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"Liberty to the Downtrodden"Thomas L. Kane, Romantic Reformer$
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Matthew J. Grow

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780300136104

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300136104.001.0001

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Raising Kane

Raising Kane

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(p.1) 1 Raising Kane
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"Liberty to the Downtrodden"
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Matthew J. Grow

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300136104.003.0002

This chapter examines the childhood of Thomas L. Kane. It explains that Kane was born in Philadelphia when the city was still an international hub of trade and discusses the enormous influence of Kane's father, John Knitzing Kane, over him. Kane's childhood gave him not only political connections, an upper-class education, and a genteel background, but also a commitment to the Democratic Party, an appreciation for religious diversity, and a romantic respect for those who stood against the crowd.

Keywords:   Thomas L. Kane, childhood, Philadelphia, John Knitzing Kane, political connections, upper-class education, Democratic Party, religious diversity

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