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A Review And Examination Of The Causes Of The Mexican War, 1846-1848, Arthur William Penn Dec 1991

A Review And Examination Of The Causes Of The Mexican War, 1846-1848, Arthur William Penn

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


The Emmigration Of The Soviet Jews To Israel, Mark Edward Crosslin Dec 1991

The Emmigration Of The Soviet Jews To Israel, Mark Edward Crosslin

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


Unification Of A Slave State: The Rise Of The Planter Class In The South Carolina Backcountry, 1760-1808, By Rachel N. Klein, Lacy K. Ford, Jr. Jul 1991

Unification Of A Slave State: The Rise Of The Planter Class In The South Carolina Backcountry, 1760-1808, By Rachel N. Klein, Lacy K. Ford, Jr.

Faculty Publications

A review of Unification of a Slave State: The Rise of the Planter Class in the South Carolina Backcountry, 1760-1808, by Rachel N. Klein


Longhunter, Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society Newsletter Volume 14, Number 2 & 3, Kentucky Library Research Collections Jul 1991

Longhunter, Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society Newsletter Volume 14, Number 2 & 3, Kentucky Library Research Collections

Longhunter, Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society Newsletter

No abstract provided.


The Death Of Markus Lopius: Fact Of Fantasy? First Documented Presence Of A Black Man In Oregon, August 16, 1788, Darrell Millner Jun 1991

The Death Of Markus Lopius: Fact Of Fantasy? First Documented Presence Of A Black Man In Oregon, August 16, 1788, Darrell Millner

Trotter Review

The introduction of the American presence in the early Pacific Northwest has traditionally been portrayed as an exclusively Caucasian endeavor. But with the recent emergence of ethnic studies as a legitimate academic discipline and the development of competent scholars from diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, the traditional perspectives on this period of exploration have been broadened and revised. One benefit of this new scholarship is the story of the first documented presence of a black man in the area known today as Oregon. Markus Lopius came to and died in Oregon in 1788.


Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture, By Charles Reagan Wilson And William Ferris, Lacy K. Ford, Jr. Apr 1991

Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture, By Charles Reagan Wilson And William Ferris, Lacy K. Ford, Jr.

Faculty Publications

A review of Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, by Charles Reagan Wilson and William Ferris


Longhunter, Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society Newsletter Volume 14, Number 1, Kentucky Library Research Collections Apr 1991

Longhunter, Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society Newsletter Volume 14, Number 1, Kentucky Library Research Collections

Longhunter, Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society Newsletter

No abstract provided.


The History And Influence Of Black Baseball In The United States And Indianapolis, Scott Clayton Bower Mar 1991

The History And Influence Of Black Baseball In The United States And Indianapolis, Scott Clayton Bower

Undergraduate Honors Thesis Collection

When Americans discuss the history of baseball, names like Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Connie Mack, and Walter Johnson are mentioned. But what about men like Rube Foster, Buck Leonard, C. I. Taylor, Josh Gibson, and Oscar Charleston? Most American baseball fans know little about black baseball and the lives of black players. A study of black baseball, focusing on the Negro leagues, answers some of the questions baseball fans and historians might ask out of ignorance. How did baseball become segregated? How did the Negro leagues evolve? What was life like for black baseball players? How was the ...


French History In The College Curriculum: Survey Results, Michael S. Smith Mar 1991

French History In The College Curriculum: Survey Results, Michael S. Smith

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


The Future Japan, By Tokutomi Soho, Translated And Edited By Vinh Sinh, William Dean Kinzley Feb 1991

The Future Japan, By Tokutomi Soho, Translated And Edited By Vinh Sinh, William Dean Kinzley

Faculty Publications

A review of The Future Japan, by Tokutomi Soho, translated and edited by Vinh Sinh


Mexico, Mexicans And Mexican Americans In Secondary-School United States History Textbooks, Linda K. Salvucci Feb 1991

Mexico, Mexicans And Mexican Americans In Secondary-School United States History Textbooks, Linda K. Salvucci

History Faculty Research

It is now rather commonplace to decry the poor quality of United States history textbooks at the university and precollegiate levels. Criticisms range from the general to the specific. While the first include such practices as "dumbing down" (that is, the rewriting of texts for a lower reading level than their intended audience should have already attained), the second focus more directly upon content. Often inspired by well-defined political agendas, these criticisms encompass issues of inclusion or omission of certain topics and the endorsement of particular values or behavior. Special-interest lobbying to change textbook content is well worth the effort ...


Bridgewater State College: Adventure In Excellence, Adrian Rondileau Jan 1991

Bridgewater State College: Adventure In Excellence, Adrian Rondileau

Bridgewater State Anniversary Publications

No abstract provided.


1991 Ruby Yearbook, Laura Anne Crowell, Michele Ann Pacific, Ursinus College Senior Class Jan 1991

1991 Ruby Yearbook, Laura Anne Crowell, Michele Ann Pacific, Ursinus College Senior Class

The Ruby Yearbooks

A digitized copy of the 1991 Ruby, the Ursinus College yearbook.


Sunbelt Texas, Char Miller Jan 1991

Sunbelt Texas, Char Miller

Pomona Faculty Publications and Research

What then is the Sunbelt, and Texas' place within it? The region first had to be recognized as a region, of course, and that has taken some doing. The term was initially employed in the late 1960s and soon came to loom large in the popular imagination. Still, its boundaries were and are inexact. Where is the Sunbelt? Some commentators have adopted an all-inclusive definition which links together those states south of the thirty-seventh parallel; an even more expansive version includes Virginia and the Pacific Northwest. Others rely on more precise, but no less problematic descriptions which, depending on the ...


The Capsid, Black Pod And Swollen Shoot Cacao Diseases In Ghana, 1910-1966 , Francis K. Danquah Jan 1991

The Capsid, Black Pod And Swollen Shoot Cacao Diseases In Ghana, 1910-1966 , Francis K. Danquah

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

It is the thesis of this study, that the colonial and post-colonial state in Ghana used research results in agronomy, mycology, entomology and the earth sciences to protect the country's cacao economy from plant pathogens. Without such initiatives, the world's largest cacao plantations which evolved in Ghana would have floundered when the Swollen Shoot plant virus epidemic unleashed its destructive force in the mid-1930s and beyond. This thesis has challenged the widely held misconception that Ghana's cacao plantation system developed without technical support from the state. This latter view is held to be simplistic and altogether untenable.


History And Psychology: Shall The Twain Ever Meet?, S. Ray Granade, Randall D. Wight Jan 1991

History And Psychology: Shall The Twain Ever Meet?, S. Ray Granade, Randall D. Wight

Articles

As all detectives (fictional or real) know, every story contains at least an element of truth, and the most likely is usually the most truthful. Those trying to cover their tracks know or discover to their dismay that interrogators use that principle to their own advantage. Early in Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the disguised Huck realizes this simple reality when he first returns to town after his faked death and “pumps” Mrs. Judith Loftus for information: “Somehow it didn’t seem to me that I said it [his name] was Mary before,” Huck relates; “seemed to ...


The Emergence Of Federal Assistance Programs For Migrant And Seasonal Farmworkers In Post-World War Ii America , Anne B. W. Effland Jan 1991

The Emergence Of Federal Assistance Programs For Migrant And Seasonal Farmworkers In Post-World War Ii America , Anne B. W. Effland

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study traces the political developments out of which federal assistance programs for migrant and seasonal farmworkers emerged in post-World War II America. These programs arose slowly over a period of three decades, built on the experience of the depression and war years and sustained through the 1950s by persistent interest groups and sympathetic individuals within government. During those decades, the political strength of both opposing and supporting forces rose and fell with the rise and fall of public sympathy for the poverty of farmworkers. Yet throughout the period, particularly in the 1950s when assistance to farmworkers foundered in the ...


Longhunter, Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society Newsletter Volume 14, Number 4, Kentucky Library Research Collections Jan 1991

Longhunter, Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society Newsletter Volume 14, Number 4, Kentucky Library Research Collections

Longhunter, Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Mormons And Germany, 1914-1933: A History Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints In Germany And Its Relationship With The German Governments From World War I To The Rise Of Hitler, Jeffery L. Anderson Jan 1991

Mormons And Germany, 1914-1933: A History Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints In Germany And Its Relationship With The German Governments From World War I To The Rise Of Hitler, Jeffery L. Anderson

All Theses and Dissertations

This paper focuses on the Church's struggle in establishing itself in Germany with cultural, social, political and religious problems. The cultural and social problems focus primarily on the interaction between Mormon-American missionaries and leaders who preached Mormonism in a society somewhat different from their own. The political problems concern historical events such as the first world war, the inflation of 1923 in Germany, and the rise of Hitler, while the religious problems focus on the Church's interaction with other faiths who generally opposed it and the struggle of missionaries to establish congregations.


An Examination Of Mt. Pleasant, Utah, 1859-1939, Joseph G. Richardson Jan 1991

An Examination Of Mt. Pleasant, Utah, 1859-1939, Joseph G. Richardson

All Theses and Dissertations

This thesis examines the first eighty years of Mt. Pleasant's history. Religion permeated the community affecting all areas of life, from education to the economy. This analysis will demonstrate how the characteristics described by May influenced the development of this community.


Reservation Leadership And The Progressive-Traditional Dichotomy: William Wash And The Northern Utes, 1865-1928, David Rich Lewis Jan 1991

Reservation Leadership And The Progressive-Traditional Dichotomy: William Wash And The Northern Utes, 1865-1928, David Rich Lewis

History Faculty Publications

In the early twentieth century, Indian Bureau officials noted an increasing incidence of tribal factionalism parallel to changes in Indian reservation leadership. They described this factionalism in terms of a progressive-traditional dichotomy. Modern scholars have unintentionally fallen into this semantic trap. This article explores the complexity of individual motivations and factional politics among the Northern Utes through the life of William Wash and suggests that such cultural middlemen offer a more complete picture of reservation politics.


The Edge Of The South: Life In Nineteenth-Century Virginia, Edward L. Ayers, John C. Willis Jan 1991

The Edge Of The South: Life In Nineteenth-Century Virginia, Edward L. Ayers, John C. Willis

Bookshelf

The chapters in this volume explore diverse scenes of nineteenth-century Virginia: the big house and the slave quarters, small farms and battlefields, freed slaves in the country and freed slaves in the city, dark coal mines and brightly illuminated caverns, raucous political rallies and genteel meetings of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Each essay offers a new perspective on a past which refuses to fit familiar ways of thinking about the nation and the South.


Patching The Ark: Improving Legal Protection Of Biological Diversity, Holly Doremus Jan 1991

Patching The Ark: Improving Legal Protection Of Biological Diversity, Holly Doremus

Faculty Scholarship

Critiques the species-by-species approach of the 1973 Endangered Species Act (ESA) and discusses more holistic alternatives; US.