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    • Angloamerican loyalties, 1739-1756 

      Wilson, Judith Hamilton (1966)
      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 ...
    • "Copperheadism" in the Middle West: an analysis 

      Knutsen, Wilbert Louis (1962)
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • José María de Pereda's concepts of politics, religion and the ideal life of the peasant as shown in his thesis novels 

      Darrow, Audrey Lee (1950)
      All of la Montana may be found in the novels of Jose Maria de Pereda. The countryside, the lofty mountains, the valleys, the rivers, and the sea itself comprise the setting against which he places his characters and against ...
    • Mark Twain's western years 

      Lauber, John (1950)
      The purpose of this thesis is to make a study of the life and writings of Mark Twain in Nevada and California between l86l and 1865 in the light of the considerable amount of new information and republished writings which ...
    • The anti-slavery sentiment of Virginia from 1830-1860 

      Breit, Frederick Emil (1934)
      Slavery, often described as a "peculiar institution", "black evil", and "inhuman practice", offers one of the most interesting and far-reaching studies of early American history. When viewed in its entirety slavery is found ...
    • 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. ...
    • The Committees of Poor Peasants 

      Hunter, George Hammond (1963)
      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 ...
    • The development of anti-slavery sentiment among the colonial Pennsylvania Quakers 

      Higbee, Jay Anders (1949)
      The purpose of this paper is to outline the development of anti-slavery sentiment among Colonial Pennsylvania Quakers. A pure chronological treatment of this development would present such a conglomeration of activities ...
    • The German churches: a center of opposition to the Hitler state 

      Daniels, Mildred (1950)
      National Socialism in Germany was more than a political party, it was a movement, a "way of life." It was nourished on the discontent that followed the defeat of Germany after World War I. It was "based on the mystical ...
    • 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 ...
    • The movement towards the Constitutional Convention, 1785-1787 

      Bennett, Ross Aubrey (1938)
      This thesis deals with the movement towards the Constitutional Convention of 1787. In order to understand the movement towards a constitutional convention it is necessary to know the views of the opposing political groups ...
    • The ordinances of 1784 and 1787 

      Padelford, Philip (1936)
      The following study concerns the two Ordinences of 1784 and 1787, enacted during the Confederation period for the temporary government of the Federal lands in the West, division of those lands into new states, and eventual ...
    • The scientific interests of Cotton Mather 

      Reeves, Thomas Charles (1961)
      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 ...