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God's army: religious conservatives at the 1992 Republican National Convention.
Before 1992, religious conservatives had been an important voting bloc for Republican presidential candidates. They provided crucial monetary and organizational support, but they were often dissatisfied with their lack ...
He was ours: Lyndon Baines Johnson and American identity.
President Lyndon B. Johnson challenged his fellow citizens to build a Great Society based on traditional conceptions of American identity. Johnson's cultivation of a personal identity as a Texan, rather than a southerner, ...
"Whose boy will die because you failed?" : Waco and McLennan County in 1942.
This thesis analyzes the experiences and actions of Waco and McLennan County residents during 1942, the first full year of World War II. People living on the home front participated in the war effort in a variety of ways, ...
Land reform and the fall of the Roman Republic, 133-83 BC.
This thesis follows the birth and growth of the land reform movement in Roman politics from the period of 133 - 83 BC. Beginning with Tiberius Gracchus in 133 and moving through the periods of leadership of Gaius Gracchus ...
Saudi Arabia and the United States' plans for Middle East defense.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower administration's Cold War concerns shaped the United States' policy in the Middle East during the 1950s. Relations with Saudi Arabia proved critical as the U.S. pursued its interests in the region. ...
Kirvin and Streetman: a new history of the northwest section of Freestone County, 1900-1950.
A social history of the northwest section of Freestone County, Texas, focusing mainly on the towns of Kirvin and Streetman, 1900–1950, reveals the developments, the tragedies, the stories, and the obvious themes running ...