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Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

United States History

1995

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Colonial Women In The Pennsylvania And Virginia Gazettes, Lisa Kay Bergendahl Jan 1995

Colonial Women In The Pennsylvania And Virginia Gazettes, Lisa Kay Bergendahl

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No abstract provided.


Life As It Should Be: Resocialization In The C.C.C, Celia M. Carroll Jan 1995

Life As It Should Be: Resocialization In The C.C.C, Celia M. Carroll

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No abstract provided.


James Madison And The Birth Of The Bill Of Rights: An Analysis Of The Original Intent Of The First Amendment Within The Political Theory Of James Madison, Brian Walter Higgins Jan 1995

James Madison And The Birth Of The Bill Of Rights: An Analysis Of The Original Intent Of The First Amendment Within The Political Theory Of James Madison, Brian Walter Higgins

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No abstract provided.


"A Friend To Go Between Them": Interpreters Among The Iroquois, 1664-1775, Nancy L. Hagedorn Jan 1995

"A Friend To Go Between Them": Interpreters Among The Iroquois, 1664-1775, Nancy L. Hagedorn

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In recent years, interest in early American Indian history and an emphasis on ethnohistorical methods have led to new approaches to the study of cultural contact in colonial America. Several scholars have used cross-cultural groups such as missionaries and white Indian captives as vehicles for analysis. Another group that moved relatively freely back and forth across the cultural divide was that of interpreters. From their intermediate position between European and Iroquois cultures, these men and women interpreted more than languages. Although linguistic skills were essential, successful mediation between Indians and Europeans also required a knowledge of the culture and customs ...


Julia Gardiner Tyler: A Nineteenth-Century Southern Woman, Theodore Carter Delaney Jan 1995

Julia Gardiner Tyler: A Nineteenth-Century Southern Woman, Theodore Carter Delaney

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This study examines the life of Julia Gardiner Tyler (1829-1889) as a means of learning more about elite southern women during the nineteenth-century. It addresses the fundamental question of how an ambitious woman could fulfill personal aspirations without openly defying gender conventions and focuses on a variety of themes affecting American women including: education, domesticity, slavery, politics, and religion.;Julia was a northerner by birth and education who adopted the South when she married President John Tyler in 1844. She enthusiastically embraced and defended southern culture and its definition of womanhood. Slavery shaped the social order and resulted in a ...


The Price Of Empire: Anglo-French Rivalry For The Great Lakes Fur Trades, 1700-1760, Matthew R. Laird Jan 1995

The Price Of Empire: Anglo-French Rivalry For The Great Lakes Fur Trades, 1700-1760, Matthew R. Laird

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As the English and French grappled for North American hegemony in the first half of the eighteenth century, trade with the Indian groups of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley transcended mere financial calculations and assumed a broader imperial significance. to the native peoples who exchanged their peltry for European manufactured goods, trade was the material manifestation of mutual obligation, political dialogue, and military alliance. If the contest for empire inevitably became a battle for the hearts and minds of potential Indian allies, the spoils of victory were most visibly reckoned in furs and skins.;Yet, despite the outspoken criticism ...


Civilizing The Savages: Cherokee Advances, White Settlement, And The Rhetoric Of Removal, Tracey Ann Gibson Jan 1995

Civilizing The Savages: Cherokee Advances, White Settlement, And The Rhetoric Of Removal, Tracey Ann Gibson

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No abstract provided.


Exemplars Of Taking Liberties: The Iroquois Influence Theory And The Problem Of Evidence, Philip A. Levy Jan 1995

Exemplars Of Taking Liberties: The Iroquois Influence Theory And The Problem Of Evidence, Philip A. Levy

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No abstract provided.


False Lips And A Naughty Tongue: Rumors And 18th Century Native Americans, Victoria Eileen Kane Jan 1995

False Lips And A Naughty Tongue: Rumors And 18th Century Native Americans, Victoria Eileen Kane

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No abstract provided.


The Master's Mercy: Slave Prosecutions And Punishments In York County, Virginia, 1700 To 1780, Anne Romberg Willis Jan 1995

The Master's Mercy: Slave Prosecutions And Punishments In York County, Virginia, 1700 To 1780, Anne Romberg Willis

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No abstract provided.


Robert Hunter Morris And The Politics Of Indian Affairs In Pennsylvania, 1754-1755, Charles Michael Downing Jan 1995

Robert Hunter Morris And The Politics Of Indian Affairs In Pennsylvania, 1754-1755, Charles Michael Downing

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Preserving A Pure Gathering Of Saints: A Study Of A Seventeenth-Century New England Church, Jonathan David Brand Jan 1995

Preserving A Pure Gathering Of Saints: A Study Of A Seventeenth-Century New England Church, Jonathan David Brand

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


I Am Black But In My Heart Is No Stain Of Infamy: Race Relations In Augusta County, Virginia, 1865-1870, David Gregory Demchuk Jan 1995

I Am Black But In My Heart Is No Stain Of Infamy: Race Relations In Augusta County, Virginia, 1865-1870, David Gregory Demchuk

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Agricultural Population Of Surry County, Virginia 1850-1860: Re-Examining Wealth Distribution In The Antebellum South, Jeffrey L. Holland Jan 1995

The Agricultural Population Of Surry County, Virginia 1850-1860: Re-Examining Wealth Distribution In The Antebellum South, Jeffrey L. Holland

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


"They Say That Freedom Is A Constant Struggle": The Mississippi Summer Project Of 1964, Kimberly Simons Jan 1995

"They Say That Freedom Is A Constant Struggle": The Mississippi Summer Project Of 1964, Kimberly Simons

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No abstract provided.


"Your Most Obedient Son": The Civil War Letters Of William Tell Cobb, Michael P. Ludwick Jan 1995

"Your Most Obedient Son": The Civil War Letters Of William Tell Cobb, Michael P. Ludwick

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No abstract provided.


Virginia Embargoed: The Economic And Political Effects Of The 1807-1809 Embargo On Virginia, John George Kinzie Jan 1995

Virginia Embargoed: The Economic And Political Effects Of The 1807-1809 Embargo On Virginia, John George Kinzie

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No abstract provided.


The Battle Over Pearl Harbor: The Controversy Surrounding The Japanese Attack, 1941-1994, Robert Seifert Hamblet Jan 1995

The Battle Over Pearl Harbor: The Controversy Surrounding The Japanese Attack, 1941-1994, Robert Seifert Hamblet

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.