Download PDF by Paul E. Johnson: A Shopkeeper's Millennium: Society and Revivals in

By Paul E. Johnson

ISBN-10: 0809016354

ISBN-13: 9780809016358

A quarter-century after its first e-book, A Shopkeeper's Millennium is still a landmark work--brilliant either as a brand new interpretation of the intimate connections between politics, economic climate, and faith in the course of the moment nice Awakening, and as a stunning portrait of a quickly transforming into frontier urban. The non secular revival that remodeled the United States within the 1820s, making it the main militantly Protestant country on the earth and spawning reform routine devoted to temperance and to the abolition of slavery, had an extremely robust influence in Rochester, manhattan. Paul E. Johnson explores the explanations for the revival's staggering luck there, suggesting very important hyperlinks among its ethical accounting and the city's new business global. In a brand new preface, he reassesses his facts and his conclusions during this significant paintings.

Show description

Read or Download A Shopkeeper's Millennium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837 PDF

Best american history books

Download e-book for kindle: Mexican Americans in Wilmington (Images of America) by Olivia Cueva-Fernandez

Below Spanish, Mexican, and U. S. flags, the la harbor zone has built many industries and companies that survived on Mexican exertions, assisting households of Mexican beginning for greater than a century. Pioneering Mexican american citizens have labored the railroads, fields, canneries, crops, refineries, waterfront, and family-owned companies for generations, forming powerful bonds and lifetime friendships.

Download e-book for kindle: Wineries of the Gold Country (Images of America) by Sarah Lunsford

Say the phrases California Gold Rush, and photographs of miners plying glittering gold from streams and mines are evoked. yet there's a higher tale within the California Gold nation than simply the invention of this worthy steel. Immigrants from all over the world rushed into the realm, bringing with them their very own languages and traditions in a quest for riches.

Download e-book for kindle: To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party by Heather Cox Richardson

While Abraham Lincoln helped create the Republican celebration at the eve of the Civil warfare, his objective used to be to advertise financial chance for all americans, not only the slaveholding Southern planters who recommended nationwide politics. but whereas visionary Republicans like Teddy Roosevelt and Dwight Eisenhower shared Lincoln’s egalitarian dream, their makes an attempt to exploit executive to protect opposed to the focus of wealth have time and again been undone by means of the country’s moneyed pursuits and participants in their personal celebration.

Read e-book online Grant: Savior of the Union PDF

While Ulysses supply used to be promoted to basic in leader of all Union armies in March 1864, it used to be an act of desperation at the a part of President Abraham Lincoln. a chain of acclaimed and adorned generals have been laid low with indecision and ineptitude.

Grant hardly ever appeared destined for glory. He was once a reluctant army pupil at West element and resigned from the military at age thirty-two, merely to fail as a businessman and farmer. He was once ambivalent almost about slavery, the divisive wound screaming for a salve whilst civil struggle broke out in 1861. yet no matter what provide can have lacked at the floor, he compensated for with logic, choice, and a fair tempered poise at the bloodiest fields of battle.

Identifying rivers and railroads because the lifeblood of his enemy, furnish campaigned vigorously within the attempt to empty the Confederacy, culminating with conquest at Vicksburg. Then got here the jap Theater within which his military of the Potomac could make a decision the battle by means of confronting Lee’s military of Northern Virginia. writer Mitchell Yockelson portrays supply as a staunch defender of the Union and, finally, the victor in America’s nice conflict.


Additional resources for A Shopkeeper's Millennium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837

Example text

When General MacArthur later decided to invade North Korea, and his campaign eventually failed, could one then say that North Korea had won even as its army lay shattered and broken, just like the British army in 1815? But Reilly essentially did just that. 14 Such flawed reasoning leads to a very slippery slope. Could we then conclude that since the world went to war over the German invasion of Poland in World War II, and since at war’s end Poland was still not free, nor even mentioned in any surrender document, then the German invasion was not the cause of war, and therefore Germany won?

Just as Napoleon’s fleet sailed for Saint Domingo, the American minister to France, Robert Livingston, arrived in Paris for a meeting with Talleyrand. In preparation for that meeting, he had parlayed with personal confidants in Paris who assured him that the retrocession between France and Spain was not just a rumor, but an accomplished fact. Armed with that confirmation, he met Talleyrand and confronted him. ” 41 louisiana 31 Robert Livingston was mad and frustrated. He reported back to Madison that although most of the diplomats and statesmen to whom he had spoken were against this Louisiana venture, in reality they were nothing more than rubber-stamp officials.

And not even the most strident supporter of this revisionism can point to a single document or opinion, written or uttered, in the near aftermath of the War of 1812, to support such claims. It took years, if not more than a century, for anyone, professional or nonprofessional, to suggest that the British won the war.  .  . ” 10 The forerunner to this revisionist nonsense was an earlier work by a popular British author, Robin Reilly, whose The British at the Gates has been widely read and deserves some of its appropriate acclaim.

Download PDF sample

A Shopkeeper's Millennium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837 by Paul E. Johnson

by Steven

Rated 4.45 of 5 – based on 34 votes