The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

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John Martin Vincent
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1890
 

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LibraryThing Review

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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 ... Llegeix la ressenya 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 ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Pàgina 53 - With hearts fortified with these animating reflections, we most solemnly, before God and the world, declare, that, exerting the utmost energy of those powers, which our beneficent Creator hath graciously bestowed upon us, the arms we have been compelled by our enemies to assume, we will, in defiance of every hazard, with unabating firmness and perseverence, employ for the preservation of our liberties ; being with one mind resolved to die freemen rather than to live slaves.
Pàgina 23 - That the foundation of English liberty, and of all free government, is, a right in the People to participate in their legislative council...
Pàgina 22 - I bequeath the whole of my property to the United States of America, \/ to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men.
Pàgina 53 - Reflections, we most solemnly, before God and the World, declare, that, exerting the utmost Energy of those Powers, which our beneficent Creator hath graciously bestowed upon us, the Arms we have been compelled by our Enemies to assume, we will, in defiance of every Hazard, with unabating Firmness and Perseverance, employ for the preservation of our Liberties; being with one Mind resolved to die Freemen rather than to live Slaves.
Pàgina 57 - I-II. The Beginnings of American Nationality. By AW SMALL. $1.00. III. Local Government in Wisconsin. By DE SPENCER.
Pàgina 86 - Sunday by frequent swearing, drunkennes or by any uncivil or disorderly recreation, or by working on that day when absolute necessity doth not require it...
Pàgina 55 - The Influence of the Proprietors in Founding the State of New Jersey. By AUSTIN SCOTT. 25 cents. IX-X. American Constitutions; The Relations of the Three Departments as Adjusted by a Century. By HORACE DAVIS.
Pàgina 23 - Parliament, they are entitled to a free and exclusive power of legislation in their several Provincial Legislatures, where their right of representation can alone be preserved, in all cases of taxation and internal polity, subject only to the negative of their Sovereign, in such manner as has been heretofore used and accustomed.
Pàgina 10 - Plantations, shall HAVE and enjoy all Liberties, Franchises, and Immunities, within any of our other Dominions, to all Intents and Purposes, as if they had been abiding and born, within this our Realm of England, or any other of our said Dominions.

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