The Scribe: Volume 1

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The Scribe of the Ages: Ruminations on History

An Undergraduate Journal produced by The Alpha Xi Psi Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society

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Volume I
May 2015

Editor-in-Chief

Jennifer Robinson

Editorial Board

Laura Mele
Matthew Ruffino
Katie Willis

Faculty Advisor

Dr. David Nelson

Table of Contents


Biographies
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Contributing Authors.…………………………………………………………………………....……iii

Primary Source Analyses
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The Emancipation Proclamation: A Country’s True Reaction
Meg Tocci………………………………………………..……………………………..…….1

Using Gun Powder to Sell Face Powder: Advertising in McCall’s Magazine During World War II
Katie Willis……………………………………………………………………………………6

Research Papers
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Medieval Kings: The Development of the French and English Monarchies
Matthew Ruffino…………………………..…………………………………………..……..15

Francis Makemie and Colonial Presbyterianism
Brian Hix……………………………………………………………………………..……...27

The Justification of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics
Daniel Hazeski….……………………………………………………………..……………40

Permanently Temporary: A Study of Palestinian Refugees in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan
Marisa Benasutti……………………………………………………………………………………..….…..51

Unjust Treatment, Unrecognized Power
            Daniel Chell .….……….………….………….…………………………………….…….…60

From Superman to Deathstroke: A Look at Cultural Shifts in Mid-Twentieth Century America
through DC Superhero Comics
Mollie Herlocker……………………………………………………………………………74

Smith Family Writing History Award 2014
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Where is Ataturk’s Dream Today? An Analysis on Secularist Principles and the Deep Divide in Turkey
Jennifer Robinson …………………………………………………………………..……….96

History Department Awards and Scholarships
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O. Fritiof Ander Award & Smith Family History Writing Award……………………………..……105

Acknowledgements
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Special Thanks from The Editorial Board………………………………………………………….106

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