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United States History

1982

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"The Money Our Fathers Were Accustomed To" : Banks And Political Culture In Rutherford County, Tennessee, 1800-1850, Carroll Van West Jan 1982

"The Money Our Fathers Were Accustomed To" : Banks And Political Culture In Rutherford County, Tennessee, 1800-1850, Carroll Van West

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The creation of a new political culture, comprised of the Democratic and Whig parties, in Rutherford County, Tennessee, resulted from a community division over the desirability of both political and economic change. Before the early 1830s, Rutherford County had been a Democratic party stronghold. But when, in light of the community's own economic stagnation, those who doubted the Democrats' wisdom in opposing a national bank, joined John Bell and Hugh Lawson White's political revolt in 1835, a new way of politics soon appeared in Rutherford County. The Depression of 1837, which severely rocked Rutherford Countians, turned more "true ...


Economic Development In Revolutionary Virginia : Fredericksburg, 1750-1810, William H. Siener Jan 1982

Economic Development In Revolutionary Virginia : Fredericksburg, 1750-1810, William H. Siener

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This dissertation used the development of Fredericksburg, Virginia from the middle of the eighteenth century to 1810 to study urbanization in the South, and tests the usefulness of the staple thesis in explaining the process.;Fredericksburg began as a tobacco town which grew slowly until about 1750 when the opening of new foreign markets for American corn and wheat launched it into a period of growth and prosperity. as grain moved through Fredericksburg to world markets, skilled workers moved to town to service the trade. The needs of this new population were met by other craftsmen who established consumer industries ...


Modernization In Colonial Massachusetts, 1630-1763, Ronald P. Dufour Jan 1982

Modernization In Colonial Massachusetts, 1630-1763, Ronald P. Dufour

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The purpose of this study is threefold. First, it explores the complex religious, social, political, and intellectual changes that coursed through Massachusetts society from 1630 to 1763. Second, it assesses the validity of sociological modernization theory as a means of studying colonial society. Finally, it develops a psychological theory of modernization. Sources include public records, books, pamphlets, and documents from the period, and standard secondary works.;Modernization involves the evolution of western society from a traditional life style reflecting predominantly local, family, and religious concerns, to patterns of existence characterized by centralized political forms, modern economic structures and values, and ...


The Development Of Building Patterns In Tidewater Virginia, 1620--1670, Martha Irene Pallante Jan 1982

The Development Of Building Patterns In Tidewater Virginia, 1620--1670, Martha Irene Pallante

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No abstract provided.


To Be Amiable And Accomplished: Fitting Young Women For Upper-Class Virginia Society 1760--1810, Tori Ann Eberlein Jan 1982

To Be Amiable And Accomplished: Fitting Young Women For Upper-Class Virginia Society 1760--1810, Tori Ann Eberlein

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No abstract provided.


The Churchyard Enclosure Around The Elizabeth City Parish Church Of 1728: With Systemic And Proxemic Considerations, Anne W. H. Garland Jan 1982

The Churchyard Enclosure Around The Elizabeth City Parish Church Of 1728: With Systemic And Proxemic Considerations, Anne W. H. Garland

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No abstract provided.


The Richard Corbin Letterbook 1758-1760, Jeffrey Lynn -- Editor's Edition Scheib Jan 1982

The Richard Corbin Letterbook 1758-1760, Jeffrey Lynn -- Editor's Edition Scheib

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No abstract provided.


Manakin Town: The Development And Demise Of A French Protestant Refugee Community In Colonial Virginia 1700--1750, Leslie Tobias Jan 1982

Manakin Town: The Development And Demise Of A French Protestant Refugee Community In Colonial Virginia 1700--1750, Leslie Tobias

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No abstract provided.


The Writings Of Thomas Forsyth On The Sauk And Fox Indians, 1812--1832, Lucy Trumball Brown Jan 1982

The Writings Of Thomas Forsyth On The Sauk And Fox Indians, 1812--1832, Lucy Trumball Brown

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No abstract provided.


Revitalization Or Extirpation: Anglo-Powhatan Relations, 1622--1644, Michael J. Puglisi Jan 1982

Revitalization Or Extirpation: Anglo-Powhatan Relations, 1622--1644, Michael J. Puglisi

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No abstract provided.


Down From The Ivory Tower: American Artists During The Depression, Susan M. Eltscher Jan 1982

Down From The Ivory Tower: American Artists During The Depression, Susan M. Eltscher

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No abstract provided.


The North Carolina Bar, 1746--1776, William David Martin Jan 1982

The North Carolina Bar, 1746--1776, William David Martin

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


In The Shadow Of Settled Society: The Safety Valve In Nineteenth Century American Thought, John M. Coski Jan 1982

In The Shadow Of Settled Society: The Safety Valve In Nineteenth Century American Thought, John M. Coski

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No abstract provided.