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Author Duncan, Jason K

Title Citizens or Papists? : the politics of anti-Catholicism in New York, 1685-1821 / Jason K. Duncan
Edition 1st ed
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 253 pages)
Series Hudson Valley heritage series, 1534-1399 ; no. 3
Hudson Valley heritage series ; no. 3. 1534-1399
Contents "The hand of popery in this hellish conspiracy" : the legacy of Anti-Catholicism in Colonial New York -- "The encouragement popery had met with" : Catholics and religious liberty in Revolutionary New York -- "No foreign ecclesiastical authority" : Catholics and Republican citizenship -- "Federalists and tories carrying everything with a high hand" : Catholics and the politics of the 1790s -- "In all countries such distinctions are odious : in none more so than this" : political equality in the early republic -- "A middle party?" : Catholics and Republican Nationalism -- "The great chain of national union" : Catholics and the Republican triumph -- Conclusion -- "A most Democratic and Republican class
Summary Based on rare archival sources, this book chronicles anti-Catholic feeling in New York in the pre-Revolutionary and early national periods. Colonial New York, despite its reputation for pluralism and tolerance, was also marked by severe restrictions on religious and political liberty for Catholics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-243) and index
Notes English
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Subject Catholic Church -- New York (State) -- History
Catholic Church.
Anti-Catholicism -- New York (State) -- History
Christianity and politics -- New York (State)
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
HISTORY -- United States -- Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Christianity and politics.
New York (State) -- Church history
New York (State)
Genre/Form Church history
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005016811
ISBN 1423796438 (electronic bk.)
9781423796435 (electronic bk.)
9780823236930 (electronic bk.)
0823236935 (electronic bk.)
9780823247578 (electronic bk.)
0823247570 (electronic bk.)