My Dissertation Journey #2

I have submitted my first draft of chapter one. With references it is at thirty-two pages. It will change significantly in my final submission. The first chapter is really my introduction and my historiography section. As I find more resources the historiography section will grow and I will be able to create other sections –Continue reading “My Dissertation Journey #2”

Constitutional and Legal Racism in Indiana: 1787 – 1870

            The State of Indiana was created in 1816 and was carved out of the Northwest Territory as established in 1787 by the Congress of the Confederation.  Indiana would become one of six states, along with Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and part of Minnesota.  Part of the 1787 act created An Ordinance for the GovernmentContinue reading “Constitutional and Legal Racism in Indiana: 1787 – 1870”

Economic Theory of the Great Depression: Goverment Failure?

            America in the 1920’s was very prosperous and full of optimism.  The decade is known as the “Roaring Twenties” and despite nuisances, such as prohibition, the decade is often depicted as one long party.  And why not?  The Great War had ended; The 19th Amendment was passed, giving women the right to vote; andContinue reading “Economic Theory of the Great Depression: Goverment Failure?”

Growth in the Postbellum Economy: North and South Carolina Economic Recovery.

After the Civil War the United States entered in to a period of reconstruction. The war destroyed many of the plantations in the south, which provided for the economic need. This discussion will look at how tobacco and cotton faired in the south during reconstruction. It will analyze two different articles. The first article lookedContinue reading “Growth in the Postbellum Economy: North and South Carolina Economic Recovery.”

Boston Tea Party Part One

This is part one of my History H701 post on The Boston Tea Party. Using Jstor I researched the Boston Tea Party which took place on December 16, 1773.  On that night, approximately 50 members of the Sons of Liberty organized in part by Samuel Adams disguised themselves as Indians and bordered three British shipsContinue reading “Boston Tea Party Part One”

Boston Tea Party Part Two

This was the second post from him History H701 course. For this week’s discussion I used the Jerry Falwell library, specifically the American historical imprints database in order to look for primary sources to enhance a special topic that may be taught in an American history course. Continuing on with my topic of the BostonContinue reading “Boston Tea Party Part Two”