United States History

Cultural History
Mehmet Samuk

Taverns in Early Massachusetts

In colonial Massachusetts, as in many other American colonies in the 1760s and 1770s, taverns played a critical role in the development of popular resistance to

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Cultural History
Mehmet Samuk

Early Horse Racing in America

Horse racing in North America began almost as soon as Europeans settled the colonies. The first racetrack, called the New Market, was established in 1665

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Descriptive Article
Aylin Salinas

Cesar Chavez Part I

Cesar Chavez is a very famous Mexican-American labor leader. He inspired many agricultural workers to stand up and face problems in the work force. Chavez

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Cultural History
Aurora Torres

Woodstock 1969: How it Began

The Sixties. We think of the Vietnam War, Civil Rights protests, the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Apollo landing on the moon, hippies, Peace

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Descriptive Article
Esperanza Mauricio

Molly Pitcher

Cannons roared alongside the battle cries of men. The clearing was filled with the sting of fighting. As men collided with one another, women ran

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Cultural History
Mehmet Samuk

The American Lyceums

Lyceums combined education and oratory, two passions of the mid-nineteenth century, in the 1830’s to create a movement that was both popular and educational. The

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African and African American Studies
Aurora Torres

Civil Rights Activist: Rosa Parks

Winner of the Fall 2016 StMU History Media Award for Best Article in the Category of “People” When one hears the name Rosa Parks, one is taken

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Descriptive Article
Amanda Cantu

The Struggles of Labor

For the average American, having a job is an essential aspect of life; without a stable source of income, it is nearly impossible to survive

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Descriptive Article
Mehmet Samuk

Federalists and Anti-Federalists

Every year there are dozens of scholarly books and articles that are published describing the founding period of the United States. The debate between Federalists

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Descriptive Article
Oscar Sepulveda

Common Sense: Thomas Paine

There are moments in history that stand out and are remembered more than others. Moments like these are crucial because they tend to change the lives

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Academic Explanatory
Celina Resendez

America Loves Lucy

Winner of the Fall 2016 StMU History Media Awards for Best Explanatory Article Most Captivating/Engaging Article Best Use of Multiple Images Best Introductory Paragraph Best

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