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MAKING BRICKS WITHOUT STRAW: War, Disruption, and Sacrifice

Gregory A. Wills

in Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1859-2009

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377149
eISBN:
9780199869497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377149.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter focuses on the fate of the Baptist seminary with the onset of the Civil War. The seminary barely escaped extinction during its first thirty years. The Civil War caused its suspension and ... More


African Americans, Slavery, and Thrift from the Revolution to the Civil War

Patrick Rael

in Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769063
eISBN:
9780199896851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769063.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter traces the role that notions of thrift played in the history of race in pre-Civil War America. In particular, it highlights how white Americans reserved “the virtues of thrift— ... More


Conclusion: Southern Moderates and the Second Redemption

Anders Walker

in The Ghost of Jim Crow: How Southern Moderates Used Brown v Board of Education to Stall the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195181746
eISBN:
9780199870660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181746.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on how moderates like Collins, Coleman, and Hodges publicly rejected extremism while simultaneously undermining black constitutional claims. All three governors used popular ... More


Empires of Righteousness: Native Americans, Enslaved Africans, and Indians

Peter J. Marshall

in Remaking the British Atlantic: The United States and the British Empire after American Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640355
eISBN:
9780191739279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640355.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

How they treated indigenous peoples was a matter for recrimination between Britons and Americans. During the war Native Americans generally sided with the British as did escaped slaves, some of whom ... More


The American Midwife

Irvine Loudon

in Death in Childbirth: An International Study of Maternal Care and Maternal Mortality 1800-1950

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229971
eISBN:
9780191678950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229971.003.0019
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of American midwives during the early 20th century. American midwives were so diverse socially and professionally that they are difficult to define and impossible ... More


The Challenge of Great Britain

Peter J. Marshall

in Remaking the British Atlantic: The United States and the British Empire after American Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640355
eISBN:
9780191739279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640355.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The impact of the war varied in severity throughout America, generally leaving the bitterest legacy in the south. After the war Britain was widely conceived still to be hostile to America, trying to ... More


Colorblindness in a Color-Conscious Era: 1877–1920

Jonathan Bean

in Race and Liberty in America: The Essential Reader

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125459
eISBN:
9780813135205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125459.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Racial issues still existed even after Federal troops left the U.S. South and reconstruction had ended. Southern states passed laws forcing the separation of races in schools, on streetcars, and ... More


Introduction: The South as a Political Region

Matthew T. Corrigan

in Race, Religion, and Economic Change in the Republican South: A Study of a Southern City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031606
eISBN:
9780813039251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031606.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to contribute to the discussion about two central questions: Does it matter that the Republicans are now in control? And, to ... More


Transatlantic Protestants

Peter J. Marshall

in Remaking the British Atlantic: The United States and the British Empire after American Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640355
eISBN:
9780191739279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640355.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During the colonial period British Protestant denominations had established themselves in America. Right up to the Revolution most American Protestants kept close links with their colleagues in ... More


Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession

Russell McClintock

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831885
eISBN:
9781469603797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886328_mcclintock
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

When Abraham Lincoln's election in 1860 prompted several Southern states to secede, the North was sharply divided over how to respond. This book follows the decision-making process from bitter ... More


Slaveholders and Slaves, State's Rights and Revolution

Shearer Davis Bowman

in At the Precipice: Americans North and South during the Secession Crisis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833926
eISBN:
9781469606248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895672_bowman.5
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on Mississippi and how one historian has described it as “the most southern of southern states—a prototype where is mixed all the peculiar forces and tensions that have made the ... More


Presumed Enslaved: Free People of Color and the Law in the Southern States

Emily West

in Family or Freedom: People of Color in the Antebellum South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136929
eISBN:
9780813141350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136929.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter one sets the context by detailing the various laws and restrictions imposed upon Southern free people of color over the course of the antebellum era, and particularly the 1850s, when moves to ... More


Political Exclusion and the Limits of Militant Democracy

Alexander S. Kirshner

in A Theory of Militant Democracy: The Ethics of Combatting Political Extremism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300188240
eISBN:
9780300189858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188240.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses the question of whether there is a recognizably democratic course of action when only a policy of extended political exclusion might keep antidemocrats from sabotaging others' ... More


Southern Baptist Clergy, the Christian Right, and Political Activism in the South

James L. Guth

in Politics and Religion in the White South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123639
eISBN:
9780813134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123639.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the so-called “deeply conservative” ideology of Southern Baptists. It evaluates this ideology by analyzing 2000 elections in the Southern states in the U.S. from 1945 to 2000. ... More


Mr. Clay's Compromise

in The Constitution in Congress: Descent into the Maelstrom, 1829-1861

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226129167
eISBN:
9780226131160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131160.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Southern politicians openly threatened secession on the floor of Congress, and the Mississippi legislature had called for a convention of Southern states to meet in Nashville to discuss ways of ... More


The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Walter Johnson (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book presents a comparative account of the slave trade within the nations and colonial systems of the Americas. While most scholarly attention to slavery in the Americas has concentrated on ... More


New York Sybarite Conquers the South: Trump, Race, and the Southernization of American Politics

Charles S. Bullock, Susan A. MacManus, Jeremy D. Mayer, and Mark J. Rozell

in The South and the Transformation of U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190065911
eISBN:
9780190065959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065911.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Donald Trump, the thrice married and publicly philandering Manhattan resident who had recently been pro-choice and pro-gun control, won the Republican nomination and the presidency in 2016 in part ... More


Institutions and the Struggle over Creditworthiness in the nineteenth-Century united States

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/9780804785099.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses the case of the United States in the 19th century, as part of a more general investigation of how the boundaries that define creditworthiness are delineated in democratic ... More


How Congress Evolves: Social Bases of Institutional Change

Nelson W. Polsby

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182965
eISBN:
9780199850235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182965.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book argues that among other things, from the 1950s to the 1990s, Congress evolved. In short, the book argues that air conditioning altered the demography of the southern states, which in turn ... More


Southern Religion Meets Modern Politics

Matthew T. Corrigan

in Race, Religion, and Economic Change in the Republican South: A Study of a Southern City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031606
eISBN:
9780813039251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031606.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how the rise of the Republicans has impacted on the difficult relationship between religion and politics in the South. The important political influence of conservative ... More


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