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International Cooperation In The World Of Sovereign But Interdependent Nation States: Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation As An International Regime, Chien-Hong Lee Dec 2001

International Cooperation In The World Of Sovereign But Interdependent Nation States: Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation As An International Regime, Chien-Hong Lee

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Legitimacy Of The Modern Militia, Jonathan Huber Jan 2001

The Legitimacy Of The Modern Militia, Jonathan Huber

Honors Theses

On May 16, 2001, barring any last minute court appeals, Timothy c Veigh will be executed for his role in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. He along with thousands of other Americans who have joined private armies, known as militia, to fight the American government share a common belief that the American government is corrupt at its core and actions such as this one are at the very least patriotic. To most Americans, however, acts such as the bombing of the Oklahoma City Federal Building are not only terroristic, but demonstrate the need ...


The Proper Role Of Religious Conviction In Moral-Political Discourse, Jerry Owens Jan 2001

The Proper Role Of Religious Conviction In Moral-Political Discourse, Jerry Owens

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Rethinking The Red Scare: The Lusk Committee And New York State's Fight Against Radicalism, 1919--1923, Todd J. Pfannestiel Jan 2001

Rethinking The Red Scare: The Lusk Committee And New York State's Fight Against Radicalism, 1919--1923, Todd J. Pfannestiel

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This study re-examines the Great Red Scare that followed the First World War in an effort to more accurately determine its origins, tactics, duration, and conclusion. Specifically, it analyzes the efforts of the Lusk Committee, New York State's joint legislative committee to combat radicalism, between 1919 and 1923.;Prior studies agree that the Red Scare was intense and brief in duration. Physical raids upon Socialist Party, Communist Party, and Industrial Workers of the World offices dominated the episode, culminating with Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer's infamous national raids in January, 1920. His heavy-handed tactics, which failed to uncover ...


"To End This Day Of Strife": Churchwomen And The Campaign For Integration, 1920-1970, Janine Marie Denomme Jan 2001

"To End This Day Of Strife": Churchwomen And The Campaign For Integration, 1920-1970, Janine Marie Denomme

Publicly Accessible Penn Dissertations

"'To End This Day of Strife': Churchwomen and the Campaign for Integration, 1920-1970," explores the development and significance of a race relations agenda within a national interdenominational and interracial organization of women, known today as Church Women United (CWU). This project examines the role the organization played in the expansion of a moral language of race that reached across region, race and denomination. The keys to this expansion were twofold: First, the participation of African American churchwomen in the organization from its beginnings stimulated dialogue and action; and second, the missionary legacy of white churchwomen, which, despite its initial imperialist ...


The Lost Philosopher: Algernon Sidney And The American Enlightenment, Laura K. Semel Jan 2001

The Lost Philosopher: Algernon Sidney And The American Enlightenment, Laura K. Semel

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


United States' Foreign Policy During The Haitian Revolution: A Story Of Continuity, Power Politics, And The Lure Of Empire In The Early Republic, Jeffrey B. Nickel Jan 2001

United States' Foreign Policy During The Haitian Revolution: A Story Of Continuity, Power Politics, And The Lure Of Empire In The Early Republic, Jeffrey B. Nickel

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


"A Bad Case Of Fossilized Tradition": The Discourse Of Race And Gender In Women's Battle For The Ballot In Richmond, Virginia 1909-1920, Melissa D. Ooten Jan 2001

"A Bad Case Of Fossilized Tradition": The Discourse Of Race And Gender In Women's Battle For The Ballot In Richmond, Virginia 1909-1920, Melissa D. Ooten

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.