The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

Herbert Baxter Adams, John Martin Vincent
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1914

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Dowd digs in to a somewhat unfamiliar topic: native American spiritualism. It was part aspiration and part salvation. It was the nativistic mindset of some Indian leaders -- spanning the Great Lakes ... Leer reseña completa

A SPIRITED RESISTANCE: The North American Indian Struggle for Unity, 1745-1815

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A fresh and thorough review of the role of prophets and religion in Native American relations with Europeans and Americans during a critical period of contact. Reassessing conventional wisdom about ... Leer reseña completa

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Página 419 - That hereafter, in this State, there shall be neither slavery, nor involuntary servitude, except in punishment of crime, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted ; and all persons held to service or labor as slaves are hereby declared free.
Página 248 - They shall have power to oblige the owners of slaves to treat them with humanity, to provide for them necessary food and clothing, to abstain from all injuries to them extending to life or limb...
Página 237 - States" (ibid., p. 331, sec. 3). Section nine of this statute reads : " And be it further enacted, That the laws and regulations, in force in the said district, at the commencement of this act and not inconsistent with the provisions thereof, shall continue in force, until altered, modified...
Página 228 - ... we would put it on. This was new business to me, and was performed in a room where the passengers could not see us. These slaves were also taught how old they were by Mr.
Página 5 - PREFACE. This monograph had its origin in an investigation carried on by the author while a member of the Economic Seminary of the Johns Hopkins University.
Página 237 - That the laws and regulations in force in the territory of Louisiana, at the commencement of this act, and not inconsistent with the provisions thereof, shall continue in force until altered, modified or repealed by the general assembly.
Página 283 - Missouri," bound for Boone's Lick, and speculates that from ten to fifteen thousand people would settle in Missouri during the autumn. Timothy Flint, a New England clergyman, counted a hundred persons passing through St. Charles in one day. " I have seen . . . nine wagons, harnessed with from four to six horses. We may allow one hundred cattle . . . and from three or four to twenty slaves to each wagon. The slaves seem fond of their masters."8 This change in the character of the population is reflected...
Página 334 - The right to prohibit slavery in any territory belongs exclusively to the people thereof, and can only be exercised by them in forming their constitution for a State government...
Página 294 - December 30, 1832, Lane submitted the following resolution to the House : " Resolved. . . . That the following amendment to the Constitution of this State be proposed. . . . That so much of the twenty sixth section of the third article of the Constitution, as declares that the General Assembly shall have no power to prevent BONA FIDE emigrants to this State . . . from bringing [their slaves] from any of the United States . . . shall be and is hereby repealed."52 This amendment got as far as a second...
Página 381 - On the other hand, the law and order forces were led by the great Whigs — Rollins, Smith, Doniphan, and others. In 1855 Whig and Democrat differed fundamentally on the tariff, the currency, and kindred subjects, but differences on the slavery Shannon's address, the Address of the Convention to the People of the United States, and the Proceedings and Resolutions.

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