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'The Indians of every denomination were free, and independent of us’: White Southern Explorations of Indigenous Slavery, Freedom, and Society, 1772-1830 (2016)
Journal Article
Ray, K. (2016). 'The Indians of every denomination were free, and independent of us’: White Southern Explorations of Indigenous Slavery, Freedom, and Society, 1772-1830. American Nineteenth Century History, 17(2), 139-159. https://doi.org/10.1080/14664658.2016.1215019

In arguing against Indian slavery, plaintiff’s attorneys in the 1772 Virginia General Court case Robin v Hardaway faced a dilemma: how could they condemn enslavement while mollifying public conviction that Indigenous “savagery” made them dangerous to... Read More about 'The Indians of every denomination were free, and independent of us’: White Southern Explorations of Indigenous Slavery, Freedom, and Society, 1772-1830.

The Republicans are the Nation? Thomas Jefferson, William Duane, and the Evolution of the Republican Coalition, 1809 -1815, (2013)
Journal Article
Ray, K. (2013). The Republicans are the Nation? Thomas Jefferson, William Duane, and the Evolution of the Republican Coalition, 1809 -1815,. American Nineteenth Century History, 14(3), 283-304. https://doi.org/10.1080/14664658.2013.849532

This essay explores Thomas Jefferson's early retirement political activity and binary vision of Federalism/Republicanism within the context of the broader political economic forces of the early nineteenth century. It shows that his notions of unity a... Read More about The Republicans are the Nation? Thomas Jefferson, William Duane, and the Evolution of the Republican Coalition, 1809 -1815,.