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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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“Sectarian Nation”: Religious Diversity in Antebellum America

Curtis D. Johnson.

in OAH Magazine of History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 3494 words.

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Spencer, Peter (1782 - 1843), Sectarian Leader, Slave

Frank Towers.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History. 1171 words.

(b. c. 1782; d. 25 July 1843), the founder of African Union Methodism and a pioneer in

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

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

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

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

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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US War in Iraq since 2003

Timothy Andrews Sayle.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Diplomatic History. 8089 words.

In March 2003 US and coalition forces invaded Iraq. US forces withdrew in December 2008. Approximately 4,400 US troops were killed and 31,900 wounded during the initial invasion and the...

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The United States and the “Troubles” in Northern Ireland, 1967–1998

James Cooper.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: US History 1870-1900; US History since 1945; Diplomatic History. 9965 words.

The relationship between the United States and the island of Ireland combines nostalgic sentimentality and intervention in the sectarian conflict known as the “Troubles.” Irish migration to...

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