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Himmelheber, Peter. "St. George's Island Revisited." Chronicles of St. Mary's 46 (Winter 1998): 332-37.
Mason, Keith. "Localism, Evangelicalism, and Loyalism: The Sources of Oppression in the Revolutionary Chesapeake." Journal of Southern History 56 (February 1990): 23-54.
Risjord, Norman K. Chesapeake Politics 1781-1800. New York: Columbia University Press, 1978.
Annotation / Notes: This is a richly detailed study of the development of political parties in the three states - Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina - which comprise the Chesapeake region. Using cluster-bloc analysis where possible, especially for Maryland, and more traditional sources where the roll-calls are too scarce, this study focuses on the growth of partisanship in the state legislatures. Sharing the post-war problems of debt, depression, social unrest, as well as reacting to national issues, such as the structure of the central government, western lands, the location of the capital, neutrality, the Jay Treaty, the Quasi-War with France, the Alien and Sedition Acts, as well as other issues, each state responded with subtle differences. Overall, however, these experiences strengthened party identification and organization, so that by the election of 1800 a major party competition existed.
Jensen, Joan M. "'You May Depend She Does Not Eat Much Idle Bread': Mid-Atlantic Farm Women and Their Historians." Agricultural History 61 (1987): 29-46.
Leone, Mark P., and Gladys-Marie Fry. "Conjuring in the Big House Kitchen: an Interpretation of African American Belief Systems Based on the Uses of Archaeology and Folklore Sources." Journal of American Folklore 112 (no. 445, 1999):372-403.
Morawska, Ewa. Insecure Prosperity: Small-Town Jews in Industrial America, 1890-1940. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996.
Sawyer, Jeffrey K. "'Benefit of Clergy' in Maryland and Virginia." American Journal of Legal History 34 (January 1990): 49-68.
Allen, W. Loyd. You are a Great People: Maryland/Delaware Baptists, 1742-1798. Franklin, TN: Providence House, 2000.
Butterfield, Kevin. "Puritans and Religious Strife in the Early Chesapeake." Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 109 (no. 1, 2002): 5-36.
Long, Kimberly Barcken. "Methodist Worship on the Delmarva Peninsula, 1800-1850: As Witnessed in the Life and Work of Joshua Thomas, 'Parson of the Islands'." Methodist History, 40 (no. 2, 2002): 85-98.
Murphy, Kathleen S. "Prodigies and Portents: Providentialism in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake." Maryland Historical Magazine, 97 (Winter 2002): 396-421.
Wallace, Adam. My Business was to Fight the Devil: Recollections of Rev. Adam Wallace, Peninsula Circuit Rider, 1847-1865. Acton, MA: Tapestry, 1998.
Goetz, Rebecca Anne. From Potential Christians to Hereditary Heathens: Religion and Race in the Early Chesapeake, 1590-1740. Ph.D. diss., Harvard University, 2006.
Bird, Donald L. "Early Methodism in the Chesapeake Region." Fides et Historia, 21 (October 1989): 38-48.
Wiliams, William Henry. The Garden of American Methodism: The Delmarva Peninsula, 1769-1820. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 1984.
Lucas, Michael T. "Empowered Objects: Material Expressions of Spiritual Believers in the Colonial Chesapeake Region." Historical Archaeology, 48 (no. 3, 2014): 106-24.