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American Catholics and the social question, 1865-1900

James Edmund Roohan

American Catholics and the social question, 1865-1900

by James Edmund Roohan

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church -- United States -- History.,
  • Church and social problems -- Catholic Church.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames Edmund Roohan.
    SeriesThe Irish-Americans
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1406.2 .R57 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination486 p. ;
    Number of Pages486
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4878601M
    ISBN 10040509356X
    LC Control Number76006364

      For the first time, Catholics placed sexual and reproductive ethics at the very centre of their social and political mission. They did so for two reasons. First, Catholics reasoned that control over the family, as a site of moral education and instruction, would ensure institutional survival in a world that seemed to be falling apart. Organization founded by W.E.B. Do Bois and others to advance black social and economic equality: Progress and Poverty: Henry George's best-selling book that advocated social reform through the imposition of a "single tax" on land: Comstock Law.

      As strange as it might sound to American Catholics today, however, the basic question of being both an American and a Catholic has been present in this nation from the outset. It is still asked today. A minority religion planted within a huge garden of Protestant dominations, Catholicism was continually challenged from its arrival in the colonies. Politics & Culture from a Catholic Perspective.

      But there is another really interesting criticism of a guy like Biden out there, and it touches upon this bigger question of where Irish Catholics fit in the American political landscape. This volume also contains a basic chronology of the most important historical events in American Catholicism and a selected list of books for further reading and research. I am indebted to my teachers Colman Barry, O.S.B., Gerald Fogarty, S.J., and Robert Handy in particular for introducing me to the study of the religious and specifically.


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American Catholics and the social question, New York: Arno Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Roohan, James Edmund. American Catholics and the social question, New York: Arno Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James Edmund Roohan.

: American Catholics and the Social Question, (The Irish-Americans) (): James Edmund Roohan: BooksCited by: 4. As in that book, so also in the present volume, I try to make the reader constantly aware of the dynamic interplay of "charity" or social service, labor association, and state action as the great propulsive influences in social reform.

As chiefly wage-earning immigrants, American Catholics displayed many radical tendencies on the industrial front. OCLC Number: Description: lv, pages 21 cm: Contents: Liberty and enlightenment not obstacles to Catholic growth / Archbishop John Hughes, --Catholics and America's providential mission / Orestes A.

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By the time of the American Revolution, 35, Catholics formed % of the million white population of the thirteen seaboard colonies. One of the signatories of the Declaration of Independence, Charles Carroll (), owner of sixty thousand acres of land, was a Catholic and was one of the richest men in the colonies.

Catholicism was integral to his career. In general, anti-Catholic attitudes began to wane in the aftermath of the American Revolution. However, anti-Catholicism found a new home in the nativist movement of the 19th century, spurred on by the arrival of German and Irish Catholic immigrants.

This led to occurrences such the burning of Catholic churches during the Philadelphia riots of. This work brings together in one place primary material dealing with the issue of American Catholics and slavery.

The anthology is organized in three parts. Each part is preceded by an introduction offering an overview of the section and each of the one hundred documents. Part I contains documents which established the Roman Catholic position on the morality of slave and slave-holding.

As the Catholic population in America increased during the nineteenth century, so did hostility against them. One of the bestselling books before the Civil War (surpassed only by the Bible and Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin) was a scathing attack on the Catholic Church, The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk ().

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materialism and conflicts of the new industrial society. growing prominence of women writers. While other resources focus on different aspects of the 19th century, such as the Civil War or immigration, this is the first truly comprehensive treatment to cover all aspects of 19th-century history including: population, politics and government, economy and work, society and culture, religion, social problems and reform, everyday life and foreign policy.

The Scarlet Letter was the first important novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne, one of the leading authors of nineteenth-century romanticism in American literature. Like many of his works, the novel is set in Puritan New England and examines guilt, sin, and evil as inherent human traits.

The main character, Hester Prynne, is condemned to wear a scarlet “A” (for “adultery”) on her chest. History Dept.

When America Hated Catholics. In the late 19th century, statesmen feared that Catholic immigrants were less than civilized (and less than white). CNA Staff, / am (CNA).- InFranz Salm-Reifferscheidt made a life-changing visit to Rome.

The retired Austrian businessman had an appointment with the Grand Chancellor of. Anti-Catholicism was widespread in the s; anti-Catholics, including the Ku Klux Klan, believed that Catholicism was incompatible with democracy and that parochial schools encouraged separatism and kept Catholics from becoming loyal Catholics responded to such prejudices by repeatedly asserting their rights as American citizens and by arguing that they, not the nativists (anti.

a complete and balanced presentation of the story of the American Catholic people. Father Crews writes with a pronounced pastoral sense and scholarly accuracy. The book will make a significant contribution to our knowledge and understanding of the Church.—James Hennessey, S.J., historian " a superb account of the American Catholic Reviews: 3.

Natural law, common law, natural rights, and localism—all so dear to the Founding—existed insimply put, because of the Catholic Church. Portrait of Charles Carroll by Michael Laty (d.

19 The Lord has seen and assessed her, he has showered down knowledge and intelligence, he has exalted the renown of those who possess her. 20 The root of wisdom is to fear the Lord, and her branches are long life.

22 The rage of the wicked cannot put him in the right, for the weight of his rage is his downfall. 23 A patient person puts up with things until the right time comes: but his. Social Darwinism - The Knights of Labor - This party wanted rights for workers; believed in eight hours of work, eight hours of rest, and eight hours do with what they please.

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The book fanned the flames of a rising anti-Catholic nativism that would lead to the creation of the Know-Nothing Party in the mid-nineteenth century, the popular American Patriotic Association (which claimed that an imminent Catholic uprising would overthrow America and result in the slaughter of all Protestants) in the late nineteenth century.

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