Political ScienceView by: Year | Seminar

Unit TitleAuthor

2018


Making Philosophic Ideas Visible: Connecting the Age of Enlightenment and the French Revolution

Alexander de Arana
Keywords: French Revolution, Critical thinking, Foundations of Government, social studies, Social Contract, Age of Enlightenment, Political thought

2016


Have You Ever Told That Story Before? Student Biographers Asking Important Life Questions, Preserving Memories and Writing History

Joyce Arnosky
Keywords: biography, language arts, elementary, writing, social studies

The Haitian Revolution and Governor General Toussaint Louverture: A Biography

Keysiah M. Middleton
Keywords: High School, social studies

2015


Why Isn’t Puerto Rico a State Yet?

Meagan C. Rubino
Keywords: American History, Empire, American empire, Puerto Rico

2014


Whispering Rivers: Whatever Happened to the Indians of Pennsylvania?

Pat Mitchell-Keita-Doe
Keywords: Native Americans, American History, Native American issues, Native American, Native American History, Historical Context, Political Activism, Pennsylvania History, political unrest, Political thought, History

2012


The Politics of Food: How the American Government Contributes to Public Health

Meagan C. Rubino
Keywords: Government, Health, public health, Politics

2009


The African American and the Woman Suffrage Movement

Myrtle Bastien
Keywords: class discrimination, disenfranchised, partisan interests, High School, important struggle, gender discrimination, right to vote, African American women, racial discrimination, African American

The Media and Its Impact on Institutions of National Government

Stephanie R. Felder
Keywords: American political culture, Jefferson, Hamilton, English political culture, Electronic Journalism, Media, Magazines of Opinion, Franklin, The Popular Press, The Party Press, political culture, American Government, public opinion

Fashion Trends: A Reflection of Our Political Culture

Ardeth Gilmore
Keywords: change, Industrial Revolution, major political events, European history, fashion, fashion and politics, fashion fads, fashion trends, 20th century, American Colonial period, political attitudes, American History, political culture, postindustrial

The Intersections of Law and Health

Jordan Solomon
Keywords: childhood health, law and health, Health, health legislation, legislation, American History, writing, physical education, persuasive writing

From Little Rock to Philadelphia: A Look at School Desegregation

Alison McCartney
Keywords: Central High School, desegregation, Arkansas, Little Rock Nine, little rock, school desegregation, Warriors Don't Cry, Research, racial inequalities, Philadelphia

Early Abolitionists in Philadelphia

Sandy O’Keefe
Keywords: Colonial America, anti-slavery, end to slavery, 8th grade, Philadelphia, Quakers, abolitionists, African American

Civil Rights Era and the African American Experience: Investigating American History through a Literary Lens

Erin Swan-Potras
Keywords: Civil Rights Movement, Birmingham, Children's March, Music, commercialism, discrimination, Historical Context, segregation, video, 1950s, 1960s, social context, Technology, Alabama, American Civil Rights Movement, political context, African American figures

Why Do You Ask? An Introduction to Interview & Survey Methodology

Kate Reber
Keywords: Bradley Effect, interview, Graduation Project, election polls, Ex-Slaves, exploring bias in research, service-learning project, School of the Future, skill building, research topics, research strategies, research methodologies, research based, West Philadelphia, 12th grade, survey

2008


The African, Caribbean and African American Cultural Connection

Keysiah M. Middleton
Keywords: Black Atlantic, connect to Africa, cultural expression, dance, language, interlinked groups, Music, Food, shared African background, shared awareness, pride, aesthetic values, African, African American

2007


The Life and Work of Dox Thrash: An Expression of Identity

Pamela Toller
Keywords: cultural climate, Culture, Art, Dox Thrash, History, social climate, political climate, African American art, African American History

Jim Crow and Apartheid: Walking hand in hand to the Promised Land

Stacia D. Parker
Keywords: Apartheid, Harlem Renaissance, think globally, South Africa, America, political literature, African American History