The New Nation

The New Nation

Turning back , it is pleased to note the constantly THE NEW NATION is incorporated under the laws of Massachusetts , with the name of Tue NEW NATION PUBLISHING COMPANY . increasing prominence of nationalism as a common topic of Send ...



ISBN: CHI:098960066

Category: Socialism


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Children and Youth in a New Nation

Children and Youth in a New Nation

James Rivington, for example, supplied four hundred copies of each edition of the New York Gazetteer to Massachusetts Governor Thomas Gage for distribution to military personnel and Tory civilians in Boston.12 The outbreak of war ...

Author: James Marten

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 9780814757499

Category: History

Page: 273

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Framed in Article II of the Constitution, presidential powers are dictated today by judicial as well as historical precedent. To understand the ways the president wields power as well as how this power is kept in check by other branches of government, Harold J. Krent presents three overlapping determinants of the president's role under the Constitution-the need for presidential initiative in administering the law and providing foreign policy leadership, the importance of maintaining congressional control over policymaking, and the imperative to ensure that the president be accountable to the public. Krent’s examination is sweeping, ranging from the president's ability to appoint and remove executive branch officials, to the president's role in proposing and implementing treaties and the power to conduct war, to the extent the president can refuse to turn over information in response to congressional and judicial requests. Finally, Krent addresses the history and purposes of presidential pardons. By drawing on historic and contemporary presidential actions to illustrate his points, Krent reminds us that the president is both an exalted leader with the regalia of power and an American who is and should be accountable to fellow citizens-important considerations as we elect and assess our presidents.
Categories: History

The New Nation

The New Nation

This is a new presentation of the whole subject of social progress , written from a scientific standpoint , but in a popular style , and carrying ... registered letter to The New Nation Publishing Co. , 13 Winter st . , Boston , Mass .



ISBN: UCAL:C2904072

Category: Nationalism


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Massachusetts and the New Nation

Massachusetts and the New Nation

This collection of essays studies aspects of the role of a single state in the transformation of American life following the Revolutionary War.

Author: Conrad Edick Wright

Publisher: Northeastern University Press

ISBN: UVA:X004295525

Category: Travel

Page: 296

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This collection of essays studies aspects of the role of a single state in the transformation of American life following the Revolutionary War. Drawn from a conference on the topic held at the Massachusetts Historical Society in 1990, the contributions address religious, economic, and social as well as governmental facets of the process. At the close of the American Revolution, Massachusetts learned that independence invalidated many customary assumptions and practices. As the citizens of the state worked to establish their new Commonwealth and determine its relationship to a federal government also in its infancy, they were forced to confront challenging problems both within Massachusetts and outside it. Religious differences fractured the Standing Order, separating Unitarians and Congregationalists from each other at the same time that pressures from Episcopalians, Baptists, and others urged an end to the religious establishment. Poverty posed problems for Massachusetts at large, and particularly for Boston, at the same time that public officeholders struggled to create new governmental institutions both for the Commonwealth and for its capital. Massachusetts merchants had to develop new, independent patterns of trade in response to American withdrawal from the British Empire. Diplomats had to find a place for the Commonwealth in the world order. And federal officeholders from Massachusetts needed to address the most divisive of domestic issues, slavery. The essays in this collection reveal how Massachusetts coped with these unexpected problems of independence.
Categories: Travel

The Gardiners of Massachusetts

The Gardiners of Massachusetts

Cambridge , Mass . , 1873 . Massachusetts and the New Nation . Ed . Conrad Edick Wright . Boston : Massachusetts Historical Society , 1992 . Materials for a Catalogue of the Masters and Scholars who have belonged to the Public Latin ...

Author: T. A. Milford

Publisher: UPNE

ISBN: 1584655046

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 306

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An engaging biography of three generations of a prominent New England family.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Report of the Joint Special Committee on the Burial of Massachusetts Dead at Gettysburg

Report of the Joint Special Committee on the Burial of Massachusetts Dead at Gettysburg

Boston (Mass.). City Council. Joint Special Committee on the Burial of Massachusetts Dead at Gettysburg ... FELLOW - Citizens : Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth upon this continent a new nation , conceived in ...

Author: Boston (Mass.). City Council. Joint Special Committee on the Burial of Massachusetts Dead at Gettysburg


ISBN: HARVARD:32044086281631

Category: Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863

Page: 93

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Categories: Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863

Isaac Backus and Religious Liberty in Massachusetts 1755 1780

Isaac Backus and Religious Liberty in Massachusetts  1755 1780

The Chaplains and Clergy of the Revolution . New York , 18610 Howes , Fredrick G . History of the town of Ashfield , Franklin County , Massachusetts from its settlement in 1742 - 1910 , Jensen , Merrill . The New Nation ; a history of ...

Author: Sung Bok Kim


ISBN: WISC:89085976462


Page: 240

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The Otis Family in Provincial and Revolutionary Massachusetts

The Otis Family in Provincial and Revolutionary Massachusetts

Otis saw the central problem of the new nation as a fiscal rather than a sectional one. His prejudices were obvious in his expressed hope that the federal government would refund the war debt as the chief means of restoring business ...

Author: John J. Waters Jr.

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 9780807838365

Category: History

Page: 248

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The Otis family was largely responsible for committing Barnstable to the revolutionary cause, a move that irrevocably undermined the placid, homogenous nature of their society. As he discusses the reactions of the Otises and their community to this crisis, Waters illuminates the causes of the Revolution itself. Originally published in 1968. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.
Categories: History

Presidential Elections and Majority Rule

Presidential Elections and Majority Rule

Massachusetts 1804 Electoral College,” A New Nation Votes. 6. The exact language of the statute provided for declaring, as winning candidates to perform the role of electors, “who may be elected by a majority of votes; and in case the ...

Author: Edward B. Foley

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190060169

Category: Law

Page: 352

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The Electoral College that governs America has been with us since 1804, when Thomas Jefferson's supporters redesigned it for his re-election. The Jeffersonians were motivated by the principle of majority rule. Gone were the days when a president would be elected by acclamation, as George Washington had been. Instead, given the emergence of intense two-party competition, the Jeffersonians wanted to make sure that the Electoral College awarded the presidency to the candidate of the majority, rather than minority, party. They also envisioned that a candidate would win by amassing a majority of Electoral College votes secured from states where the candidate's party was in the majority. For most of American history, this system has worked as intended, producing presidents who won Electoral College victories derived from state-based majorities. In the last quarter-century, however, there have been three significant aberrations from the Jeffersonian design: 1992, 2000, and 2016. In each of these years, the Electoral College victory depended on states where the winner received only a minority of votes. In this authoritative history of the American Electoral College system, Edward Foley analyzes the consequences of the unparalleled departure from the Jeffersonians' original intent-and delineates what we can do about it. He explains how states, by simply changing their Electoral College procedures, could restore the original Jeffersonian commitment to majority rule. There are various ways to do this, all of which comply with the Constitution. If only a few states had done so before 2016, the outcome might have been different. Doing so before future elections can prevent another victory that, contrary to the original Jeffersonian intent, a majority of voters did not want.
Categories: Law

Prospectus of the History of North Brookfield Massachusetts

Prospectus of the History of North Brookfield  Massachusetts

Testimonials of the Value of the Work, and Some Specimens from Its Pages North Brookfield (Mass. ... A copy of that volume would be a sufficient text - book for the leader of a new nation , and it would account to the rulers of the old ...

Author: North Brookfield (Mass. : Town)


ISBN: HARVARD:32044086371614

Category: North Brookfield (Mass. : Town)

Page: 52

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