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 406 - Be it ordained by the people of the State of Missouri, in convention assembled : "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 246 - 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 386 - No person bound to labor in any other State, shall be hired to labor in this State, except within the tract reserved for the salt works near Shawneetown, nor even at that place for a longer period than one year at any one time; nor shall it be allowed there after the year 1825. Any violation of this article shall effect the emancipation of such person from his obligation to service.
Página 235 - 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 142 - E. CHAMBERS. 25 cents. II. City Government of Baltimore. By THADDEUS P. THOMAS. 25 cents. III. Colonial Origins of New England Senates. By FL RILEY. 50 cents. IV-V. Servitude in the Colony of North Carolina.
Página 226 - I had to prepare the old slaves for market. I was ordered to have the old men's whiskers shaved off, and the grey hairs plucked out where they were not too numerous, in which case he had a preparation of blacking to color it, and with a blacking brush we would put it on.
Página 145 - XXV. The Finances and Administration of Providence, 1636-1901. By HOWARD K. STOKES. 474 pages. 8vo. Cloth. $3.50. XXVI. The Adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment. By HORACE E. FLACK.
Página 141 - XI. Seminary Libraries and University Extension. By HB ADAMS. 25 cents. XII. European .Schools of History and Politics. By AD WHITE. 25 cents. SIXTH SERIES.— The History of Co-operation in the United States.— $3.50.
Página 261 - In May, 1836, the faculty of Marion College forbade their students to instruct " any slave to read without the consent of his owner being first given in writing."4 From this statement it is learned that the teaching of slaves must have been practiced by some masters at least. Either to conform to the law and practice in the Southern States or because of interference on the part of abolitionists, a statute was passed in 1847 which provided that " no person shall keep or teach any school for the instruction...
Página 7 - 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.

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