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    • Origin of the constitution of the state of Washington 

      Knapp, Lebbeus J. (1910)
      The Constitutional Convention of the Territory of Washington met at Olympia, on July 4, 1889, pursuant to the Enabling Act of Congress and the election therein authorized to form a Constitution for the proposed new state. ...
    • Radical tendencies in the Seattle labor movement as reflected in the proceedings of its central body 

      De Shazo, Melvin Gardner (1925)
      The city of Seattle has long been recognized as a stronghold of organized labor; but since the occurrence of the general strike in February 1919 it has acquired the less savory reputation of being a hot-bed of radicalism, ...
    • Japanese farms in Washington 

      Nishinoiri, John Isao (1926)
      More than thirty years have elapsed since Japanese farmers first appeared in the state of Washington, but it was not until after 1910 that they increased rapidly. The climax was reached in 1920 when there were in the state ...
    • The attitude of five protestant churches towards slavery 

      Buss, Elizabeth (1928)
      For this study five Protestant ohurches have been selected and widely different results have been found. The Quakers with the anti-slavery element in the ascendance early freed the church from slavery and remained united. ...
    • State taxation of financial institutions 

      Harward, Harold (1928)
      The question of bank taxation has recently come to assume a position of first importance to banks, owners of other moneyed capital and to state legislatures. The national banking act (Section 5319) provides that the states ...
    • The world of restoration comedy 

      Ramsland, Luverne Clement (1929)
      At the outset, let us examine in a general way, the point of view of the people of the Restoration Comedy World. Let us try to discover what their chief interests were. First, what did they think of the world in which they ...
    • Mark Twain's pessimism 

      Bell, Hazel Lamar (1929)
      The shift of interest from what a man is, to an interest in what made him that way, is a significant indication of the present generation's mechanistic turn of mind. Though mildly interested in the appearances of things, ...
    • A comparative study of José Zorrilla's "Margarita La Tornera" and some of its predecessors in romanic literature. 

      Laird, Thelma Lucille (1929)
      It is a fundamental purpose of literature to express the eternal aspirations of the human heart. Only themes that do embody these natural impulses are undying. This explains the vitality of certain legends. The universal ...
    • Roman declamation 

      McCharles, John Alestair (1930)
      To the student of republican and imperial Rome few studies are more fertile than that of her accomplishments in the field of oratory. Two thousand years lie between our century and the age of Cicero but we ourselves still ...
    • Elementary accounting principles and bookkeeping methods 

      Ball, Lee Cleveland (1930)
      Property is Necessary for Business Operations. ”Men are engaged in business activities for the purpose of earning a livelihood. The first essential for the conduct of business operations is the possession of property. ...
    • The function of music and song in Elizabethan drama through Shakespeare 

      Hansen, Agnes Camilla (1930)
      The Elizabethan age has been called "The Golden Age of English Music" and the England of that day "a nest of singing birds". We read that everybody sang - the tavern chanters their "catches" and the cultured their "ayres" ...
    • An analysis of painting in the light of aesthetic theory 

      Taylor, Kyle Eldon (1931)
      Different philosophers have deduced different aesthetic theories by starting with different philosophical as- sumptions. So disagreement with a man1s conclusions may frequently be traced back to disagreement with his first ...
    • Proust and Stendhal--a study in analogies 

      Wilson, Clotilde (1931)
      Proust is the intellectual child of Stendhal and has bespattered A LA RECHERCHE DU TEMPS PERDU with expressions of admiration for his master. In truth, he has taken over not only the methods hut the philosophy of his ...
    • An Inquiry Into The Maine Disaster, And Other Incidents Which Were Factors In Bringing About The Spanish-American War  

      Oyen, Arnt (1932)
      One of the most striking phases of the last quarter of the nineteenth century has been the rise of the new national imperialism. By this is meant the development of European or American control over the territory or the ...
    • Permanent growth characteristics of alloy cast iron when exposed to a temperature gradient. 

      Troberg, George Sigurd (1932)
      The object of this investigation was to determine the growth characteristics of cast iron with varying alloy additions, when exposed to a temperature gradient and to re­peated heating. That is, it was to measure the change ...
    • Reflections of renaissance ideas of education in the plays of Shakespeare 

      Rich, Ruth Melissa (1932)
      That the period of the Middle Ages seems to have been one of exceeding gloom and stagnation is probably because of the contrast between it and that most brilliant age known as the Renaissance which followed. Many scholars ...
    • The Hartford Convention; or, New England opposition to the War of 1812 

      Armstrong, Donald William (1932)
      The War of 1812 was one of the most astounding and paradoxical wars ever engaged in by any country. The United States not only fought on the side of Napoleon, the greatest despot in modern history; but one of the chief ...
    • Early Rhode Island as an experiment in democracy 

      Scherlie, Martha (1932)
      The aim of this thesis is to show the development of the demoeracy of early Rhode Island by progressive steps. Through the inspiration of the political and theological views of Roger Williams, Providence was founded. In ...
    • The historical background of Shakespeare's Henry VIII 

      Umphrey, Grace Marian (1932)
      The historical range of Shakespeare's Henry VIII play is vast and inclusive. A word here, a suggestion there recalls to the reader a whole field of events. These references concern themselves, not with England alone, but ...
    • The influence of Emerson on Walt Whitman 

      Lobaugh, Dean (1932)
      Any person who attempts to make an analysis of the sources of Walt Whitman's distinctive literary product, shortly meets the problem of determining the influence of Ralph Waldo Emerson upon the author of Leaves of Grass; ...