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  Political history - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Political history is the narrative and analysis of political events, ideas, movements, and leaders.
The first "scientific" political history was written by Leopold von Ranke in Germany in the 19th century.
Politics: The historical development of economic, legal, and political ideas and institutions, ideologies and movements.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Political_history   (244 words)

 Political History
LDS involvement in American politics began with the conflicts between Mormons and non-Mormons in the 1830s and 1840s that led to the founding of a religious and political community in the Great Basin, organized by the U.S. Congress as Utah Territory.
Political involvement continued in the social and political order of the state of Utah where, because of the high number of Latter-day Saints, there is identification between the political community and the dominant religion.
Latter-day Saints relinquished important elements of the social, economic, and political order that they had established in the Great Basin in exchange for a measure of the political power and autonomy that decades of confrontation and conflict had demonstrated were necessary for their survival as a community.
www.lightplanet.com /mormons/daily/politics/Political_History_EOM.htm   (3538 words)

 History, Political Science and Criminal Justice Degree Program at Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
History Minor: The history minor is similar to the history major in that it focuses on developing an awareness, understanding and appreciation of the experiences and achievements of men and women from the past and from the present.
History Teaching Minor: Like the history teaching major, the minor works to prepare students as history teachers who will enlarge their students’ experience and educate them about the lives and significant events of those who have created the world in which they live.
Political science, therefore, is at the heart of preserving and improving the nation’s political system.
www.mtmary.edu /history.htm   (797 words)

 European History
Jacob Burckhardt's Social and Political Thought by Richard Sigurdson (University of Toronto Press) Best known as the author of The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt (1818—97) is one of the most important figures in the development of European historiography.
Rather, it is to explicate his political views, which have been previously under-appreciated, and to give his ideas the kind of careful consideration that might spur on others to engage in further examination and critical analysis.
Chapter 2 examines the confrontation between Burckhardt's 'cultural history' (Kulturgeschichte) and modern 'political history,' especially as it is represented by Ranke and the nationalist historians of the Prussian-German school.
www.wordtrade.com /history/europe   (1367 words)

 Political Cartoons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Political cartoons tell the history of the nineteenth century, from Napoleon Bonaparte and Waterloo through the Civil War to the Spanish-American and South African wars at the century's end.
Political cartoons and a government poster from the campaign for assimilation and control of recent immigrants that began in 1915 as the First World War raged in Europe.
Political cartoons published in the United States from the start of the war in the summer of 1914 through 1918 show the evolution of cartoonists' perspectives from protesting the horrors of war to mobilizing support for it.
www.boondocksnet.com /gallery/political_cartoons.html   (917 words)

 Political History of Ghana
One of the great sudanic states which dominate African history, the kingdom of Ghana controlled the gold trade between the min- ing areas to the south and the Saharan trade routes to the north.
Ghana spearheaded the political advancement of Africa and Dr. Nkrumah laid the foundations for the unity later expressed in the formation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU).
Political instability and the intervention of the military is unlikely, particularly given Kufuor's ability to turn the Ghanaian economy around since he came to power.
www.ghanaweb.com /GhanaHomePage/republic/polit_hist.php   (2235 words)

 History of Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The History of Belgium, from pre-history to the present day, is intertwined with the history of its European neighbours, in particularl that of the Netherlands and of Luxembourg.
Until 1581 the history of Belgium (except the Bishopric of Liège), the grand-duchy of Luxembourg and the country the Netherlands is the same: they formed the country/region of the Netherlands or the Low Countries.
The real political forces behind this were the Catholic clergy, which was against the Protestant Dutch king, William I, and the equally strong liberals, who opposed the royal authoritarianism, and the fact that the Belgians were not represented proportionally in the national assemblies at all.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Belgium   (5356 words)

 DWU - Department of History and Political Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
History is a way of thinking, for in reflecting on the past and exploring historical problems, we deepen our understanding of the human condition.
In addition to perfecting their analytical and writing skills, students trained in history are prepared for careers as high school educators, college professors, lawyers, government servants, museum curators and archivists, government historians, public historians, and military historians.
Political science is the study of human behavior as it relates to government and politics.
www.dwu.edu /history/index.htm   (467 words)

Political cartoonists have shaped public opinion since the mid-19th century, and they provide current scholars with a glimpse of the political debate and public opinion surrounding past events.
Political cartoons had the ability to reach both the literate and the illiterate, and Nast's cartoons outraged the public against Tweed and the Tammany Ring.
Additionally, political cartoons that were inspired by now-obscure political situations are difficult to analyze because imagery and metaphors presented may not still be familiar (Press, 29).
www2.truman.edu /parker/research/cartoons.html   (2162 words)

 Cambridge University Press - Political Science
Political history in the industrial world has indeed ended, argues this pioneering study, but the winner has been social democracy - an ideology and political movement that has been as influential as it has been misunderstood.
Berman looks at the history of social democracy from its origins in the late nineteenth century to today and shows how it beat out competitors such as classical liberalism, orthodox Marxism, and its cousins, Fascism and National Socialism by solving the central challenge of modern politics - reconciling the competing needs of capitalism and democracy.
This is a study of European social democracy that rewrites the intellectual and political history of the modern era while putting contemporary debates about globalization in their proper intellectual and historical context.
www.cambridge.org /us/politicalscience   (924 words)

 A Political History of SF
The history of modern SF is one of five attempted revolutions — one success and four enriching failures.
This turns out to be useful perspective because more of the history of SF than one might expect is intertwined with political questions, and SF had an important role in giving birth to at least one distinct political ideology that is alive and important today.
But cultural history is littered with the corpses of zealots who attempted to yoke art to ideology with shallow arguments, only to be exposed as fools when the art became obsolescent before the ideology or (more often) vice-versa.
www.catb.org /~esr/writings/sf-history.html   (4463 words)

 Political History: 14 to 18 years
Politics in Britain: 1750-1950: An encyclopedia of politics in Britain between 1750 and 1950.
Political Cartoons: The Political Cartoon Society is a non-profit making organisation for those interested in History and Politics through the medium of cartoons.
American Politics: This site is aimed at those students studying American Politics at an Advanced level (17 to 18 year olds) and most sections have been updated to include the 2000 election result and issues that have arisen in the current government of George Bush.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /REVhistorypolitical.htm   (1107 words)

 The History Guy: The History of American Political Parties
Politics and Political Campaigns: Democratic-Republican Party 1794-1826--Informative article on the original version of today's Democratic Party and their history.
Politics and Political Campaigns: Democratic Party 1834-Present--Informative article on the Democrats and their history.
Politics and Political Campaigns: The Whig Party 1836-1852--Informative article on the now defunct Whig and their history.
www.historyguy.com /party_histories.html   (288 words)

 North Carolina History Project : Political History
Most remembered as the architect of political Fusion in North Carolina during the 1890s and for gaining Populist support for the 1896 presidential candidacy of William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925), Marion Butler was born in Sampson County, North Carolina.
Though they may have lost many political battles, Federalists may have won the war, for their vision of a cosmopolitan and industrialized America eventually came to fruition.
The Almanac of American Politics labeled the conservative Helms a “Jeremiah” for believing in an imminent doom and warning against the encroaching dangers of big government, communism, and abortion—to name three examples.
www.northcarolinahistory.org /encyclopedia/7/category   (862 words)

 Political Cartoons and Cartoonists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The resources presented here trace the history of political cartooning from the beginning of the nineteenth century and document its transformation during the watershed period at the end of the century when political cartoons emerged as one of the most popular and influential features of the daily press.
The history of the chalk talk is explored with examples of chalk talks delivered for both young and adult audiences.
Books and articles exploring the history of political cartoons and caricature from early British portrayals of Napoleon through the rise of the daily cartoon in the American press in the late 1890s to their use mobilizing support for World War I. Citation: Zwick, Jim, ed.
www.boondocksnet.com /gallery/pc_intro.html   (515 words)

 Political 'History' by Gail Jarvis
In preparation for refashioning the interpretation of the cause of the Civil War to conform to current political trends, a questionnaire was sent to all National Park Service battlefield sites.
Results of the survey convinced the National Park Service that, of the 28 battlefield sites it operates, only nine "adequately" addressed slavery in their exhibits, etc. So, in order to comply with the government’s mandate, the exhibits, etc. at all battlefield sites had to be revised.
Likewise, portraying the Reconstruction Era as beneficial to the nation promotes the idea that central planners in Washington are better qualified to manage the social and economic activity of local communities.
www.lewrockwell.com /jarvis/jarvis30.html   (1063 words)

 The History Guy: United StatesPolitical Parties
Of the main parties in American politics, this is the more conservative of the two.
The so-called Third Parties in the American political landscape usually sit in the shadow of the dominant Democratic and Republican parties.
Unlike other political organizations, we do not believe these principles are outdated.
www.historyguy.com /Politicalparties.html   (953 words)

 [Regents Prep Global History] Political Systems: Introduction
Throughout history, many kinds of political systems developed in different areas of the world depending on the needs of the people, and the economic resources available.
a political system in which the government is under the control of a religious organization or its officials.
a political system in which the government is under the control of the citizens themselves, or elected representatives chosen from eligible citizens.
regentsprep.org /Regents/global/themes/politicalsystems/index.cfm   (220 words)

 HistoryShots History of the Political Parties II
HistoryShots History of the Political Parties II ****JavaScript based drop down DHTML menu generated by NavStudio.
This print is based on the unique design of the original History of Political Parties print.
It is the same size as the first History of Political Parties print and makes a great match set when purchased together.
www.historyshots.com /parties2   (211 words)

 Chinese Cultural Studies: Concise Political History of China
The title of emperor was used for the first time in Chinese history to set the Ch'in ruler apart--as the ruler of the unified land--from the kings, the heads of the earlier, smaller states.
The T'ang emperors set up a political system in which the emperor was supreme and government officials were selected on the bases of merit and education.
It is within the Political Bureau and its elite Standing Committee that power is concentrated and the highest level decisions of state are made.
acc6.its.brooklyn.cuny.edu /~phalsall/texts/chinhist.html   (16949 words)

 Proctor, Vermont Town Political History
(Jennison, 183) He had his first taste of state politics when he was elected representative to the legislature for the town of Rutland in 1867 (Gale, 163) This initiated the extensive role the Proctor family would have in Vermont's political history.
Over the course of Proctor town history, the greater involvement of the Proctor family in politics, the greater proportion of conservative votes were cast by the town.
After the Proctor family left state politics and the marble industry, in the 1970s, the more town votes fell in line with the rest of the state.
www.uvm.edu /~ashawley/proctor   (4244 words)

 History and Political Science Faculty and Staff
Her research focuses on the social, religious, and political history of France from the 17th to the 19th century.
Other teaching and research interests include the history of European women, the cultural and intellectual history of modern Europe, and the development of nationalism and national identity.
His research and teaching interest is on U.S. political history for the period since 1928, with particular focus on the Roosevelt-Truman and Kennedy-Johnson administrations.
www.lvc.edu /history/staff.aspx   (465 words)

 Hawaiian Kingdom - Political History
The nationality or political status of persons ancillary to the Hawaiian Kingdom are termed Hawaiian subjects.
The native inhabitants of the Hawaiian Islands became subjects of the Kingdom as a consequence of the unification of the islands by His Majesty King Kamehameha I at the turn of the 19th century.
Organized resistance by the native subjects of the country resulted in the creation of the Hawaiian Political Party, also known as the Hui Kalai'aina, who protested against the so-called constitution of 1887.
www.hawaiiankingdom.org /political-history.shtml   (3150 words)

 PUREPOLITICS.COM - Political History "Have Fun"
1820- Political Parties and the support for these parties took drastic declines, especially the Federalist Party, since they had not elected one of their own since John Adams.
Adams was known as a minority President because not one of the candidates had a majority of the votes and the decision went to Congress.
After a brief summary of the past 200 years of American Political History, one thing is certain, the only constant in the political world is change.
www.purepolitics.com /politicalhistory.htm   (1543 words)

 Modern Political History of Iran
Iran’s modern political history, (that of the last century) began with the fall of the Qajor dynasty, and the constitutional revolution.
Because of the strategic geographical position of Iran, the Qajar dynasty (1796-1928) fell prey to two great powers of the early 20th century in Asia, England and Russia.
Iran’s unsuccessful wars with these countries led to the constitutional revolution, which was “the first occasion of united action by the Iranian people against the autocratic policies of the Shah and his court”.
www.mtholyoke.edu /~nvsobhan/modernpoliticalhistory.html   (1040 words)

 Bachelor of Arts in History/Political Science
By fusing the complementary disciplines of history and political science, this degree program seeks to foster an understanding and appreciation of local, national and international historical and contemporary events and issues, and to develop such skills as interpretative analysis, critical thinking, writing and research.
Graduates of the program will be prepared for a broad array of employment opportunities including teaching, government service, public administration, public history, museum work, politics and public service, business, journalism, law enforcement, and non-profit organizations.
In addition, graduates are prepared for law school as well as graduate school programs in areas such as history, public history, political science/government, public administration, and library science.
www.iuk.edu /~kosbsc/history_political_science.shtml   (361 words)

 Boston.com / News / Politics / Gallery / Moments and icons in Mass. political history
Boston.com / News / Politics / Gallery / Moments and icons in Mass.
Lomasney was a powerful political force in Boston politics for the first three decades of the 20th century.
As boss of Ward 8 (mainly Boston's West End), he held great sway in the city's political fortunes.
www.boston.com /news/politics/gallery/mass_pol_history?pg=2   (84 words)

 BUBL LINK: Political history
Aims to provide a continually developing collection of politically aware and representative materials, which span all areas of political persuasion and cultural representation.
Aims to encourage research into the history of the European Communities, to promote public interest in the development of European integration and to ensure greater transparency in the functioning of the European institutions.
Traces the history of political cartoons in the US from the early nineteenth century onwards.
bubl.ac.uk /link/p/politicalhistory.htm   (1186 words)

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