Social Reform

Michael Freeden

in The New Liberalism: An Ideology of Social Reform

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229612
eISBN:
9780191678899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229612.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the middle range of ideological activity. It consists of the translation of general categories of social and politico-philosophical analysis and deontology concerning human ... More


America’s England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism

Christopher Hanlon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937585
eISBN:
9780199333103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937585.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Criticism/Theory

America’s England examines the patterns of affiliation through which U.S. writers, public intellectuals, politicians, and aesthetes encoded the political turmoil of antebellum America in ... More


Mckinley's Methodical Measures: The Third Southern Tour, 1898

Edward O. Frantz

in The Door of Hope: Republican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877–1933

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036533
eISBN:
9780813038452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036533.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

William McKinley's 1898 tour of the South was a variation in the established Republican ritual. This time, a president was able to travel in the wake of a resounding foreign policy success. The ... More


Is There a Third Way in Labour Law?

Hugh Collins

in Labour Law in an Era of Globalization: Transformative Practices and Possibilities

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199271818
eISBN:
9780191699542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271818.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

To what extent does globalization challenge the authority and utility of legal activism as a strategy for social transformation? What political purchase does it have if the capacity of the ... More


A House Redivided: From Sectionalism to Political Economy in West Virginia

Ken Fones-Wolf

in Reconstructing Appalachia: The Civil War's Aftermath

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125817
eISBN:
9780813135533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125817.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

As a border state deeply divided by Civil War sectionalism, West Virginia continued to straddle Southern and Northern notions of economic development at a key moment in the realignment of American ... More


Introduction

Christopher Hanlon

in America’s England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937585
eISBN:
9780199333103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937585.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Criticism/Theory

My introduction, “Striking Roots,” takes up Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Our Old Home (1863), where Hawthorne muses over his own process of re-nativization during his four years as U.S. Consul to Liverpool ... More


“The Good Order and the Harmony of the Whole Community”: Public Higher Learning in the South

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter looks at South Carolina College, a state-supported, state-controlled college in the capital city of Columbia. The speed with which South Carolina College's chartering legislation sailed ... More


Wildcats, reputations, and the formation of the federal reserve

Simone Polillo

in Conservatives Versus Wildcats: A Sociology of Financial Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785099
eISBN:
9780804785556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785099.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The chapter focuses on political challenges to the decentralized structure of the U.S. polity, and on the response of conservative bankers. Wildcat bankers increasingly contested and disrupted the ... More


For Brotherhood and Duty: The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862

Brian R. McEnany

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160627
eISBN:
9780813165479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160627.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Many histories have been written about West Point and some of its famous graduates, but very few address an entire class. For Brotherhood and Duty is a narrative history of the Class of 1862 from the ... More


Introduction

Matthew Mason

in Slavery and Politics in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830499
eISBN:
9781469606101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876633_mason.4
Subject:
History, African-American History

The American Revolution drove a wedge between slave states and free states, a division that assumed clearer shape and became more important in the early nineteenth century. The identity of both the ... More


Slavery and Politics to 1808

Matthew Mason

in Slavery and Politics in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830499
eISBN:
9781469606101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876633_mason.5
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter charts the political history of slavery in North America from the American Revolution to 1808. It begins with America's years of struggle against Great Britain and the emergence of a new ... More


Federalists, Republicans, and Slavery during the War of 1812

Matthew Mason

in Slavery and Politics in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830499
eISBN:
9781469606101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876633_mason.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the use of slavery in partisan politics during the War of 1812. It charts the emergence of American slavery as a hotly contested issue in several debates between Federalists and ... More


Slavery and Partisan Conflict during the Era of Good Feelings

Matthew Mason

in Slavery and Politics in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830499
eISBN:
9781469606101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876633_mason.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the politics of slavery during the Era of Good Feelings, focusing on the intraparty dissensions that arose among the Republicans. It considers how schismatic Northern ... More


The Political Impact of African Americans

Matthew Mason

in Slavery and Politics in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830499
eISBN:
9781469606101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876633_mason.9
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how African Americans influenced the politics of slavery in the United States as they battled slavery and racism. It considers how African Americans, by refusing to submit ... More


Defending against Slavery

Matthew Mason

in Slavery and Politics in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830499
eISBN:
9781469606101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876633_mason.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how the expansion of slavery after the War of 1812 influenced the development of sectional identity in the South and in the North. More specifically, it looks at how the ... More


Asiatic Americans

Joseph Andrew Orser

in The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam's Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618302
eISBN:
9781469618326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618326.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker, more famously known as the “Siamese twins,” negotiated their way through shifting identities of “Asian” and “American” in the United ... More


Alienation

Bridget Ford

in Bonds of Union: "Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626222
eISBN:
9781469628028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626222.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

By 1860, this chapter argues, white Ohioans and Kentuckians had articulated starkly different purposes for their religious organizations and laws. With Cincinnatians sometimes at the forefront and at ... More


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