By Maxine Lurie (ed.)
A brand new Jersey vintage involves existence once again, and it truly is greater than ever . . . "This first-class choice of essays covers the sweep of latest Jersey background from the colonial, proprietary period to the new politics of Mount Laurel. It brings jointly many of the best writing at the kingdom, and increases questions appropriate to significant issues in American heritage extra ordinarily. Maxine N. Lurie has supplied a very good introductory essay to contextualize every bit within the assortment, and every essay additionally comes with feedback for extra studying at the topic." -Paul G. E. Clemens, heritage division, Rutgers college compliment for the earlier variation . . . "An completely magnificent assortment in each point, this covers all the chronological and topical bases with impressive comprehensiveness. Contributions are usually not merely applicable to the aim of the ebook; they've got the extra advantage of being very major items of scholarship all alone, not just within the heritage of latest Jersey yet in American background commonly. . . . Lurie's illuminating headnotes for every article, which come with not just intelligent interpretive insights but in addition bibliographical references, set this e-book considerably apart." -Douglas Greenberg, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers collage MAXINE N. LURIE is a professor of historical past at Seton corridor college. She is the writer of a couple of articles and publication chapters on early American and New Jersey historical past, the editor of the 1st version of this anthology, and the coeditor of the Encyclopedia of latest Jersey and Mapping New Jersey (all Rutgers collage Press).
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2001). 47. Foner, Reconstruction; Larry A. Greene, “The Emancipation Proclamation in New Jersey and the Paranoid Style,” NJH 91 (1973): 108–124; Jonathan Lurie, “Mr. Justice Bradley: A Reassessment,” Seton Hall Law Review 16 (1986): 342–378; Leslie H. , “Northern Prejudice and Negro Suffrage, 1865–1870,” Journal of Negro History 39 (1954): 8–26. 48. John F. , 1988); Sackett, Modern Battles of Trenton; Richard A. Hogarty, Leon Abbett’s New Jersey: The Emergence of the Modern Governor (Philadelphia, 2001).
1962). 28 / Maxine N. Lurie 14. , 1964). 15. His bad reputation has been challenged by Patricia U. , 1998). 16. , 1983). 17. Eugene R. , 1981); Michael C. , 1996); Colin Nicolson, The “Infamous Governor” Francis Bernard and the Origins of the American Revolution (Boston, 2001). 18. Thomas L. , 1999). 19. Milton J. , 1986); James Tanis, Dutch Calvinist Pietism in the Middle Colonies: A Study in the Life and Theology of Theodorus Jacobus Frelinghuysen (The Hague, 1967), 78–86; Randall Balmer, A Perfect Babel of Confusion: Dutch Religion and English Culture in the Middle Colonies (New York, 1989).
82 In 1945 New Jersey still had no statewide tax. To ﬁnance the new services provided in the years that followed, the government ultimately turned to sales and income taxes. New Jersey had never willingly taxed much and did not begin to do so without a political struggle even as late as the 1960s. Only after 1976, when the state supreme court closed the schools because ﬁnancing them solely through property taxes was held to be inherently unequal, did the legislature pass an income tax. A series of court cases, starting with Abbott v.
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