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The Committees of Poor Peasants
Prior to the creation of the Commlttees of Poor Peasants on June ll, 1918, there had been relatively little contact between the peasants and the Bolsheviks. The Bolsheviks had been active in Russia for twenty years before their seizure of power in November 1917, but most of their propaganda during that time was directed at ...
Angloamerican loyalties, 1739-1756
Since the beginning of history, loyalty has been an important factor in human affairs. Loyalty to the city- state played a role in the wars between Sparta and Athens in ancient Greece; loyalty to feudal lords formed the basis of feudal society; and loyalty to the family was at least partly responsible for the dynastic ambitions ...
The scientific interests of Cotton Mather
This paper is a probe into the scientific mind of Cotton Mather, one of New England's most illustrious historical figures. As a Puritan clergyman, Cotton Mather was the intellectual focus for a large segment of the Puritan community and was perhaps the most active and brilliant mind of his generation in New England. His ...
"Copperheadism" in the Middle West: an analysis
Wars, throughout the history of the United States, have had their detractors. Each war, in this nation which provides for the right to dissent, has been criticized by contemporaries for its leadership, its purpose, its failure to provide a purpose, its strategy, its length, alleged political or economic motives behind it--for ...