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A Strange LikenessBecoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Nancy Shoemaker

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The relationship between American Indians and Europeans on America's frontiers is typically characterized as one of profound cultural difference. This book contains six chapters titled “Land,” ... More

Tea Party to IndependenceThe Third Phase of the American Revolution 1773-1776

Tea Party to Independence: The Third Phase of the American Revolution 1773-1776

Peter D. G. Thomas

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201427
eISBN:
9780191674877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201427.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book studies the formulation of British policy towards the American colonies during the crucial period between the Boston Tea Party of December 1773 and the American Declaration of Independence ... More

A Temperate EmpireMaking Climate Change in Early America

A Temperate Empire: Making Climate Change in Early America

Anya Zilberstein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190206598
eISBN:
9780190206628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206598.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Most people assume that climate change is recent news. A Temperate Empire: Making Climate Change in Early America shows that we have been debating the science and politics of climate change for a ... More

Toward a More Perfect UnionVirtue and the Formation of American Republics

Toward a More Perfect Union: Virtue and the Formation of American Republics

Ann Fairfax Withington

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195068351
eISBN:
9780199853984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068351.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

On the way toward declaring independence, Americans saw themselves as a separate people in the process of birth. In 1774, the First Continental Congress drew up a highly specific code of behaviour ... More

A Well-Regulated MilitiaThe Founding Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America

A Well-Regulated Militia: The Founding Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America

Saul Cornell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195147865
eISBN:
9780199788644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147865.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Americans are deeply divided over the Second Amendment. Some assert that the Amendment protects an individual's right to own guns. Others, that it does no more than protect the right of states to ... More

Wellspring of LibertyHow Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty

Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty

John A. Ragosta

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388060
eISBN:
9780199866779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388060.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Before the American Revolution, no state more seriously discriminated against and persecuted religious dissenters than Virginia. Over 50 dissenting ministers, primarily Baptists, were jailed, and ... More

White People, Indians, and HighlandersTribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Colin G Calloway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book traces the historical experiences of Highland Scots and American Indians in dealing with colonial powers and with each other. It considers cultural similarities and identifies parallel ... More

The World of Thomas JeremiahCharles Town on the Eve of the American Revolution

The World of Thomas Jeremiah: Charles Town on the Eve of the American Revolution

William R. Ryan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387285
eISBN:
9780199775774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387285.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

At around noon on August 18, 1775, the rain in Charles Town finally relented. A crowd converged, and a black man was hanged and set on fire. In a slave society where labor was sometimes extracted by ... More

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