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antebellum

Dating before or existing before the US Civil War (1861–1865).
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McCord was a very popular figure in the ante-bellum South because of her essays on economic politics and in her role as an opponent to the Northerner feminist Margaret Fuller.
Large ante-bellum rice plantations utilized a characteristic control design that enabled them to be very.
She studied the Black woman of the ante-bellum period and learned "how to find and use primary sources and documents" (Walker, How I Wrote 13).
A common cause for misunderstanding the clash of cultures in ante-bellum America is a misinterpretation of the term "classical" when applied to education.
In the course of constructing her argument, Einhorn breaks new ground in our understanding of the colonial, revolutionary, and ante-bellum eras.
In this way, again, "An Ante-Bellum Sermon" can be seen as an intermediate poem between Dunbar's "high" poetry and the more apparently typical dialect poems.
He is the author of numerous books, including Emancipation Proclamation; The Militant South; The Free Negro in North Carolina; Reconstruction After the Civil War; A Southern Odyssey: Travelers in the Ante-bellum North; and From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans.
Finally, in placing the arabesque within the continuum of the history of the image of the Arab in ante-bellum American culture, I link the romancer's exploitation of a contemporary cultural anxiety to the aesthetic production of romance.
I had guessed as much when I saw the waiting-room photographs of his children dressed in full ante-bellum regalia.
In the first section of the book, "History and Literature in America," Carroll Smith-Rosenberg's well-known feminist essay on early American culture, "Domesticating Virtue: Coquettes and Revolutionaries in Young America" (1988), stands alone against a phalanx of dazzling recent examples of race and gender studies which are, however, rather similar in argument and approach: Laura Romero's essay "Vanishing Americans: Gender, Empire, and New Historicism" (1991), Laura Wexler's study of post ante-bellum photography, "Seeing Sentiment: Photography, Race, and the Innocent Eye" (2000), and Lauren Berlant's essay on diva citizenship, "The Queen of American Goes to Washington City: Harriet Jacobs, Frances Harper, Anita Hill" (1993).
If not an insecure laboring class, what did the California and national populations share in the ante-bellum years when the Chinese arrived?
It was clear that she could do anything with it, and what she did was create a nightmare version of ante-bellum gentility and slavery, a 'Gone With the Wind' set in Gomorrah.