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  • Author: Sterne, Evelyn Savidge

Date: 2003

Language: en

Find in a Library: 123124412, 52458642

Find Online: OL7848540M

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From Cornell University Press: "Through her account of the newcomers' fight for political inclusion, Evelyn Savidge Sterne offers a fresh perspective on the nationwide struggle to define American identity at the turn of the twentieth century....In a…

  • Author: Walker, David Bradstreet

Date: 1961

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1081600

An analysis of Brunswick and Lewiston, Maine voting patterns based on demography, involvement in ethnic social organizations, and economic scale. Walker examines poll figures beginning with the post-1860 French Canadian migration period and moving…

  • Author: Potholm, Christian

Date: 2002

Language: en

Find in a Library: 49332477

A collection of short essays that examines American politics through the lens of the political arena in the state of Maine. Written by a Bowdoin College professor of government and legal studies. Contains a few brief chapters devoted specifically to…

  • Author: Wright, Carroll Davidson

Date: 1882

Language: en

Find in a Library: 9773740

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Transcription of an 1881 "informal hearing" at the Massachusetts legislature regarding the publication of the annual report of the Massachusetts Labor Statistics Bureau in which the French Canadians are famously referred to as "the Chinese of the…

  • Author: Melvin, Charlotte Maxine Lenentine

Date: 1955

Thesis Type: M.A., History

Institution: University of New Brunswick

Language: en

Find in a Library: 433902080

History of the Madawaska border region of the Upper Saint John River Valley as a meeting point of New Brunswick and the state of Maine. Madawaska as an area of political negotiation, a borderland infused with geographic and political meaning in the…

  • Author: O'Connor, Daniel Giles

Date: 1969

Thesis Type: Ed. D.

Institution: University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Language: en

Find in a Library: 116818

Argument toward implementing a bilingual education program in the public schools of the state of Vermont. Written in the context of the 1968 United States congressional discussions about funding bilingual education in general, and the scope of…

  • Author: Marceau, Albert J.

Date: 2009

Thesis Type: M.A., History

Institution: Central Connecticut State University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 558840837

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From the author: "The thesis is an examination of the role of Fr. Jean-Baptiste Proulx as an intermediary for the French-Canadian laity at St. James’ Church in Danielson, Connecticut in the parish discord known as the Danielson Affair, and as a…

  • Author: Dawley, Alan

Date: 1981 Autumn - 1982 Spring

Publication: Labour/Le Travail

Volume: 8/9

Language: en

Find in a Library: 181819835

Essay on the divisions of power and labor in industrialized American economies - more specifically, mill towns - as transformations of earlier forms of authority in America. Uses the thought-work of Marx, Durkheim, and Weber, as well as the social…

  • Author: Crean, Susan M.
  • Author: Rioux, Marcel

Date: 1983

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10800674

Find Online: OL2881627M

Book-length essay by two Canadian scholars on altering and asserting the political, social, and economic strengths of Canada and Quebec, respectively, amidst "American Pre-eminence" in the late 20th century. Suggestions on efforts to reshape Canadian…

  • Author: Levasseur, Raymond Luc

Date: 2002

Language: en

Find in a Library: 55030481

Ray Luc Levasseur's statements from the 1989 criminal trial where he represented himself against accusations of racketeering. He places himself and a working-class Franco (Sanford, Maine) upbringing in the course of an American class struggle,…

  • Author: Classen, H. George

Date: 1967

Language: en

Find in a Library: 788812

Find Online: OL5537093M

History of borderlands and border disputes between the United States and Canada. Chapter 1 is dedicated to the early-nineteenth-century St. John River Valley border dispute and the Webster-Ashburton Treaty (1842) that solidified the division between…

  • Author: Spinner, Jeffrey Alan

Date: 1992

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Political Science

Institution: University of Michigan

Language: en

Find in a Library: 30073134

From the author: "Liberals usually argue that cultural identity can flourish in the private sphere but should not matter in public. This argument is blind to the way liberal institutions affect cultural identity, the prejudices that members of some…

  • Author: Silvia, Philip Thomas, Jr.

Date: 1973

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: Fordham University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 5661072

The place of Fall River, Massachusetts, in the United States' 19th-century industrial boom, its ensuing period of immigration and cultural diversification, and the birth of the American middle class. A massive and in-depth dissertation that pays…

  • Author: Harmond, Richard Peter

Date: 1966

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Political Science

Institution: Columbia University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 36608666

Find Online: OL11687408W

Massachusetts politics during fifteen years within the industrial and early immigration periods of the late 19th century. From Harmond: "As this study seeks to show, Massachusetts confronted a dual set of challenges in the post-Reconstruction era. …

  • Author: Cox, Harold R.

Date: 1972

Thesis Type: M.A., Political Science

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 11328160

Study of links between French ethnicity and voting in Maine in the 20th century. Franco American voting patterns, and the recent history of the Franco American voting bloc in Maine state politics.

  • Author: Bernard, Laureat Odilon

Date: 1949

Thesis Type: M.A., History and Government

Institution: University of Maine

Language: en

Find in a Library: 49798931

Government and politics in the industrial city of Lewiston, Maine, in the midst of the Great Depression.

  • Author: Scherzer, Kenneth A.

Date: 1989 February

Publication: Urban Studies

Volume: 26

Language:

Find in a Library: 360758768

Brief essay on the Depression-era local economics of the highly industrialized and densely populated Massachusetts town of Fall River. Governmental maneuverings and business restructuring in response to the great 1930s economic downturn.

  • Author: Richard, Mark Paul

Date: 2009-06

Publication: The New England Quarterly

Volume: 82

Language: en

Find in a Library: 362581627

From MIT Press Journals: "During the 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan expanded to the northeastern United States, where it confronted Franco-American Catholics throughout Maine. In response, this ethnic population modeled an appropriate resistance to the…

  • Author: LeBlanc, Robert G.

Date: 1985-fall

Publication: American Review of Canadian Studies

Volume: 15

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60621291

From the author:" 'Les Canadiens Français de la Nouvelle-Angleterre' (1891) by the French Jesuit Edouard Hamon is representative of Quebec imperialist thought. Hamon envisioned a peaceful conquest of New England by a surplus French-Canadian…

  • Author: LeMay, Joseph A.

Date: 1980 Spring

Publication: American Review of Canadian Studies

Volume: 10

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60621291

Essay on hydroelectricity as an international commerce platform, with a specific focus on the relationship between Québec and New York state - the former selling hydroelectric power to the latter. The author considers the environmental and economic…

  • Author: Lamy, Paul

Date: 1976 Autumn

Publication: American Review of Canadian Studies

Volume: 6

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60621291

Discussion on Canadian government service "language planning" in light of its official bilingual status. Particular attention is paid to the percentage of federal employee positions that, before unilingual, are now slated and anticipated to be held…

  • Author: Ham, Edward B.

Date: 1945 December

Publication: The New England Quarterly

Volume: 18

Language: en

Find in a Library: 480410679

Thoughts on political and cultural attitudes in Québec with particular reference to the war effort. Ham interrogates New England French Canadian minority culture to examine more intimately the general political thought-processes of WWII-era Québec.…

  • Author: Doty, C. Stewart

Date: 1997 October

Publication: Journal of Contemporary History

Volume: 32

Language: en

Find in a Library: 477889483

Essay on the Franco American elite's adopted regard for French fascist politics and sentiment in New England. How WWII heightened political divisions in the United States, and the Franco elite failed to appeal politically to working-class Franco…

  • Author: Castonguay, Charles

Date: 1976 Autumn

Publication: American Review of Canadian Studies

Volume: 6

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60621291

A paper looking into the location and development of Bilingual Districts in Canada - meaning, the establishment of outposts of Canadian federal services that can take place in both English and French to serve a population that has significant…

  • Author: Caldwell, Gary

Date: 1976 Autumn

Publication: American Review of Canadian Studies

Volume: 6

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60621291

An evaluation of reactions to, condemnations of, and opinions relative to Québec's 1974 passage of Bill 22 - making law the preference and predominance of the French language in that province. Much of the hubbub surrounding this bill was created by…

  • Author: Belcourt, S.N.A.

Date: 1923-05-00

Publication: The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

Volume: 107

Language: en

Find in a Library: 479566389

Brief essay from an early twentieth-century Canadian senator on the presence of French Canadians in the United States and the provinces of Canada.