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United States Neutrality Policy Toward The Spanish Civil War From July 1936 To February 1937, Raymond R. Troxell Jan 1966

United States Neutrality Policy Toward The Spanish Civil War From July 1936 To February 1937, Raymond R. Troxell

Theses and Dissertations

It is the basic objective of this thesis to analyze and examine the means by which the "moral embargo" of 1936 was applied to Spain. The study concentrates on the United States Congress, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and the Department of State.


An Examination Of The Economic Effects Of Variations In The Prior Distribution, Thomas J. Jursa Jan 1966

An Examination Of The Economic Effects Of Variations In The Prior Distribution, Thomas J. Jursa

Theses and Dissertations

One common technique for determining an economically optimum sampling plan is based on the costs of sampling, and the previous distribution of fraction defective in submitted lots, the prior distribution. Knolwdge concerning the prior distribution is usually imprecise, so it is important to know how the cost of a sampling plan is affected if an erroneous assumption concerning the prior distribution is made, or if the prior distribution changes after a sampling plan is selected.


A History Of The Student Newspaper And Its Early Predecessors At Brigham Young University From 1878 To 1965, Lawrence Hall Bray Jan 1966

A History Of The Student Newspaper And Its Early Predecessors At Brigham Young University From 1878 To 1965, Lawrence Hall Bray

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of the study was to write a history of the student newspaper at Brigham Young University, and its early predecessors, from 1878 to 1965. Primary emphasis was placed on the physical changes, finances, editorial policies, and content of each publication included in the study.

The study includes brief histories of a manuscript paper, the Academic Monthly, and four non-newspaper publications: the Academic Review, The Normal, The Business Journal, and the Journal of Pedagogy, all of which influenced and stimulated publication of the first short-lived student newspaper, The B.Y.A. Student, and the White and Blue (a semi ...


A Study Of The Utah Newspaper War, 1870-1900, Luther L. Heller Jan 1966

A Study Of The Utah Newspaper War, 1870-1900, Luther L. Heller

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this investigation has been to write an account of the Utah newspaper war during the final thirty years of the nineteenth century, with emphasis on the events that brought about the establishment of the Salt Lake Tribune, the men who guided its destiny, news and editorial content, as well as its role in the economic, social and political history of Utah.


A Study Of The Political Involvements In The Career Of Joseph Smith, Edward G. Thompson Jan 1966

A Study Of The Political Involvements In The Career Of Joseph Smith, Edward G. Thompson

Theses and Dissertations

It is the purpose of this study to examine the political elements and issues in the United States from the latter part of 1838 to June 27, 1844, to determine their relationship to the death of Joseph Smith. This study includes an analysis of national, state and local issues and sentiment during that time, as they have a bearing upon the subject.
The primary period of study is the Illinois era of Latter-day Saint history which includes the events that transpired from the winter of 1838-39 to June 27, 1844. A less intensive study includes events after June 1844, to ...


A Quantitative Analysis Of Matthew Cowley's Use Of The Illustrative Method Of Oral Support, Kenneth Lloyd Young Jan 1966

A Quantitative Analysis Of Matthew Cowley's Use Of The Illustrative Method Of Oral Support, Kenneth Lloyd Young

Theses and Dissertations

The chief purpose of this analysis is to determine how much Matthew Cowley used the illustrative method of oral support in his public speaking. A minor purpose is to determine the dominant motivating appeals used in his speaking. Such an examination should provide valuable insight for those desiring effective techniques in public speaking situations.


A Study Of The Department Of Religious Education Of The Reorganized Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints, Glen C. Wahlquist Jan 1966

A Study Of The Department Of Religious Education Of The Reorganized Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints, Glen C. Wahlquist

Theses and Dissertations

There have been a few studies related to the religion education movement of the Reorganized Church, but little has been done to research the total program of the Department of Religious Education and its development.
The purpose of this study was to trace the historical development of the religious education program of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints from 1860 to its present organization as the Department of Religious Education; to summarize the church's philosophy of education; and to determine the present status of the Department of Religious Education of the Reorganized Church.


Three Aspects Of Postdivorce Social Adjustment In Mormon Utah And Protestant Nevada, Sonia Lillard Richardson Jan 1966

Three Aspects Of Postdivorce Social Adjustment In Mormon Utah And Protestant Nevada, Sonia Lillard Richardson

Theses and Dissertations

Since this writer has been confused by what seems to her to be radically different attitudes toward marriage and divorce in her own home town (Las Vegas, Nevada) and in Utah communities where she has been residing for the past five years, the social adjustment of female divorcees in these two locations was studied. The purpose was to begin to build knowledge about postdivorce adjustment, and it is hoped that future students of the family will be inspired to further investigate postdivorce problems.


A Study Of Moral Development In Mormon Culture, Steve Foster Gilliland Jan 1966

A Study Of Moral Development In Mormon Culture, Steve Foster Gilliland

Theses and Dissertations

Previous studies have indicated that the moral development of the child may follow a "developmental" process. That is, the child progresses through an invariant series of stages, each characterized by certain modes of thought. As the child passes from one stage to another, he integrates the old stage into the new one. Kohlberg proposed a hierarchy of six stages through which the child would progress on his way to moral maturity. His hypothesis has been supported by empirical evidence.

Research findings have indicated that the Mormon culture appeared to be different in values and moral behavior than other United States ...