By Trish Okamoto
By A. Stevens
This booklet is a duplicate of the unique booklet released in 1848 and should have a few imperfections similar to marks or hand-written notes.
By Robert Shogan
By Verplanck,Gulian C. (Gulian Crommelin)
By Warren County Historical Society
By Gary Clayton Anderson,Alan R. Woolworth
Praise for via Dakota Eyes:
"For somebody attracted to Minnesota historical past, Native-American historical past, and Civil conflict historical past during this forgotten theater of operations. via Dakota Eyes is an absolute needs to learn. . . . an incredibly well-balanced and interesting e-book that would take it truly is position on the vanguard of Indian Historiography."—Civil warfare News
"An vital examine how the political dynamic of Minnesota's southern Dakota tribes erupted right into a short, futile blood tub. it's also an important checklist of the demise music of the Dakota's conventional, nomadic manner of life."—Minnesota Daily
"An appreciation for the range and complexity of Dakota tradition and politics emerges from via Dakota Eyes. . . . captures a number of the human drama, tragedy, and confusion which should have absolutely characterised all American frontier wars."—American Indian Quarterly
By Paul B. Moyer
Amid political innovation and social transformation, progressive the US used to be additionally fertile flooring for non secular upheaval, as self-proclaimed visionaries and prophets proven new non secular sects during the rising kingdom. one of the such a lot influential and arguable of those figures was once Jemima Wilkinson. Born in 1752 and raised in a Quaker loved ones in Cumberland, Rhode Island, Wilkinson started her ministry dramatically in 1776 while, in the middle of an ailment, she introduced her personal demise and reincarnation because the Public common buddy, a heaven-sent prophet who used to be neither girl nor male. In The Public common Friend, Paul B. Moyer tells the tale of Wilkinson and her notable church, the Society of common Friends.
Wilkinson's message used to be an easy one: humankind stood on the point of the Apocalypse, yet salvation used to be to be had to all who authorized God's grace and the authority of his prophet: the general public common good friend. Wilkinson preached extensively in southern New England and Pennsylvania, attracted enormous quantities of committed fans, shaped them right into a non secular sect, and, by means of the overdue 1780s, had led her converts to the backcountry of the newly shaped usa, the place they validated a spiritual group close to present-day Penn Yan, big apple. Even this distant spot didn't supply a secure haven for Wilkinson and her fans as they awaited the Millennium. Disputes from inside and with out dogged the sect, and lots of disciples drifted away or grew to become opposed to the good friend. After Wilkinson’s "second" and ultimate dying in 1819, the Society speedily fell into decline and, by way of the mid-nineteenth century, ceased to exist. The prophet’s ministry spanned the yank Revolution and formed the nation’s spiritual panorama through the unquiet interlude among the 1st and moment nice Awakenings.
The lifetime of the general public common buddy and the Friend’s church supply very important insights approximately adjustments to spiritual lifestyles, gender, and society in this formative interval. The Public common Friend is an elegantly written and entire heritage of a massive and too little identified determine within the non secular panorama of early America.
By Theresa Jach,Jim Willett
By Gerald Carpenter,June Justice Crawford