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Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

United States History

2002

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In Parisian Salons And Boston's Back Streets: Reading Jefferson's "Notes On The State Of Virginia", David W. Lewes Jan 2002

In Parisian Salons And Boston's Back Streets: Reading Jefferson's "Notes On The State Of Virginia", David W. Lewes

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No abstract provided.


The Shaping Of Kecoughtan, 1607-1624: "A Delicate And Necessary Seat For A City Or Chief Fortification", John Michael Cobb Jan 2002

The Shaping Of Kecoughtan, 1607-1624: "A Delicate And Necessary Seat For A City Or Chief Fortification", John Michael Cobb

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No abstract provided.


A Study Of Transition In Plantation Economy: George Washington's Whiskey Distillery, 1799, Anna Catherine Borden Anderson Jan 2002

A Study Of Transition In Plantation Economy: George Washington's Whiskey Distillery, 1799, Anna Catherine Borden Anderson

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No abstract provided.


Between Slavery And Freedom: African Americans In The Great Dismal Swamp 1763-1863, Edward Downing Maris-Wolf Jan 2002

Between Slavery And Freedom: African Americans In The Great Dismal Swamp 1763-1863, Edward Downing Maris-Wolf

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No abstract provided.


Living On The Periphery: A Study Of An Eighteenth-Century Yamasee Mission Community In Colonial St Augustine, Andrea Paige White Jan 2002

Living On The Periphery: A Study Of An Eighteenth-Century Yamasee Mission Community In Colonial St Augustine, Andrea Paige White

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No abstract provided.


Commonwealth: Republican Rhetoric In The Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention Of 1837-38, Sean Patrick Harvey Jan 2002

Commonwealth: Republican Rhetoric In The Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention Of 1837-38, Sean Patrick Harvey

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No abstract provided.


Bishop Madison And The Guardian Angels Of Science, Amanda Kay Mcvety Jan 2002

Bishop Madison And The Guardian Angels Of Science, Amanda Kay Mcvety

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No abstract provided.


Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: The Struggle For Community In Revolutionary Newport, Joshua Fogarty Beatty Jan 2002

Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: The Struggle For Community In Revolutionary Newport, Joshua Fogarty Beatty

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No abstract provided.


Political Reconstruction Of The Southern Lady: A Case Study, 1856-1907, Laura Jean Odendahl Jan 2002

Political Reconstruction Of The Southern Lady: A Case Study, 1856-1907, Laura Jean Odendahl

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No abstract provided.


"Hitched To A Steam Engine": Marriage And Crises Of Gender At Park Church In Nineteenth-Century Elmira, New York, Bridget Louise Reddick Jan 2002

"Hitched To A Steam Engine": Marriage And Crises Of Gender At Park Church In Nineteenth-Century Elmira, New York, Bridget Louise Reddick

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No abstract provided.


The Wyoming Valley Battle And 'Massacre': Images Of A Constructed American History, Lisa A. Francavilla Jan 2002

The Wyoming Valley Battle And 'Massacre': Images Of A Constructed American History, Lisa A. Francavilla

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No abstract provided.


The Texture Of Contact: European And Indian Settler Communities On The Iroquoian Borderlands, 1720-1780, David L. Preston Jan 2002

The Texture Of Contact: European And Indian Settler Communities On The Iroquoian Borderlands, 1720-1780, David L. Preston

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This dissertation is a comparative study of cultural relationships between European and Indian settler communities along the Six Nations' borders with New York and Pennsylvania from 1720 to 1780. It particularly examines "everyday encounters" between ordinary peoples---a dimension of colonial social and economic life that has usually escaped historians' attention. Palatine, Scots, Irish, Dutch, and English colonists not only lived close to Indian villages but also frequently interacted with Iroquois, Delawares, and other natives. Frontier farms, forts, churches, and taverns were scenes of frequent face-to-face meetings between colonists and Indians. My dissertation explores the dynamics of settler-Indian encounters and how ...


American Attitudes Toward British Imperialism, 1815--1860, Elizabeth Kelly Gray Jan 2002

American Attitudes Toward British Imperialism, 1815--1860, Elizabeth Kelly Gray

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This dissertation explores American attitudes toward British imperialism between 1815 and 1860 to determine what Americans thought of imperialism before the United States became an imperial power. It addresses the debate of whether the United States's acquisition of an empire in the 1890s was intentional or was, as many historians have characterized it, an accidental acquisition by a people long opposed to empire. This study also explores the benefits of incorporating American culture and society into the study of American imperialism.;This era connects the time when Americans re-established their independence from Great Britain---with the War of 1812---to the ...


The Measure Of Independence: From The American Revolution To The Market Revolution In The Mid -Atlantic, Richard Smith Chew Jan 2002

The Measure Of Independence: From The American Revolution To The Market Revolution In The Mid -Atlantic, Richard Smith Chew

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This study explores the social and economic changes in the mid-Atlantic region generally, and Baltimore City and its hinterlands specifically, between the late colonial period and the dawn of the Jacksonian era. Baltimore foundered as a colonial entrepot until wheat emerged as an important export commodity in the 1740s. Between the mid-1740s and the 1770s, the town grew steadily within the British mercantilist world. its trade was deeply dependent on Atlantic commerce, its social structure reflected the mercantile orientation of the town and the staunchly deferential colonial household economy. The Revolution threatened to overturn this world with the promise of ...


The First Dissenter: Richard B Russell And The Warren Commission, Dani E. Biancolli Jan 2002

The First Dissenter: Richard B Russell And The Warren Commission, Dani E. Biancolli

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No abstract provided.


The Men In Green: African Americans And The Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-1942, Michael Shane Hoak Jan 2002

The Men In Green: African Americans And The Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-1942, Michael Shane Hoak

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No abstract provided.


Desegregating Boston's Schools: Episode 1, Melisa Kate Nasella Jan 2002

Desegregating Boston's Schools: Episode 1, Melisa Kate Nasella

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No abstract provided.


Fair Visions: Elkanah Watson (1758--1842) And The Modern American Agricultural Fair, Mark A. Mastromarino Jan 2002

Fair Visions: Elkanah Watson (1758--1842) And The Modern American Agricultural Fair, Mark A. Mastromarino

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The modern American agricultural fair, an annual harvest-time celebration at which livestock, produce, and handicrafts are exhibited for premiums, originated as an innovative response to conditions in rural New England at the time of the War of 1812. This study explains the birth of the institution by scrutinizing the motives and methods of its founders. In particular, it traces the intellectual journey from Puritan youth to Jeffersonian promoter of Plymouth, Massachusetts, native Elkanah Watson (1758--1842), its chief publicist. This dissertation also examines the specific social, economic, and political forces that shaped Pittsfield, Massachusetts---to which he retired from a mercantile career ...


Southern Routes: Family Migration And The Eighteenth-Century Southern Backcountry, Creston S. Long Jan 2002

Southern Routes: Family Migration And The Eighteenth-Century Southern Backcountry, Creston S. Long

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In the early 1730s, small groups of settlers started moving into the Valley of Virginia, beginning the movement into the southern backcountry. By the late 1740s Scots-Irish, English, and German settlers pressed into North Carolina's western Piedmont, and the small trickle of migrants quickly turned into a flood which persisted for the next three decades. This is a study of mid-eighteenth-century migration to the backcountry South.;The purpose of this study is to describe the process of eighteenth-century southern backcountry migration and to determine migrants' underlying motivations and considerations as they went about this process. It explores the experiences ...