The demand for "equality" was, as Franco Venturi has written, a "protest ideal," a critique of a society based on hierarchy and privilege, rather than a demand for massive social levelling.
Burr was sympathetic to the confederacy plan. Civic humanism is linked in principle to a classical educational program that goes beyond the formative capacity of participatory citizenship itself and involves the conscious revival of ancient ideals.
Crucible of American Democracy: Finney held great revivals in New England, upstate New York, and some of the urban centers, emphasizing the doctrine that men were free moral agents, with the power to choose between good and evil.
Thompson, Making of the English Working Class, one of the most influential historical studies of the past fifteen years, analyzes the origins and transformation of working-class radicalism in England in the era of the industrial revolution.
Thus, antislavery became immediate abolitionism, temperance became total abstinence, the movement against war became pacifism and nonresistance. Yet the abolitionists were not apologists for their society. Increasingly, society's image of women came to center around the home.
They objected particularly to what they perceived as the grant of special governmental favors and privileges to capitalistic groups. This line of argument found a ready audience at a time when there was considerable discontent with American society and its institutions.
It places the governors indeed more at their ease, at the expense of the people. Yet war with Britain loomed—a war that would galvanize the young American nation. One sad outcome of the political bitterness of the s was the rupture of the friendship between those two giants.
It is nonetheless possible, indeed necessary, to show that although Machiavelli was consistently republican, he preferred republics because he thought them, other things being equal, better vehicles of power and glory, and apt to justify the growing power of the modern state.
Such wide support did not simply vanish Such an approach is able to provide striking portraits of individual radical figures and movements, but it is usually less successful in examining the social, cultural, and political aspects of American life which have limited the spread of radical movements.
Here lay the fatal flaw in the idea of the West as America's salvation. The New England shipping industry was badly affected and grass began to grow in the streets of towns like New Bedford, Massachusetts. The mids witnessed a series of anti-abolitionist riots, culminating in the murder of abolitionist editor Elijah P.
Land monopoly was, Evans insisted, the root cause of poverty and inequality. The Keystone State produced no Jeffersons or Adamses, and its only president James Buchanan ranks comfortably in the bottom three, but this was the state where democratic politics, American-style, was invented. The activities of the former could be encouraged by government; the latter, in a republic, would be cut off from their sources of income—government favors and court sinecures—and destroyed.
Choice and Commitment, Cambridge, MA: I sent a small squadron of frigates into the Mediterranean, with assurances to that power of our sincere desire to remain in peace, but with orders to protect our commerce against the threatened attack.
Bernard Bailyn, Ideological Origins; J. Dallas was deeply involved in the emergence of the new political division that emerged in the s, this time stemming from Philadelphia's status as the seat of national government. Nevertheless, the same Yankee ingenuity that had foiled the British before the revolution was used to get around the embargo.
In the Paineite social outlook, society was divided between producers—artisans and farmers, and nonproducers—speculators, financiers, and rentiers. The trick to a well-structured society is balancing a mixed system of checks and balances, while warding off special interests and demagogues, which is easier said than done.
The Industrial Revolution in Lynn. The European world was in a period of relative calm, and America was able to develop internally without significant interference from overseas.
InSamuel Stanhope Smith published his treatise Essay on the Causes of the Variety of Complexion and Figure in the Human Species, which further articulated the theory of racial change and suggested that improving the social environment would tap into the innate equality of humankind and dramatically uplift nonwhite races.
The Impressment Controversy As a neutral nation, the United States sought to continue its trade and commerce with the rest of the world even as the warring nations began to place restrictions on neutral traffic. Rebellious slaves coupled with a yellow fever outbreak in Haiti defeated French forces, stripping Napoleon of his ability to control Haiti the home of profitable sugar plantations.
Although the Louisiana Purchase was one of the greatest real estate bargains in history, a surprising amount of opposition arose to the treaty.
The larger question here is that of world-historical periodization, and whether we are entitled to continue to believe in the dawn of a world that will, despite temporary setbacks, eventually be bathed in the light of enlightened freedom.
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