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Film Review: Selma (2015), Moriah Schnose, Casey Lee, Blanca Garcia-Barron Oct 2019

Film Review: Selma (2015), Moriah Schnose, Casey Lee, Blanca Garcia-Barron

History in the Making

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Roses And Votes: Immigrant Jewish Women And The New York Woman Suffrage Movement, 1894-1917, Katelyn Johnson Oct 2019

Roses And Votes: Immigrant Jewish Women And The New York Woman Suffrage Movement, 1894-1917, Katelyn Johnson

History in the Making

The purpose of this article is to explore the role that Jewish immigrant women had in the Women’s Suffrage Movement. It is focused in New York due to the unique concurrency of a large, concentrated Jewish immigrant community and a heavily active location for the Women’s Suffrage Movement. The project draws a strong link to Jewish workingwomen’s influence and participation in the Labor Rights Movement, also during the early nineteenth century. The research draws upon several primary sources from the Lower East Side Jewish community, as well as the research of historians Susan A. Glenn and Melissa ...


Film Review: 10 Days In A Madhouse, Lauren Adams, Brent Bellah Oct 2019

Film Review: 10 Days In A Madhouse, Lauren Adams, Brent Bellah

History in the Making

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Bobby Vega, William Howlett Oct 2019

Bobby Vega, William Howlett

History in the Making

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Camp Followers, Nurses, Soldiers, And Spies: Women And The Modern Memory Of The Revolutionary War, Heather K. Garrett Oct 2019

Camp Followers, Nurses, Soldiers, And Spies: Women And The Modern Memory Of The Revolutionary War, Heather K. Garrett

History in the Making

When asked of their memory of the American Revolution, most would reference George Washington or Paul Revere, but probably not Molly Pitcher, Lydia Darragh, or Deborah Sampson. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to demonstrate not only the lack of inclusivity of women in the memory of the Revolutionary War, but also why the women that did achieve recognition surpassed the rest. Women contributed to the war effort in multiple ways, including serving as cooks, laundresses, nurses, spies, and even as soldiers on the battlefields. Unfortunately, due to the large number of female participants, it would be impossible to ...


Book Review: American History Unbound, Brittany Kelley Oct 2019

Book Review: American History Unbound, Brittany Kelley

History in the Making

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American Populism During The Ninteenth-Century, Andrew Richter Oct 2019

American Populism During The Ninteenth-Century, Andrew Richter

History in the Making

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Manzanar: Lasting Remnants And Reflections On An American Injustice, Rocío Gomez Oct 2019

Manzanar: Lasting Remnants And Reflections On An American Injustice, Rocío Gomez

History in the Making

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An Exclusion And An Agreement: Comparing The Chinese And Japanese Immigrant Experiences, 1870–1942, Eric Lowe Oct 2019

An Exclusion And An Agreement: Comparing The Chinese And Japanese Immigrant Experiences, 1870–1942, Eric Lowe

History in the Making

While the many immigrant stories associated with the American melting pot are set against the backdrop of the east coasts’ Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, it is important to note that immigration to America’s West Coast was arguably more influential in the development of U.S. immigration policy. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Chinese and Japanese fought for the right to become citizens while facing opposition from both the American public and the U.S. legal system. Examining these struggles against the common narrative contributes to a more comprehensive understanding of what it ...