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Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

United States History

1989

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Be Ye Friend Or Foe?: An Analysis Of Two Eighteenth Century North Carolina Sites, Anna Lois Gray Jan 1989

Be Ye Friend Or Foe?: An Analysis Of Two Eighteenth Century North Carolina Sites, Anna Lois Gray

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No abstract provided.


Joseph E Johnston And The Defense Of Richmond, Steven H. Newton Jan 1989

Joseph E Johnston And The Defense Of Richmond, Steven H. Newton

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This study examines Confederate military operations in Virginia from February 17-May 31, 1862, focusing specifically on the role of Joseph E. Johnston as commander of the Department of Northern Virginia. It includes a detailed consideration of Confederate grand strategy, Johnston's withdrawal from the Potomac River, the redeployment of the army to Yorktown, the siege of Yorktown, and the Battles of Williamsburg and Seven Pines.;In February, 1862, following the surrender of Fort Donelson, President Jefferson Davis reoriented strategy in Virginia from a defense of the frontiers to a closer defense of Richmond; he also recalled General Robert E. Lee ...


Horace Mann: A Comparison Of A Traditional And A Revisionist Biography, George C. Whiting Jan 1989

Horace Mann: A Comparison Of A Traditional And A Revisionist Biography, George C. Whiting

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The purpose of this study was to compare a traditional biography, Burke A. Hinsdale's Horace Mann and the Common School Revival in the United States (1900), and a revisionist biography, Jonathan Messerli's Horace Mann: a Biography (1972), within a "neutral" frame of reference to determine which author made the more logical use of evidence to support his argument.;David H. Fischer's Historians' Fallacies (1970) and Richard E. Neustadt & Ernest R. May's Thinking in Time (1986) were used to formulate a "neutral" frame of reference within which to analyze the two biographies.;Hinsdale's explanation was found to consist of a series of generalizations few of which were supported by credible relevant evidence. Thus, while Messerli's explanation in part relied ...


Life In Williamsburg, Virginia: 1891-1921, Kari Lauralyn Sessoms Jan 1989

Life In Williamsburg, Virginia: 1891-1921, Kari Lauralyn Sessoms

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No abstract provided.


Who Controlled Cruise?: The 1983 Deployment Of Cruise Missiles In The United Kingdom And The Post-1945 Anglo-American Special Relationship In Defense, Colin James Donald Jan 1989

Who Controlled Cruise?: The 1983 Deployment Of Cruise Missiles In The United Kingdom And The Post-1945 Anglo-American Special Relationship In Defense, Colin James Donald

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No abstract provided.


A Social Historical Exploration Of The Popularity Of "The Rockford Files", Mary Frances Taormina Jan 1989

A Social Historical Exploration Of The Popularity Of "The Rockford Files", Mary Frances Taormina

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No abstract provided.


Private Land Development In Williamsburg, 1699-1748: Building A Community, Cathleene Betz Hellier Jan 1989

Private Land Development In Williamsburg, 1699-1748: Building A Community, Cathleene Betz Hellier

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No abstract provided.


Peopling The Power Structure: Urban Oriented Officeholders In York County, Virginia 1699-1780, Linda Hunter Rowe Jan 1989

Peopling The Power Structure: Urban Oriented Officeholders In York County, Virginia 1699-1780, Linda Hunter Rowe

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No abstract provided.


The Inter-Colonial Trade Of Domestic Earthenwares And The Development Of An American Social Identity, Carl R. Steen Jan 1989

The Inter-Colonial Trade Of Domestic Earthenwares And The Development Of An American Social Identity, Carl R. Steen

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No abstract provided.


Anglo-Siouan Relations On Virginia's Piedmont Frontier, 1607-1732, Joseph Benjamin Jones Jan 1989

Anglo-Siouan Relations On Virginia's Piedmont Frontier, 1607-1732, Joseph Benjamin Jones

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No abstract provided.


Cabinetmakers And Related Tradesmen In Norfolk, Virginia: 1770-1820, Ronald Leroy Hurst Jan 1989

Cabinetmakers And Related Tradesmen In Norfolk, Virginia: 1770-1820, Ronald Leroy Hurst

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No abstract provided.


Privateering In The Colonial Chesapeake, David Alan Lester Jan 1989

Privateering In The Colonial Chesapeake, David Alan Lester

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No abstract provided.


Women, Work, And The Civil War: The Effect Of The Civil War On The Women Working In Richmond, Virginia, Between 1860 And 1870, Elizabeth Ann Holmes Jan 1989

Women, Work, And The Civil War: The Effect Of The Civil War On The Women Working In Richmond, Virginia, Between 1860 And 1870, Elizabeth Ann Holmes

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No abstract provided.


In Pursuit Of Urban Property: Lot Holders In Colonial Yorktown And Williamsburg, Julie Caroline Julia Richter Jan 1989

In Pursuit Of Urban Property: Lot Holders In Colonial Yorktown And Williamsburg, Julie Caroline Julia Richter

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No abstract provided.


White Democracy, Racism, And Black Disfranchisement: North Carolina In The 1830'S, Elizabeth Hathhorn Mcgehee Jan 1989

White Democracy, Racism, And Black Disfranchisement: North Carolina In The 1830'S, Elizabeth Hathhorn Mcgehee

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No abstract provided.