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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

TASCHEREAU, Elzéar-Alexandre

TASCHEREAU, Elzéar-Alexandre (1820–1898)   Reference library

John R. Shook

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...sur le mémoire de 1883 concernant la division du diocèse des Trois - Rivières et réponse de l’évêque de Trois - Rivières à ces remarques (Québec, 1884). Other Relevant Works “ Histoire du séminaire des missions étrangères de Québec, ” Le Canada français (Québec) second series 20 (1932–33): 628–34. Further Reading Canad Encyc , Dict Canad Bio Auclair, Elie-J. “Cardinal Elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau (1820–1898),” in Figures canadiennes, Première série (Montréal, 1933), 22–30. Gosselin, David . “ Le Cardinal Taschereau (1820–1898) ,” La Semaine religieuse...

BATES, Joshua

BATES, Joshua (1776–1854)   Reference library

John R. Shook

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...Joshua ( 1776–1854 ) Joshua Bates was born on 20 March 1776 in Cohasset, Massachusetts. He went to Harvard College in 1797 , where Joseph WILLARD was President, entering with the sophomore class and graduating with the BA degree in 1800 as the class valedictorian. He taught at Phillips Academy in Andover during 1800–01 and he also studied theology with Reverend Jonathan French , the minister of South Church in Andover. Bates was ordained in 1803 and became the minister of the First Congregational Church in Dedham, Massachusetts. During this...

BLACKWELL, Antoinette Louisa Brown

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Cicily Corbett

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...Antoinette Louisa Brown ( 1825–1921 ) Antoinette Louisa Brown was born on 20 May 1825 in Henrietta, New York. In 1856 she married Samuel Blackwell , who backed Antoinette wholeheartedly, helping to raise their children so that she could work part-time and write. She died on 5 November 1921 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Exposed by her family to the Protestant revivals of the age and religiously precocious, she was made a member of her Congregational church at age nine. She graduated from Oberlin College’s non-degree-granting Ladies Department in ...

CHASE, Philander

CHASE, Philander (1775–1852)   Reference library

John R. Shook

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...a few miles northwest of Peoria. Chase was a strong conservative force in the Episcopal church. He resisted any trends leaning towards traditions resembling the Catholic church on the one hand, and any novel practices arising from revivalist evangelism on the other. Chase died on 20 September 1852 in Jubilee, Illinois. Bibliography A Plea for the West: An appeal on behalf of Religion and Learning (Philadelphia, 1826). Defence of Kenyon College (Columbus, Ohio, 1831). Bishop Chase’s address delivered before the convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church ...

ESSON, Henry

ESSON, Henry (1793–1853)   Reference library

Charles A. Hobbs and John R. Shook

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...by Law Established (Montréal, 1844). Substance of an Address Explanatory and Apologetic, in Reference to the Late Disruption of the Synod of Canada, in Connexion with the Established Church of Scotland, Delivered to the Congregation of Saint Gabriel Street Church, on Tuesday, the 20 th of July, 1844 (Montréal, 1844). Statement Relative to the Educational System of Knox College, Toronto; with Suggestions for its Extension and Improvement (Toronto, 1848). A Plain and Popular Exposition of the Principles of Voluntaryism (Toronto, 1849). Other Relevant Works...

FITCH, Ebenezer

FITCH, Ebenezer (1756–1833)   Reference library

John R. Shook

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...the pursuit and improvement of the young; in a discourse, addressed to the candidates for the baccalaureate, in Williams College (Pittsfield, Mass., 1799). A Sermon delivered before the Missionary Society of Berkshire and Columbia at their annual meeting in Hudson, N.Y., September 20, 1814 (Stockbridge, Mass., 1814). Other Relevant Works Fitch’s papers are at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts . The Art of Writing reduced to a plain and easy system, on a plan entirely new (Worcester, Mass., 1809). Further Reading Appleton’s Cycl Amer Bio, Nat...

MILLEDOLER, Philip

MILLEDOLER, Philip (1775–1852)   Reference library

John R. Shook

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...by appointment of the General Synod of the Reformed Dutch Church in the United States of America, in the church at Hackensack, N.J. (New York, 1824). Address delivered to the graduates of Rutgers College, at commencement held in the Reformed Dutch Church, New Brunswick, N.J., July 20, 1831 (New York, 1831). Dissertation on Incestuous Marriage (New York, 1843). Other Relevant Works Milledoler’s papers are in the New York Historical Society in New York City . Further Reading Amer Nat Bio, Appleton’s Cycl Amer Bio, Dict Amer Bio, Nat Cycl Amer Bio, WWWHV...

MOORE, Zephaniah Swift

MOORE, Zephaniah Swift (1770–1823)   Reference library

John R. Shook

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...Zephaniah Swift ( 1770–1823 ) Zephaniah Swift Moore was the second President of Williams College and the first President of Amherst College. He was born in Palmer, Massachusetts on 20 November 1770 . When he was eight years old, the family moved to Wilmington, Vermont. Moore was sent to Bennington for his schooling at Clio Hall, the recently-founded preparatory academy. He then attended Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, where John WHEELOCK was President and taught most of the classes. After graduating with the BA degree in 1793 , Moore began...

TEN BROOK, Andrew

TEN BROOK, Andrew (1814–1899)   Reference library

John R. Shook

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...World Growing Better? ” The Baptist Quarterly (Philadelphia) 11.3 (1 July 1877): 275–95. “Our German Immigrations,” Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society Collections and Researches , vol. 26 (Lansing, Mich., 1896), 241–55. “ Religion and the State, ” The Watchman (Boston) 85.20 (14 May 1903): 12. Other Relevant Works Ten Brook’s papers are at the University of Michigan . Trans. History of the Thirty Years’ War , 2 vols., by Antonin Gindely (New York, 1883–84). Further Reading Barnard, F. A. American Biographical History of Eminent and Self-made Men,...

DAWSON, William

DAWSON, William (1704–1752)   Reference library

Karen D. Hoffman

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...of Moral Philosophy, he taught rhetoric, logic, intellectual philosophy, ethics, natural and civil law, and politics. Dawson was awarded a Doctor of Divinity degree from Oxford in absentia in 1747 after Governor Gooch campaigned for him to receive that honor. Dawson died on 20 July 1752 in Williamsburg due to a violent fever. Dawson’s letters reveal his dedication to promoting educational excellence at William and Mary by means of the construction of new buildings, the hiring of exceptionally qualified faculty, and the acquisition of books for the...

BEASLEY, Frederick

BEASLEY, Frederick (1777–1845)   Reference library

John R. Shook

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...after he left the University. Tempted onto rationalist grounds, in 1825 he attempted an a priori argument for God, claiming that a necessary and eternal being must be an omniscient mind. After receiving Beasley’s tract, U.S. President James MADISON wrote to Beasley on 20 November 1825 with his own view that reasoning from the evidences of natural world to its divine cause is more satisfactory to the limited human mind than purely abstract reasoning. Beasley responded to William Ellery CHANNING ’s Unitarianism with a defense of Trinitarianism in ...

BUCHANAN, Joseph

BUCHANAN, Joseph (1785–1829)   Reference library

Cornelis de Waal

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...Kentucky, 1848), 559–60. Riley, I. Woodbridge . American Philosophy: The Early Schools (New York, 1907), 373–96. Sonne, N. H. Liberal Kentucky: 1780–1828 (New York, 1939). Verhave, Thom . “ Joseph Buchanan (1785–1829) and the ‘Law of Exercise’ ,” Psychological Reports 20 (1967): 127–33. Cornelis de...

CARY, Mary Ann Shadd

CARY, Mary Ann Shadd (1823–1893)   Reference library

Shamina Sneed

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...in Howard Law School. By then a widow, in 1869 , she and Lemma Barkaloo were the first women to enroll in law school, with Mary Ann being the first black woman to do so. This was Howard’s first class of students and also included Mary Ann ’s brother, Abraham , who was 20 years her junior. It took her fourteen years to complete her studies. Although it is unclear if she actually practiced as an attorney, Mary Ann used her legal education and orchestrated the Colored Women ’s Progressive Franchise Association devoted to economic opportunity and...

CHAMPLIN, James Tift

CHAMPLIN, James Tift (1811–1882)   Reference library

John R. Shook

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... (Boston, 1843; 2nd edn 1847). Ed. Select Popular Orations of Demosthenes (Boston, 1848; 2nd edn 1855). A Concise Practical Grammar of the English Language (New York, 1850). “ Bishop Butler ,” Christian Review 19 (July 1854): 391–407. “ Hume’s Philosophy ,” Christian Review 20 (April 1855): 219–40. Ed. Bishop Butler’s Ethical Discourses, and Essay on Virtue. Arranged as a treatise on Moral Philosophy (Boston, 1859). Ed. Bishop Butler’s Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and Course of Nature (Boston, 1860). “ Psychology ,”...

DICKSON, John Augustus

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...to cooperate in a city plan to revive the College of Charleston, which had not been regularly functioning since 1811 . Jasper Adams was recruited to be President and the college reopened in 1824 with Dickson on the faculty as Professor of Moral Philosophy and Languages. On 20 March 1825 , Dickson was ordained into the ministry by the Charleston Union Presbytery; however, he was unable to accept a pastorate due to an illness causing weakness in his lungs. He resigned from the College of Charleston in 1828 . Dickson began his career as a physician after...

DOUGLASS, Frederick

DOUGLASS, Frederick (1818–1895)   Reference library

Donald L. Brown

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...to demonstrate their patriotism and manhood, winning equality as well as ending slavery. After the Civil War, Douglass was appointed to administrative posts, including U.S. Marshal for the District of Columbia ( 1877–81 ) and U.S. Minister to Haiti ( 1889–91 ). Douglass died on 20 February 1895 in Washington, D.C. Many consider Frederick Douglass as the most influential African American of the nineteenth century. Douglass understood that the struggle for emancipation and equality demanded forceful, persistent, and unyielding agitation. And he recognized...

HAMMON, Jupiter

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Maurice Hamington

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...A. “ The African-American Poet, Jupiter Hammon: A Home-born Slave and his Classical Name ,” International Journal of the Classical Tradition 7 (2001): 515–22. Nydam, Arlen . “ Numerological Tradition in the Works of Jupiter Hammon ,” African American Review 40 (2006): 207–20. O’Neale, Sondra A. Jupiter Hammon and the Biblical Beginnings of African-American Literature (Metuchen, N.J., 1993). Richards, Phillip M. “ Nationalist Themes in the Preaching of Jupiter Hammon ,” American Literature 25 (1990): 123–28. Wegelin, Oscar . Jupiter Hammon:...

JUNKIN, George

JUNKIN, George (1790–1868)   Reference library

John R. Shook

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...Fallacies ( 1862 ) he constructed a sustained refutation of the Confederate justifications for secession of the sort advanced by John C. CALHOUN . Other lecturing and publishing efforts kept him busy almost until his last days. He died at the home of his son in Philadelphia on 20 May 1868 . Bibliography The Integrity of our National Union vs. Abolitionism. An argument from the Bible, in proof of the position that believing masters ought to be honored and obeyed by their own servants, and tolerated in, not excommunicated from, the church of God (Cincinnati,...

MESSER, Asa

MESSER, Asa (1769–1836)   Reference library

John R. Shook

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... Joseph Butler ’s Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed ( 1736 , Boston edn 1793 ) and Samuel Clarke ’s A Demonstration of the Being and Attributes of God (10th edn 1766 ) appeared on the curriculum, perhaps because they capably opposed the growing deism of the 1810s and 20s. For politics, Messer taught Emmerich de Vattel ’s The Law of Nations ( 1811 edn), and Jean-Baptiste Say ’s A Treatise on Political Economy (trans. 1821 ) may also have been used. Messer took strong political stands favoring Federalism and enforcement of religion against...

MILES, James Warley

MILES, James Warley (1818–1875)   Reference library

Michael D. Royster

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...Theology in Southern Culture, 1795–1865 (Durham, N.C., 1978). La Borde, Maximilian . History of South Carolina College (Columbia, S.C., 1859). Longton, William H. “ The Carolina Ideal World: Natural Science and Social Thought in Ante Bellum South Carolina ,” Civil War History 20 (June 1974): 118–34. Luker, Ralph . A Southern Traditional Theology and Social Criticism, 1830–1930: The Religious Liberalism and Social Conservatism of James Warley Miles, William Porcher Dubose, and Edgar Garner Murphy (Lewiston, N.Y., 1984). O’Brien, Michael , ed. All Clever...

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