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William Jennings Bryan: "Among Friends" In Arkansas, C. J. Hall Jan 1982

William Jennings Bryan: "Among Friends" In Arkansas, C. J. Hall

Honors Theses

Campaign style has changed dramatically since the turn of the century when William Jennings Bryan captured the political limelight. Bryan, a three time Democratic nominee for President, developed a new campaign tactic during the 1896 Presidential election; he continued to employ the new style for the remainder of his life. In 1896 Bryan's political organization could not compete with the well-financed Republican system, so the "Great Commoner" took his cause to the people. Presidential candidates were not supposed to actively campaign for the office, but Bryan broke the norm. After the 1896 election, Bryan continued to travel around the ...


Sex Differences In Elite Political Participation And Recruitment, Kathleen Marie Sullivan Jan 1982

Sex Differences In Elite Political Participation And Recruitment, Kathleen Marie Sullivan

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Sino-Soviet Dispute In Africa, 1974-1978, Charles Andrew Waters Jan 1982

The Sino-Soviet Dispute In Africa, 1974-1978, Charles Andrew Waters

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Politics And Composition Of Henry Viii's Privy Council 1540--1547, Alan George Moore Jan 1982

The Politics And Composition Of Henry Viii's Privy Council 1540--1547, Alan George Moore

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Reinhold Niebuhr And Jerry Falwell: The Christian In Politics, James B. Comey Jan 1982

Reinhold Niebuhr And Jerry Falwell: The Christian In Politics, James B. Comey

Undergraduate Honors Theses

The purpose of this thesis is to give full hearing to the theology and political philosophy of each [Jerry Falwell and Reinhold Niebuhr], allowing both men to answer the question -- Why should the Christian be involved in politics? An analysis of the way in which Falwell and Niebuhr use the scriptural tradition they both contend is foundational for their theories will provide a sound basis to be followed by elaboration of their thought. The fourth and final chapter will be a comparison and contrast of Niebuhr and Falwell focusing on the issue of nationalism which plays a major role in ...


Social Democracy In North America: A Canadian Example, Rodney Lavern Johnson Jan 1982

Social Democracy In North America: A Canadian Example, Rodney Lavern Johnson

Masters Theses

This thesis attempts to discuss a unique political phenomenon in North America - successful Canadian socialism. The first part discusses a workable definition of ideology and a theoretical approach to the explanation of legitimate ideological diversity. The second part of the paper explains the socio-economic and political milieu of Western Canadian society in the early twentieth century and the evolution of a consequent Anglophone socialist movement in response to this environment. The third part discusses concurrent Francophone political phenomena.

Ideology is defined as an amalgamation of commonly agreed upon principles designed to promote a particular communal or national interest. Gad Horowitz ...


Germany, Mexico, And The United States, 1911-1917, John Joseph Leffler Jan 1982

Germany, Mexico, And The United States, 1911-1917, John Joseph Leffler

Dissertations and Theses

The thesis focuses on Germany's Mexican policies from 1911 to 1917, with particular attention given to the connection of these policies to political relations between the United States and Germany and between the United States and Mexico. The paper also attempts to place German activities in Mexico within the context of Germany's desire to promote its political and economic interests on a worldwide scale. Although some unpublished sources were consulted, the account relies mostly on published documents, memoirs, and secondary sources for its factual basis.