• Acquisition of the Hawaiian Islands : a step in the territorial and commercial expansion of the United States 

    Evans, Eldon Cobb, d. 1918 (University of Missouri, 1912)
    During the Middle Ages, the rulers of the countries of Europe were little interested in colonial or commercial expansion. The questions which interested them were those relating to the increase of the royal power or the ...
  • The development of railroads in Missouri to 1860 

    Templin, Lucinda de Leftwich (University of Missouri, 1915)
    Railroad construction in Missouri was undertaken by private companies who expected to finance the roads by subscriptions to the capital stock by individuals, towns and counties. Early in 1851 the people realized that the ...
  • The geography of Boone county : historical and economic geography 

    Knight, Martineau (University of Missouri, 1915)
    This thesis discusses the geographical concerns of Boone County including its location, agriculture, economic dependencies, transportation capabilities, and people. The authors attempts to show correlation between the ...
  • Hamilton R. Gamble and the provisional government of Missouri 

    Crutsinger, George M. (George Mahan), b. 1886 (University of Missouri, 1910)
    In order to present an intelligible account of the necessity of a Provisional Government in Missouri; and the policies, actions, and results of such a government, it will be necessary to devote attention, to the political ...
  • The influence of slavery upon Missouri politics (to include 1860) 

    Tupes, Herschel (University of Missouri, 1910)
    In order that this discussion of the influence of slavery upon Missouri politics may be the better understood, it willustrations be well to first present such facts relating to the local status of slavery as willustrations ...
  • The origin and history of the doctrine of popular sovereignty 

    Quaife, Milo Milton, 1880-1959 (University of Missouri, 1905)
    In this study of the Doctrine of Popular Sovereignty the principal attention has been devoted to its origin and its growth as a political policy until Stephen A. Douglas became its champion and secured its adoption by ...