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Clearly, there is a similar evolution to gang development in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. ... The Doan gang worked regularly for the British Army as spies and supplied horses to the British Army. In the winter of 1781, ...

Author: Dale L. June

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781439871522

Category: Computers

Page: 382

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The problem of gangs and gang subculture is a growing threat to the stability of neighborhoods and entire communities. During the past two decades, gang members have increasingly migrated from large urban centers to suburban areas and other countries. This book addresses the intricacies and diversities of street gangs, drawing on the expertise of h
2015-09-25 By Dale L. June

... brought new power and responsibilities to the bench , was its judicial response to the Doan gang . The Doans and their associates harassed state officials and Whig personnel throughout the Revolution , and after .

Author: Gail Stuart Rowe

Publisher: University of Delaware Press

ISBN: 0874135265

Category: Political Science

Page: 382

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"This work is the first intensive, scholarly study of the early Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Moreover, it is the first investigation of an early American court from the perspective of broad developments within early society. As such it provides the first serious look at a judicial institution shaping the community within which it functioned and being shaped in turn by forces and developments within that society. The book traces the evolution of the personnel, proceedings, and language of the Pennsylvania high court from its founding in May 1684 to its restructuring under the judicial reforms of 1809." "Rowe thoroughly demonstrates an important change in the court's institutional focus during the American Revolution when the court exhibited both an enhanced interest in the outcome of government prosecutions and a greater concern for the rights of individuals facing criminal charges. The growth of the court's powers are traced as are its accomplishments over time, especially after 1778. Also demonstrated is the process by which the court challenged the executive and legislative branches for authority within the state. Accordingly, the work describes the court's move toward the exercise of judicial review prior to Marshall's landmark Marbury v. Madison (1803) ruling and the course by which the high bench came to be viewed by many as an aristocratic forum, a menace and a barrier to the growth of democracy in Pennsylvania. Rowe examines the steps taken by popular forces in the early nineteenth century to diminish the court's impact and influence, as well as the attempts to remove or intimidate the court's judges." "The importance of this work lies in its evaluation of the court's impact on early Pennsylvanians, white and nonwhite, free and unfree, male and female, young and old, rich and poor. Also documented are the changing role of the court in politics and the evolution of the court's personnel toward greater professionalism. Finally, this book carefully traces the mounting conflict centering on the court as its values and practices increasingly came into conflict with the democratic forces, aspirations, and developments within the state."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Soon after providing their assistance to the British army, the Doan Gang, led by Moses, raided nearby rebel farms and banks, sharing their loot with others who experienced the same pain as their family. Despite the Doans having a price ...

Author: Jennifer Rogers

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9781439666135

Category: Travel

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Bucks County was an original county in William Penn's newly formed Pennsylvania province and has carried the weight of history ever since. Industrial power in the region expanded in the late 1700s as Irish laborers sacrificed life and limb to construct a section of the Pennsylvania Canal and the Durham Furnace. In 1921, a gruesome train wreck claimed the lives of twenty-seven people, forever leaving its tragic mark on the busy rail lines emerging from Philadelphia. Raised a Quaker in Doylestown, James A. Michener went from local English teacher to Pulitzer Prize-winning author, leaving his philanthropic mark at the art museum named for him. Join author Jennifer Rogers as she recounts the lesser-known history of Bucks County.
2019-02-11 By Jennifer Rogers

DOAN GANG OF SPIES MAP 11 ➤ Doan grave site: Plumstead Friends Meeting House and Cemetery, 4914-A Pt. Pleasant Pike, Doylestown, Pennsylvania The Doan Gang was composed of brothers from a good Quaker family in Bucks County.

Author: H. Keith Melton

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

ISBN: 9781647120177

Category: Travel

Page: 280

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Throughout its history, Philadelphia has been home to international intrigue and some of America’s most celebrated spies. This illustrated guidebook reveals the places and people of Philadelphia’s hidden history, inviting the reader to explore over 150 spy sites in Philadelphia and its neighboring towns and counties.
2021-02-01 By H. Keith Melton

One Loyalist gang in particular had long been a burr beneath Washington's saddle. The Doan Gang, as it was known, consisted of five hulking brothers and a cousin reared in the loamy farmland of nearby Bucks County.

Author: Bob Drury

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

ISBN: 9781501152726

Category: History

Page: 448

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The #1 New York Times bestselling authors of The Heart of Everything That Is return with “a thorough, nuanced, and enthralling account” (The Wall Street Journal) about one of the most inspiring—and underappreciated—chapters in American history: the Continental Army’s six-month transformation in Valley Forge. In December 1777, some 12,000 members of America’s Continental Army stagger into a small Pennsylvania encampment near British-occupied Philadelphia. Their commander in chief, George Washington, is at the lowest ebb of his military career. Yet, somehow, Washington, with a dedicated coterie of advisers, sets out to breathe new life into his military force. Against all odds, they manage to turn a bobtail army of citizen soldiers into a professional fighting force that will change the world forever. Valley Forge is the story of how that metamorphosis occurred. Bestselling authors Bob Drury and Tom Clavin show us how this miracle was accomplished despite thousands of American soldiers succumbing to disease, starvation, and the elements. At the center of it all is George Washington as he fends off pernicious political conspiracies. The Valley Forge winter is his—and the revolution’s—last chance at redemption. And after six months in the camp, Washington fulfills his destiny, leading the Continental Army to a stunning victory in the Battle of Monmouth Court House. Valley Forge is the riveting true story of a nascent United States toppling an empire. Using new and rarely seen contemporaneous documents—and drawing on a cast of iconic characters and remarkable moments that capture the innovation and energy that led to the birth of our nation—Drury and Clavin provide a “gripping, panoramic account” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) of the definitive account of this seminal and previously undervalued moment in the battle for American independence.
2019-11-05 By Bob Drury

He erupted into the room and immediately set to wrestling with Moses Doan. Maybe Moses was tired from all the ... In any event, Moses Doan soon surrendered. ... That marked the end of the reign of terror and espionage of the Doan Gang.

Author: Scott Bruce

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781461747468

Category: History

Page: 144

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Snuggled in between the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers lies William Penn's "Holy Experiment." The birthing ground for religious freedom became the birthing ground of a new nation and so much more. This "Philadelphia Story" tells it all from the first paper mill to the Mummer's Parade to American Bandstand.
2008-04-15 By Scott Bruce

Some, almost forming a rebellious and loyalist gang led by the Doan family, were eventually subject to outlawry and hounded out of the country or to the gallows.39 There was a burst of trials following the withdrawal of the British from ...

Author: Peter Rushton

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350005303

Category: History

Page: 264

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This book examines internal political conflicts in the British Empire within the legal framework of treason and sedition. The threat of treason and rebellion pervaded the British Atlantic in the 17th and 18th centuries; Britain's control of its territories was continually threatened by rebellion and war, both at home and in North America. Even after American independence, Britain and its former colony continued to be fearful that opposition and revolution might follow the French example, and both took legal measures to control both speech and political action. This study places these conflicts within a political and legal framework of the laws of treason and sedition as they developed in the British Atlantic. The treason laws originated in the reign of Edward III, and were adapted and modified in the 16th and 17th centuries. They were exported to the colonies, where they underwent both adaptation and elaboration in application in the slave societies as well as those dominated by free settlers. Relationships with natives and European rivals in the Americas affected the definitions of treason in practice, and the divided loyalties of the American revolutionary war added further problems of defining loyalty and treachery. Treason and Rebellion in the British Atlantic, 1685-1800 offers a new study of treason and sedition in the period by placing them in a truly transatlantic perspective, making it a valuable study for those interested in the legal and political of Britain's empire and 18th-century revolutions.
2020-07-23 By Peter Rushton

Gang. A band of five brothers who lived in Plumstead (Bucks County), Pennsylvania, and turned to banditry and espionage on behalf ... McNealy, Terry A. The Doan Gang: The Remarkable History of America's Most Notorious Royalist Outlaws.

Author: Spencer C. Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781851097449

Category: History

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With more than 1,300 cross-referenced entries covering every aspect of the American Revolution, this definitive scholarly reference covers the causes, course, and consequences of the war and the political, social, and military origins of the nation. • Contains more than 1,300 A–Z entries on various political, social, and military topics connected with the American Revolution • Features contributions from more than 120 distinguished scholars and independent historians from a variety of disciplines • Introduces entries with essays on the war's underlying causes and the events that catalyzed its outbreak, a synopsis of the war, and an analysis of its long-term impact • Includes key documents relevant to the period, including Common Sense, the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, eyewitness battle accounts, speeches, and treaties • Supplements entries with hundreds of illustrations depicting colonial and Revolutionary America, plus dozens of maps depicting major geopolitical relationships, large-scale military operations, and individual battles on land and sea • Addresses all major Native American tribes involved in the conflict and their role in the war
2018-09-30 By Spencer C. Tucker

Hart , well aware that the Doan gang had often roped and horsewhipped those who tried to evade them , surrendered the key in order to save his life . The villains then raced up the street to the Treasury , and in a few minutes they were ...

Author: Alice Ford

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 081221675X

Category: Art

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America's most recognizable naive artist, Edward Hicks was virtually unknown in his own time. Alice Ford writes with sensitivity and creativity about this self-taught artist, his troubled relationship with his father and other Quaker elders, and his deep love for his children and grandchildren. Edward Hicks, Painter of the Peaceable Kingdom remains the most complete portrayal of the life of the painter, with invaluable information about dates and attributions for this important American artist. Ford makes extensive use of family correspondence and Hicks's own memoirs, giving readers a deeper understanding of this genius and his unparalleled place in American art and iconography.
1998 By Alice Ford

At the end of three hours , the gang of fifteen o twenty men made off with more than £ 650.66 In the next few years a number of the known members of the gang died violently . At least one was shot resisting arrest , and two were hanged ...

Author: John B. Frantz

Publisher: Penn State Press

ISBN: 0271042761

Category: History

Page: 306

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The story of the American Revolution in rural Pennsylvania.
2010-11-01 By John B. Frantz