||Daniel Walker Howe is a fine
and historian of ideas.
From the end of the War of 1812 through the first railroads and telegraphs, the Mexican-American War which shifted America's center of gravity to the slaveowning south. Meanwhile, evangelism, temperance (anti-alcohol) and anti-slavery movements stirred up the country.
|If you haven't read it yet, maybe now is a good time, and guess what, it's a best-seller which means Amazon is discounting it big. Accept no substitutes (esp. from anybody named Beck).|
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Pendleton, SC. Publisher of Calhoun's Fort Hill Address.
Founded by Franklin's grandson, Benjamin Franklin Bache, who was joined by William Duane in 1796. Bache died in 1798 (he was arrested in July of that year under the Sedition act), leaving Duane to continue the paper until 1822.
Plattsburg, NY is about as far "upstate" as one can get; north of most of the Adirondacks, just across Lake Champlain from Flagg's home state of Vermont.
Edited by Solomon Southwick from 1819-23. (Source: DAB)
Portsmouth, NH. Took the side of the board of trustees (as did Daniel Webster) in the Dartmouth College case. Called Isaac Hill, of the New Hampshire Patriot, a "malicious reptile" who "probably never saw the inside of a college" (see 10/14/1815 - cited in Bartlett, Webster)
Edited and published by Zachariah Poulson, a Philadelphia native, from 1800 - 39
Started by Charles Hodge anti-New School professor of Princeton Theological Seminary. (source: Auto...Beecher, II, p96)
Copyright 1998 by Hal Morris, Secaucus, NJ
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