The Dorr War: Republicanism on Trial, 1831-1861

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INDEX
Abolitionism, 22, 44, 62. See also Blacks; Slavery
Adams, John Quincy, 47, 113-14, 118,137-38
"Address to the Citizens of Rhode Island who are denied the Right of Suffrage," 32
Algerine Act, 69-71; enforcement of, 77, 97; People-s Government repeals, 76-77, 104; suspension of, 81
Algerine Constitution, 98-99, 134, 175; content, 102; legitimacy, 104, 135; in election of 1843, 130; in Luther cases, 157, 175
Algerine Convention, 98
Algerine Court, 105-6
Allen, Bradford, 79
Allen, William, 74, 128-29
American Anti-Slavery Society, 22
Ames, William, 39
Amnesty, 100, 195-96
Anthony, Burrington, 92
Anthony, Henry B., 77-78, 97, 185-86, 188
Anti-Masons, 17, 20
Atwell, Samuel Y., 39, 55-56; and Algerine Act, 47; political work of, 60, 64, 66, 69; and stolen letter, 75; goals in 1843, 100; legal work of, 104, 145-48
Bankhead, James, 132
Barron v. Baltimore, 158
Benton, Thomas Hart, 129
Blacks, 43-44. See also Abolitionism; Slavery
Blair, Francis, 155
Blodgett, William P., 96
Board of Councillors, 77
Borden, Luther M., 12. See alsoLuther v. Borden
Brown, John A., 18, 30, 97; in Washington, 72, 78-79, 128 Brown University, 44
Bryant, William Cullen, 26
Buchanan, James, 32, 203
"Buckshot War," 121
Burges, Walter S., 77, 94, 97, 104
Burgh, James, 117
Burke, Edmund, 129-35; advises Dorr, 88-89; on Luther cases, 171-73
Calhoun, John C., 75, 128-29, 137, 189
Carpenter, Thomas F., 64, 76
Cass, Lewis, 173
Causin, John A., 133-34, 189
Charles II (king of England), 13
Chepachet, R.I.: as Dorr's headquarters, 92-96; People's Government at, 99, 130; martial law at, 150
Child, John T., 12
Civil War, U.S., 3, 8, 35, 203-4
Clay, Henry, 116-18
Clifford, Nathan, 155, 168, 170
Congdon, Charles Tabor, 15, 39-40, 88; political writing of, 30, 47-49, 54, 65, 76; warns of war, 88
Congress, U.S., 26, 40, 51, 55, 65-66, 126-27; Dorr's view of, 74-75; Dorr's appeal to, 99-100; and the Dorr War, 109, 114, 121, 124, 128-29; Suffragist appeal to, 128, 130; Burke's Report in, 134-38; in Luther cases, 176-77

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents ix
  • Preface xi
  • Prologue - THE BARRICADES 1
  • Part I - THE TRIAL 9
  • 2 - REFORM 32
  • 3 - PEACEABLE REVOLUTION 60
  • 4 - SUPPRESSION 84
  • Part II- THE TESTING 112
  • 6 - THE CONGRESS 126
  • 7 - THE JUDICIARY 141
  • 8 - THE SUPREME COURT 169
  • Epilogue - THE "PRECEDENT OF 1842" 193
  • Notes 207
  • BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY 235
  • Index 245
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