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    Italian Immigration Literature Review

            Italian Immigration: A Review of the Literature       Madalyn Ullestad             History 297 Prof. Ferrell and Mr. Bales April 13, 2018               “I hereby declare upon my word of honor that I have neither given nor received unauthorized help on this work.” ABSTRACT   How history has been studied throughout time has gradually changed and shifted. The way Italian immigration has been written about has also changed. This literature review covers various works ranging from the 1970s to past few years. These monographs start as narratives and develop into analytical works. With a…

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    Book Review

    Madalyn Ullestad Alexander, Benjamin F. Coxey’s Army: Popular Protest in the Gilded Age. Witness to History. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press, 2015. In Coxey’s Army: Popular Protest in the Gilded Age, written by Benjamin Alexander, the political discontents during the 1890s are emphasized and connected to the once considered irrational march on Washington in 1894. Hundreds of unemployed men, otherwise known as Coxey’s Army, trudged to the capital demanding the government employ them with programs to build roads. These demands were unheard of at the time as the government was not considered responsible to ensure employment. Anyone unemployed was considered “lazy” and it was through fault of their own. Coxey’s…

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    Secondary Source Analysis

    Citino, Robert M. “Military Histories Old and New: A Reintroduction.” American Historical Review 112, no. 4                     (October 2007): 1070-1090. While the general public is vastly interested in military history but, historians are moving away from the subject. In “Military Histories Old and New: A Reintroduction,” written in 2007, Robert M. Citino reasons that scholars should be paying more attention to military history and what it has to offer. He breaks down the historiography of military history into three categories and shows how it is a much broader subject that commonly thought. This subject can include societal implications, and historians should…