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A Legacy Transformed: The Christiana Riot In Historical Memory, Anthony Rice Jan 2012

A Legacy Transformed: The Christiana Riot In Historical Memory, Anthony Rice

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The Coalition Of The Two Brothers : Caesar And Thomas Rodney And The Making Of The American Revolution In Delaware, Ann Decker Jan 2006

The Coalition Of The Two Brothers : Caesar And Thomas Rodney And The Making Of The American Revolution In Delaware, Ann Decker

Theses and Dissertations

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The Presidential Election Of 1864 In Northampton County, Pennsylvania : Continued Dominance Of The Democratic Party Despite Fervent Union Nationalism And Support For The Civil War, David W. Seiple Jan 1998

The Presidential Election Of 1864 In Northampton County, Pennsylvania : Continued Dominance Of The Democratic Party Despite Fervent Union Nationalism And Support For The Civil War, David W. Seiple

Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Philanthropic Life Of The Merchant And Humanitarian Nathan Straus, Mark David Cohn Jan 1993

The Philanthropic Life Of The Merchant And Humanitarian Nathan Straus, Mark David Cohn

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Military Aspects Of Northampton County In The African Revolution, Gerald Edward Colver Jan 1973

Military Aspects Of Northampton County In The African Revolution, Gerald Edward Colver

Theses and Dissertations

The close proximity of Northampton County to many of the major battles in the early years of the Revolutionary War had a direct effect on the contributions made by residents of the county throughout the war.


"Nothing But The Law Of The Land" Robert C. Grier: Jacksonian Unionist, Thomas Richard Kline Jan 1971

"Nothing But The Law Of The Land" Robert C. Grier: Jacksonian Unionist, Thomas Richard Kline

Theses and Dissertations

From 1846 to 1870 Robert Cooper Grier, a Pennsylvania Jacksonian Democrat, served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and Third Circuit Court Justice. In judicial opinions and decisions and in personal and polictical correspondence, he expressed an unyielding commitment to the preservation of the Union.


Churchburners And Irish: A Study Of The Philadelphia Riots Of May And July, 1844, Arthur E. Gans Jan 1970

Churchburners And Irish: A Study Of The Philadelphia Riots Of May And July, 1844, Arthur E. Gans

Theses and Dissertations

The 1840's witnessed the emergence of Philadelphia as a big city from the old provincial town. These changes raised political-legal, economic, ethnic and religious problems which interacted to form the background of one of the most violent outbreaks of rioting in the early history of this country.


Anthony Benezet Friend Of Mankind, Jean M. Stauffer Jan 1969

Anthony Benezet Friend Of Mankind, Jean M. Stauffer

Theses and Dissertations

Anthony Benezet, a convinced Quaker, vocation was teaching to which he brought an interest and vitality that should have left little time for other pursuits. Quite the contray, he brought equal enthusiasm to numerous projects. Pacifism, anti-slavery, and temperance received as much attention as school reform.


The Supreme Executive Council As An Arm Of Government In Pennsylvania: 1775-1790, Burton Holmes Jan 1967

The Supreme Executive Council As An Arm Of Government In Pennsylvania: 1775-1790, Burton Holmes

Theses and Dissertations

It is the purpose of this paper to investigate how well the Constitution's provisions concerning the Council worked in practice. Was the Council merely a group of automatons only working on legislation passed by the legislature? In the light of changes in the government due to changes of parties in power, could a Radical Council carry a conservative program with equanimity, and could a Conservative Council overcome the temptation to read newly passed legislation in a variety of ways to suit its own purposes?


Moravian Opposition To The Pennsylvania Test Acts, 1777 To 1789, Thomas C. Mchugh Jan 1965

Moravian Opposition To The Pennsylvania Test Acts, 1777 To 1789, Thomas C. Mchugh

Theses and Dissertations

The Unity of Brethren, Unitas Fratrum, or simply Brethren (Moravians) were a religious body of emigrants from Bohemia and Moravia seeking a new lease on life when they came to America in 1734. This aims to show why the Brethren, historically, have been opposed to war, to trace the development of the Brethren's position on war from the founding of the society in 1457 to 1789 when the church's attitude in America began to change, and to interpret the most significant changes that have taken place in the attitude of the majority groups toward the Brethren.


Thaddeus Stevens In Pennsylvania Politics, Herbert Newton Haas Jan 1964

Thaddeus Stevens In Pennsylvania Politics, Herbert Newton Haas

Theses and Dissertations

Consideration is given to 2 major controversial issues in Thaddeus Stevens' political life - Anti-masonry and Anti-slavery.