Browsing Theses and Dissertations - Department of History by Title

Browsing Theses and Dissertations - Department of History by Title

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  • Hooks, Jonathon Woodard (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    In May 1811, thirteen months before the start of the War of 1812, the United States frigate President and the British sloop-of-war Little Belt fought an hour-long battle approximately fifty miles off the North Carolina ...
  • Smith, Kara (University of Alabama Libraries, 2010)
    Although scholars have considered the role of secular nursing associations in nineteenth-century Germany, they have focused on these organizations through the lens of nationalism and state-building or modernization and ...
  • Bruce, Becky L. (University of Alabama Libraries, 2012)
    This dissertation argues that the annexation of Hawaii was not the result of an aggressive move by the United States to gain coaling stations or foreign markets, nor was it a means of preempting other foreign nations from ...
  • Burge, Daniel Joseph (University of Alabama Libraries, 2017)
    Over the last century, historians have fleshed out the reasons why individuals supported the ideology of manifest destiny in the nineteenth-century. In contrast to these studies, this dissertation examines the opponents ...
  • Williams, Clanton Ware (University of Alabama Libraries, 1928)
    It so happens in the course of events that many men live and labor, often unknown and more often unheeded as they toil onward across the stream of life. They die and are soon forgotten. A few days and the ripple they ...
  • Deale, Rachel Katlyn (University of Alabama Libraries, 2017)
    The Civil War began before shots were fired on Fort Sumter. During the four months between Lincoln’s election on November 7, 1860, and his inauguration on March 4, 1861, the Deep South seceded from the Union, seized all ...
  • Scudder, John Ralph (1951)
  • Mustin, Louise Goodwyn (University of Alabama Libraries, 1936)
  • Ray, Jonathan (University of Alabama Libraries, 2014)
    Andrew Jackson's experience with the Indians was an ambivalent relationship. From his childhood along the South Carolina-North Carolina border through his two terms as president, he had extensive interaction with both ...
  • White, David Jonathan (University of Alabama Libraries, 2017)
    This dissertation examines the collapse of southern Unionism between October 1859 and April 1861. This study argues that a series of events of violent antislavery and southern perceptions of northern support for them caused ...
  • Turner, Justin W. R. (University of Alabama Libraries, 2012)
    The game of baseball, a shared cultural affinity linking Cuba and the United States, has played a significant part in the relationship between those nations. Having arrived in Cuba as a symbol of growing American influence ...
  • Ball, Blake Scott (University of Alabama Libraries, 2017)
    The long 1960s is often considered to be a period of extreme polarization in American politics. This study of Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts franchise (comic strips, television programs, films, and merchandise), however, ...
  • Cecil, Patrick William (University of Alabama Libraries, 2015)
    This dissertation explores the maintenance of peace in Pennsylvania during the colonial era. When other colonies along the Atlantic seaboard experienced warfare in the early decades of settlement, Pennsylvania presents an ...
  • Dorsey, John T. (University of Alabama Libraries, 1950)
    There has been an increasing realization in recent years that no one of the various disciplines concerned with the study of man and his society, ranging from biology through the social sciences to philosophy, is sufficient ...
  • Maisel, Jay Max (University of Alabama Libraries, 1949)
    Long before the Civil War, the southern states had realized the importance of state sovereignty. The infringement upon the rights of state sovereignty was a perpetual source of discontent and animosity between the North ...
  • Downs, Matthew L. (University of Alabama Libraries, 2010)
    This dissertation describes the process of cooperation and contestation by which residents, civic leaders, state officials, and federal politicians in the Tennessee Valley encouraged the economic development of their rapidly ...
  • Menestres, Daniel Paul (University of Alabama Libraries, 2011)
    This dissertation describes the process of political development in North Carolina during the twentieth century. Beginning with the creation of the "solid South" in the early twentieth century, North Carolina's unique ...
  • Boucher, Morris Raymond (University of Alabama Libraries, )
    The history of Tuscaloosa as a town goes back beyond the history of the state of which it forms a part. From a purely technical standpoint, it became an incorporated town one day earlier than Alabama became a state. ...
  • Privette, Lindsay Rae (University of Alabama Libraries, 2018)
    In late spring of 1863, with New Orleans and Memphis firmly in Union control, the river town of Vicksburg, Mississippi was all that stood between the Union Army and its unobstructed use of the Mississippi River. Situated ...
  • Teters, Kristopher Allen (University of Alabama Libraries, 2012)
    This dissertation examines the policies and attitudes of Union officers towards emancipation in the western theater during the Civil War. It looks at how both high-ranking and junior Federal officers carried out emancipation ...

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