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Christopher Young

Associate Professor of History

Hawthorn Hall 211

Publications

    • “Barnet Hodes’s Quest to Remember Haym Salomon, the Almost Forgotten Jewish Patriot of the American Revolution,” American Jewish Archives Journal.  (December 2011)
    • “The ‘Goddard Broadside’: Mary K. Goddard’s Printing of the Declaration of Independence,” Newsletter of the Maryland Historical Society (forthcoming, 2011)
    • “Connecting the President to the People: Washington’s Neutrality, Genet’s Challenge, and Hamilton’s Fight For Public Support,” Journal of the Early Republic 31, no. 3 (Fall 2011), 435-466. Read online.
    • “The Gentle Power of Opinion: The Federalist Campaign against the Massachusetts Constitutional Society,” Journal of the North Carolina Association of Historians 19 (April 2011), 12-51
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    • “Proclamations and the Founding Father Presidents, 1789-1825,” Federal History 3 (January 2011), 80-90. Read online.
    • “An American Founder’s Dream: Using Benjamin Rush’s Subconscious as an Introduction to the
      Study of History,” Teaching History: A Journal of Methods (Forthcoming, Spring 2009)

    • "`When Fans Wanted to Rock, the Baseball Stopped': Sports, Promotions, and the Demolition of
      Disco on Chicago's South Side," Baseball Research Journal(2009)
    • “John Hancock,” Milestone Documents of American Leaders (Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press,
      Forthcoming, April 2009)

    • “French Revolution, Effects on United States,” Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History Vol. 2
      (Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, forthcoming)

    • “Two founders died on nation's 50th birthday,” The Times of Northwest Indiana, July 4, 2008.

    • "Declaration of Independence guided Lincoln," (Online version: "What Honest Abe honestly
      thought of the Declaration of Independence") The Times of Northwest Indiana, July 4, 2007.

    • "Charles Carroll," Encyclopedia of the American Revolutionary War: A Political, Social, and Military History
      eds. Gregory Fremont-Barnes and Richard A. Ryerson (ABC-CLIO, 2006)

    • "Fraunces' Tavern," Encyclopedia of the American Revolutionary War: A Political, Social, and
      Military History eds. Gregory Fremont-Barnes and Richard A. Ryerson (ABC-CLIO, 2006)

    • "Liberty Incident," Encyclopedia of the American Revolutionary War: A Political, Social, and
      Military History eds. Gregory Fremont-Barnes and Richard A. Ryerson (ABC-CLIO, 2006)

    • "St. Stanislaus Kostka: A Brief History of a Landmark Chicago Church," Illinois Heritage 8, no.
      4 (July/August 2005): 18-19.

    • "Love, humanity resonate in slavery's story," Journal-Courier (Jacksonville, Ill.) February 15,
      2004.

    • "Rites of Passage: Postal Petitioning as a Tool of Governance in the Age of Federalism," [with Richard R. John],
      The House and Senate in the 1790s: Petitioning, Lobbying, and
      Institutional Development, edited by Kenneth R. Bowling and Donald R. Kennon.
      Miami, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2002.

    • "'That Eye Is Now Dim and Closed For Ever': The Purported Image of Mary K. Goddard,"
      Maryland Historical Magazine, 96, no. 2 (Summer 2001): 221-225.

    • "Mary K. Goddard: A Classical Republican in a Revolutionary Age," Maryland Historical
      Magazine, 96, no. 1 (Spring 2001): 5-27.

      Book Reviews

    • The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre: The Untold Story of the Gangland Bloodbath that Brought Down Al

      Capone.  By William J. Helmer and Arthur J. Bilek.  Nashville: Cumberland House, 2004,

      paperback edition, 2006.  Illinois Heritage, 10, no. 1 (January-February 2007)

    • The Jay Treaty Debate, Public Opinion, and the Evolution of Early American Political Culture.

      By Todd Estes. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2006. The Register of the

      Kentucky Historical Society 104, no. 4 (Autumn 2006)

    • Labor, Loyalty, and Rebellion: Southwestern Illinois Coal Miners and World War I. By Carl R.

      Weinberg. Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press, 2005. Illinois Heritage,

      8, no. 6 (November-December 2005)

    • His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838-64, by Owen Lovejoy. Edited by William F.

      Moore and Jane Ann Moore. Foreword by Paul Simon. Urbana: University of Illinois

      Press, 2004. Illinois Heritage, 8, no. 2 (March-April 2005)

    • George Washington Reconsidered. Edited by Don Higginbotham. Charlottesville: University

      Press of Virginia, 2001. Maryland Historical Magazine, 96, no. 4 (Winter 2001)