Digital History at Ursinus

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The text focuses on a Politics course offered as part of the 2019-2020 course catalog and as an elective to the AAAS minor. The course is a 300-level Politics course. This course pays attention to the political strategies used by African Americans in…

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FDR and the Democratic Party were assailed by Republican speakers at a political rally in the gymnasium at the height of the presidential election of 1932.

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Representatives of the Socialist, Republican, and Democratic parties visit Ursinus students during a regular meeting of the Y.W.C. The program was largely held on account of the ongoing presidential election that year.

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An annual meeting of the Debating Association of Pennsylvania, which students from Ursinus College participated in, debated the issues of: war debt cancellation, the nationalizing of electric power and heat companies, Japan's conquest of Manchuria,…

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The majority of Ursinus students, 268, voted for the Republican ticket (Hoover), while a strong minority, 154 in all, voted for the Socialist and Democratic tickets. This election marked a major shift in the political identity of the student body of…

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The mother of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Sarah, visits Ursinus, and speaks on behalf of her son as to his plans for the future of the country.

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Professor Boswell discusses the policies and plans of socialism and anarchism, and then compares those to that of capitalism. In the end, Boswell used the example of capitalism to criticize the extreme stances taken by both socialism and anarchism,…

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In this article, Ursinus students are chastised for their lack of interest in the country's affairs compared to their interest in foreign affairs. Specifically, a major source of contention, according to the author, is how he perceives how Ursinus…
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