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A Government of Force

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 7 and the corresponding Ch. 12 in Part Three of the book present the Antifederalist objections to a stronger national government in the “fiscal‐military” sphere, with this chapter looking ... More


Government by Consent

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 8 and the corresponding Ch. 13 in Part Three of the book show how the Federalists responded to the Antifederalist objections to a stronger national government in the “fiscal‐military” sphere, ... More


Creating the Georgia Militia: Blacks and the Road to State Militia Companies, 1865–1880

Gregory Mixon

in Show Thyself a Man: Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865-1905

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062723
eISBN:
9780813051697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062723.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Explores the competition at the county level between whites and blacks over who should have a state-sponsored militia company granted by the governor. The chapter also examines the formation of black ... More


The Search for Freedom: Black Militiamen in Nineteenth-Century North America

Gregory Mixon

in Show Thyself a Man: Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865-1905

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062723
eISBN:
9780813051697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062723.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Defines independent and state-sponsored militia companies in post–Civil War Georgia and the United States and presents a history of the Independent militia in the United States, Canada, and Latin ... More


National Security and Foreign Policy

David Brian Robertson

in The Original Compromise: What the Constitution’s Framers Were Really Thinking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199796298
eISBN:
9780199979707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796298.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The task of creating a national government strong enough to defend the nation and suppress rebellion, but not strong enough to suppress Americans' liberty, created a huge problem for the delegates. ... More


The Old Northwest, 1890s–1930s: “If we do our duty no mob can ever get into this jail”

Brent M. S. Campney

in Hostile Heartland: Racism, Repression, and Resistance in the Midwest

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042492
eISBN:
9780252051333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042492.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter investigates the development—particularly by the police—of white opposition to mob violence against blacks in Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio from the 1890s to the 1930s. At the outset it ... More


Federalism

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/9780199890750.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines federalism as a form of government of the United States. It begins with an overview of the definition of federalism, with particular emphasis on geopolitical division, ... More


Confederate Artillery Officer, 1861–1862

George G. Kundahl

in The Bravest of the Brave: The Correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833735
eISBN:
9781469604022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895702_kundahl.8
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the circumstances of Ramseur's promotion to the state militia after his resignation from the U.S. Army. It reports that Ramseur applied for a commission in the new Confederate ... More


James Monroe

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses James Monroe, considered a stronger president than James Madison and known as a committed believer in the vital importance of a unitary executive structure. Regrettably, he did ... More


The Pullman Strike and the Matrix of State Institutions

Sam Mitrani

in The Rise of the Chicago Police Department: Class and Conflict, 1850-1894

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038068
eISBN:
9780252095337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038068.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This epilogue examines how the Pullman Strike of 1894 exposed the Chicago Police Department's still quite limited ability to deal with a mass strike of such magnitude. The Pullman Strike was the ... More


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