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From Tomboys to Athletes: How Title IX Changed Women's Athletics at UW-Eau Claire, 1972-1980
Prior to the passage of Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, women and men did not play on equal fields, literally. There were few, if any, athletic programs, had limited or non-existent budgets, and were not treated ...
Business, Labor and Political Efficiency: Post-World War II Municipal Reform in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
For decades historians and political scientists alike have been studying the trends and processes of municipal level political reform within the United States. Their attention has largely focused on answering questions ...
"In and About the Village": Colfax: 1870-1910
Jonathan Carver's Footprints: The Carver Land Grant Case of 1825 and the Impact of American Indian Policy
The case of the Jonathan Carver land grant has a long and complicated history. While most historians have covered the history of the Carver land grant they have failed to see the importance of how American Indian land ...
The Smithsonian?Enola Gay Controversy: Including Wisconsin Perspectives on the Exhibit and the Atomic Bombings
This paper examines the Smithsonian?Enola Gay controversy, an event which took place between 1993 and 1995. The controversy had broad implications for the field of history and the arena of American public consciousness. ...
What a Relief: Green Bay Families During the Great Depression, 1929-1940
On October 24, 1929 the New York stock market crashed. Many people view the crash of the stock market as the beginning of the Great Depression. Families all over the country needed to adjust their lifestyles in order to ...
Life of Peter Peterson and his Son Everett: A Brief Biography of Both Men and a Discussion of Differing Levels of Racism Between Generations
Everett "Peter" Peterson I was a young slave living in the south during the time of the Civil War. He was taken in by a Lieutenant who was traveling with General William T. Sherman during his famous march. Peter was ...
From “Beer Barons” to Antitrust Offenders: The Federal Alcohol Administration Act and United States Antitrust Policy That Impacted Breweries in Wisconsin
This paper examines the brewing companies in Wisconsin that violated antitrust laws numerous times throughout the twentieth century by limiting competition and trying to organize monopolies by obtaining properties. The ...
Archidamus' and Pericles' Foreign Policies: An Application of International Relations Theory
In 431 B.C.E., with the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War, the Greek world entered into the most violent, divisive, and overall devastating conflict of its history. Myriad scholars have attempted to explain the causes of ...