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Drew, Revd Thomas (1800–70)

Edited by S. J. Connolly.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 93 words.

(1800–70),

Church of Ireland clergyman and sectarian rabble‐rouser. Appointed to Christ Church, Belfast, in 1833, Drew

Garvagh, ‘battle of’ (26 July 1813)

Edited by S. J. Connolly.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 47 words.

(26 July 1813),

sectarian affray. Following earlier clashes in March and June, Protestants gathered for the fair at

Anti-Catholic Movement.

Lawrence J. McCaffrey.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 484 words.

Inherited from British sectarianism, anti-Catholicism became the core ingredient in the American nativist movement. Like English, Scottish, Welsh, and

National Schools Society

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 105 words.

Because of the success of Joseph *Lancaster in establishing non‐sectarian schools, leading to the founding of the *British and Foreign School Society...

Northern Ireland Labour Party

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 104 words.

Founded in 1924, as a socialist alternative to the largely sectarian politics of Ulster. It strove to remain neutral on the partition question, but in ...

Country Women's Association

Helen Doyle.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 195 words.

is a non-profit, non-sectarian, community-based women's organisation, established largely through the efforts of Grace Emily Munro (1879–1964). Following

Young Men's Christian Association

Helen Doyle.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 132 words.

is a Christian youth organisation that is non-racial, non-political, and non-sectarian. The YMCA was founded in London in 1844 by

National Schools Society

Peter Gordon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 211 words.

Because of the success of Joseph *Lancaster in establishing non-sectarian schools, leading to the founding of the *British and Foreign

Hanna, Hugh (1821–92)

R. F. G. Holmes.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 78 words.

(1821–92),

pugnacious Presbyterian minister and Orangeman whose open‐air preaching allegedly contributed to sectarian riots in Belfast. Ordained for

Mennonites and Amish

James C. Juhnke.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 596 words.

religious bodies that originated in the Anabaptist wing of the sixteenth-century Protestant Reformation and were forced by persecution into sectarian

Into the Abyss

Frederic M. Wehrey.

in Sectarian Politics in the Gulf

December 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 10568 words.

This chapter examines the 2011 Pearl Roundabout uprising in Bahrain and its aftermath. The Pearl Roundabout uprising, sparked by revolts in Tunis and Cairo, was a watershed in Bahrain's...

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“A Very Old Thing”

in The Culture of Sectarianism

July 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 8519 words.

This chapter focuses on how a knowledge of sectarianism as antimodern was produced—how and why the violence of modern sectarianism in Mount Lebanon was relegated to the domain of tribal...

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Anti-Catholic Movement.

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

Inherited from British sectarianism, anti-Catholicism became the core ingredient in the American nativist movement. Like English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish Protestants, many...

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Baptists and African Americans

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No faith has been more closely associated with the African American community historically than the Baptist Church. In the colonial period sectarian Baptists were some of the first...

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battle of Diamond

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(21 Sept. 1795),

a sectarian affray taking its name from a crossroads near Loughgall, Co. Armagh. Protestants occupying a strong hilltop position beat off a large force of...

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Garvagh, ‘battle of’

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(26 July 1813),

sectarian affray. Following earlier clashes in March and June, Protestants gathered for the fair at Garvagh, Co. Londonderry, fired on a large party of attacking...

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Kildare Place Society

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

The society for promoting the education of the poor in Ireland (commonly known as the Kildare Place Society) was founded in 1811, pledged to avoid sectarian distinctions. It was given ...

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Party Processions Act

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(1850),

the most controversial of a series of measures designed to outlaw provocative sectarian meetings and parades, passed in the aftermath of the bloody confrontation at Dolly's...

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Peep of Day Boys

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

First noted by Arthur Young (c.1779) in the context of agrarian protest, but best known as the Protestant party in the sectarian conflict that developed in Co. Armagh from c.1784. ...

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Revd Thomas Drew

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(1800–70),

Church of Ireland clergyman and sectarian rabble‐rouser. Appointed to Christ Church, Belfast, in 1833, Drew proved to be a zealous and committed pastor, promoting...

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