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In Pennsylvania, many folk renderings of William Penn’s treaty with the Indians, including fireboards completed by Pennsylvania Quaker Edward Hicks (1780–1849), establish a mythological foundation for William Penn’s Holy Experiment. Sometimes called “The Peaceable Kingdom” by the artist, the scene includes animals and cherubic figures looking at the scene of the treaty in the background. ” The German-speaking settlers who came in large numbers to Pennsylvania beginning in 1683 were hardly united, since they came from several source areas stretching from Holland down to Switzerland.
Thus when Fletcher proclaimed the power of federal courts to protect legislated contracts from interference, it marked an expansion of the Contracts Clause. S. at 138). For Marshall and other Federalists, the Constitution was a support against the passions of legislatures. Subsequent cases, like Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819) and Ogden v. Saunders (1827) applied the Contracts Clause to prohibit legislative interference in state charters and bankruptcy. The Contracts Clause thus became an important vehicle for judges (particularly those of the Federalist and later Whig Parties) to protect property rights.
The second, bearing the impression of a serpent, had unpleasant implications for the biblically literal and was replaced in 1779. The green flag of John Houstoun McIntosh’s East Florida Republic of 1811 was equally easy to misunderstand, for it depicted a bayonet-carrying Patriot wearing a tricolor hat with his pigtail flying behind his head. When the wind reversed, so did the pigtail, and the Patriot appeared to be retreating in haste. Read from any direction, the Stars and Stripes meant Union and freedom as well.