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The Populist era in Kansas: a quantitative study of the relationship between economic conditions and voting behavior
The discussion of the nature of Populism has centered to a great extent on the question of the Populist's role in the development of a liberal tradition in America. There are, however, some historians, including the author ...
In the light of Kolko: the establishment of the Bureau of Corporations
Gabriel Kolko's thesis, that the period from 1900 to 1916 was marked by the triumph of conservatism rather than reform, challenges traditional historical understanding of Progressivism. According to Kolko, business control ...
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The First Regiment of Mississippi Infantry in the Mexican War and letters of Jefferson Davis concerning the war
When the Mexican War was officially declared in May, 1846, President James K. Polk called up a large force of volunteer infantry and cavalry for twelve months' service. Mississippi provided a regiment of infantry, riflemen, ...
The Townshend Acts in Virginia: the decay of Anglo-Virginian relations, 1767-1770
In the period from 1767 to 1770 an attitude toward the colonies matured in Britain which changed in no material way until the Carlisle Commission was formed in 1778. Sovereign power over the empire, lodged in Parliament ...
The Visigothic Code (Book VI): translation and analysis
This thesis deals with Visigothic criminal law. It is concerned, specifically, with Book VI of the original version of the last Visigothic law code, the Leges Visigothorum, promulgated in Spain by King Receswinth in the ...
A History of the Texas sugar cane industry with special reference to Brazoria County
Sugar cane was a well-known crop to planters in the Texas counties of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Matagorda, and Wharton. Introduced during the 1820's, sugar cane appealed to countless planters. For a crop that demanded large of ...