History 101 Database

The Department maintains a History 101 Theses Library in the front office (3229 Dwinelle) for your access. The library holds all papers with High Honors and Highest Honors designations dating back to 2005. Due to library capacity limitations, papers designated either Honors or non-Honors are purged after five years. When you come to review a particular thesis, please have your Cal ID card with you and plan to stay in the front office while you review the paper, as theses are not to leave the front office. While you are encouraged to take hand-written notes, theses may not be photocopied, photographed, or marked up in any way.

Spring 2015
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Spring 2015 Sexual Subjects: American Youth and Sex Education in the 1930s United States
Spring 2015 California Cowboy: Themes of the American West in the Rhetoric of Ronald Reagan United States
Spring 2015 Roosevelt, the "Forgotten Man," and the Brain Trust Farmer: Going Off Gold, 1933-1934 United States
Spring 2015 Tattoo Renaissance: The California Goldmine of Identity United States
Spring 2008
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Spring 2008 Locking Up Society to Keep it Free: Law, Order and Contemporary Conservatism United States
Spring 2008 Evolving Identities: First Generation South Asian American Female Immigrants United States
Spring 2008 Plutarch: His World, Work, and Mind History of Science
Spring 2008 The German Eagle as a Symbol in the Third Reich Late Modern Europe
Spring 2008 Tradition and Nutrition: Food Culture and Propaganda in Britain During the Second World War Britain
Spring 2008 The Call Of Humanity: Compassion's Role in Improvising Medical Relief to the non-ablebodied poor in England, 1834-1867 Britain
Spring 2008 The Ideology, Politics and Significance of the Universal Male Suffrage in the NY State Constitution of 1821 United States
Spring 2008 Immigrant Challenging Social Norms: A Study of the Transformative Impact of African American Wartime Immigrants on the Bay Area United States
Spring 2008 Refugee Relief Operations in the Tidewater Virginia, 1861-1865 United States
Spring 2008 The Palestinian Refugees: Lost in American Policy United States
Spring 2011
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Spring 2011 The Schuman Plan: On the Path to Grandeur Late Modern Europe
Spring 2011 What Will You Do If You Grow Up: Parenting in a Nuclear Age United States
Spring 2011 Emperor Irene: Gender on the Byzantine Throne Medieval
Spring 2011 Chiang's War of 1937 East Asia
Spring 2011 Two Voting Groups, One Nation and the Rise of Adolf Hitler Late Modern Europe
Spring 2011 "The Bridge to the North" German Propaganda during WWII Late Modern Europe
Spring 2011 Goths, Steppe Tribes and the Evolution of the Roman Army Medieval
Spring 2011 Power Moves: Mutsu Munemitsu East Asia
Spring 2013
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Spring 2013 Decline in the Rate of Wool Production in the West Country (1790s to the Luddite Movement) Britain
Spring 2013 African American Pioneers of California United States
Spring 2013 The Influence of the British Press on Anglo-Serbian Relations Between 1903 and 1906 Late Modern Europe
Spring 2013 The Circle of the World: Heimskringla and the Conversion of Norway Medieval
Spring 2013 French Gastronomy: A study of French Culture and The Shaping of Their Unyielding National Identity Expressed Through an Innate Passion for the Pleasures of Cuisine Late Modern Europe
Spring 2013 God Save Ireland: The Church, the Press, and Fenian Nationalism Britain
Spring 2013 Bayview-Hunters Point: A History of Police Brutality and Gang Violence United States
Spring 2013 The Private Sphere: Stalinism's Effect on Familial and Interpersonal Relationships Late Modern Europe
Spring 2013 The Decameron: Skepticism in the Supernatural as a Social Good Medieval
Spring 2013 Futurism and Its Politics in the Russian Empire and the USSR Late Modern Europe
Fall 2007
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Fall 2007 Bandwagon Anachronism: Proto-Humanism in Saint Thomas Aquinas Medieval
Fall 2007 Privatization in Argentina from 1989-2001: Behind the Support for Neo-Liberal Policies Latin America
Fall 2007 The Myth of Pan Americanism: The Importance of Brazilianness and the Good Neighbor Policy, 1933-1945 Latin America
Fall 2010
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Fall 2010 The Realities of Bankers on Wall Street Prior to the Great Crash United States
Fall 2010 The Stowaways Are Stowed Away United States
Spring 2010
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Spring 2010 Kaweah: A Practical Expression of Laurence Gronlund's Utopian Vision United States
Spring 2010 Hop Luu: The Confluence of the Literary and the Politice in Overseas Vietnamese Literature Southeast Asia
Spring 2010 From University Prestige to Silicon Valley United States
Spring 2010 The World Bank under Robert S. McNamara: Redefining the "West and the Rest" in a New age of Global Development United States
Spring 2010 Analysis of the European Court of Human Rights Late Modern Europe
Spring 2010 Criminal Conversation Litigation: 1690-1897 Early Modern Europe
Spring 2010 Reluctant State Builders: The United States Government's Response to Conscientious Objectors during World War I United States
Spring 2010 Korean Interpretation of Vietnam in Contemporary Media Southeast Asia
Spring 2010 How the California Board of Bank Commissioners Provided Stability During a Time of Uncertainty, and Reflect the Society and Conditions that Caused its Creation in 1878 United States
Spring 2010 Alexander the Great: Interpretations of the policy of fusion Ancient
Spring 2010 Greeks in a Roman World: The United States, Great Britain, and Parallel Policy in Greece, 1947 Late Modern Europe
Spring 2010 Habsburg Funeral Ritual in Sixteenth Century Spain Early Modern Europe
Spring 2006
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Spring 2006 Conquering California: The Rise of the CCPOA United States
Spring 2006 "Reagan and His City Upon a Hill" United States
Spring 2016
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Spring 2016 M-I-A, Activism, and the University of California, Berkeley During the Cold War United States
Spring 2016 The History of Computer Science 61A: A Series of Experiments United States
Spring 2016 From the Fredericks to Emperor Meiji: Bureaucratic Reforms With Far-Reaching Consequences Comparative
Spring 2016 Comic Books: The Virtues and Ramifications of the End of the Golden Age United States
Spring 2016 The Redefiniton of Decline Britain
Spring 2016 "What Do You Know About Dat, Eh?" Constructing Race and Identity in the Italian American Theatre, 1870-1920 United States
Spring 2009
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Spring 2009 By Fairness, or Otherwise��_: A Survey of Violence in the Peasant's Revolt of 1381 Medieval
Spring 2009 Three Strikes and You're Out!: Exploring the Dangers of a Populist-centered Campaign to Reform California's Criminal Justice System United States
Spring 2009 Cup-bearers and Bush Strumpets: Women in Anglo-Saxon and Irish Literature and Law Medieval
Spring 2009 Cigarettes, Patriotism, and War Late Modern Europe
Spring 2009 Financing the Southern Metropolis: Atlanta after the Civil War United States
Spring 2014
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Spring 2014 Men, Women, and Manners in Turn-of-the-Century Urban America United States
Spring 2014 Moving On Up: The Chinese American Dream in San Francisco's Sunset District United States
Spring 2014 The Rise and Decline of the German Speaking Community in San Francisco, 1850-1924 United States
Spring 2014 Agency of the Goodman Medieval
Spring 2014 Changing Tides: The Role of Popular Culture in the Marine Mammal Protection Act United States
Spring 2014 The Effect World War II Had on Race Relations In Richmond, California United States
Spring 2014 Seeing Red: The Associated Farmers of California and Agricultural Labor in the 1930s United States
Spring 2014 The Inter-American Frontera: Santiago Viduarri and the Politics of Instability Latin America
Fall 2009
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Fall 2009 How did the Japanese Annexation Affect Korea During Park Chung Hee's Regime in the 1960s? East Asia
Fall 2009 How Was Osama Bin Laden Able to Use Globalization as a Means to Disseminate his Message and Organize his Followers? Middle East
Spring 2012
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Spring 2012 The Economics of Being Prepared: How Songs, Games, and the Boy Scouts Led to the Decline of Britain in the Early Twentieth Century Britain
Spring 2012 An Instrument of Power: An analysis of the Roman Imperial Cult as a Tool Toward Political Solidification Ancient
Spring 2012 From Victimized and Unadjusted to Deviant and Diseased: The Expanding Threat of Female Sexuality in the VD Campaigns of WWI and WWII United States
Spring 2012 The Ethical Parameters of Creating Propaganda: Maintaining Morale during the Battle of Britain Britain
Spring 2012 Ancient Totalitarianism: The Totalitarian Institutions and Policies of the Spartan State Ancient
Spring 2012 Patriotic Peer Pressure: Civil Liberties and Dissent in San Francisco During the Spanish Influenza Pandemic United States
Spring 2007
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Spring 2007 International Insecurity in 1938 Late Modern Europe
Spring 2007 Beatniks and the Kerouac Legacy: Questions of Affiliation and Classification in The Beat Generation United States
Fall 2014
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Fall 2014 United States v. Shepp: Erosion of the First Amendment for Whistleblowers, Journalists and the Masses United States
Fall 2014 Mendez v. Westminster: One Family's Connection to the Mexican American Generation Latin America
Fall 2016
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Fall 2016 Sincerely Yours: A Study of Japanese Identity through Internment Correspondence United States
Fall 2016 "Hyper-fertile Wetbacks": Anti-Immigrant Sentiment and its effect on Undocumented Women's Reproductive and Sexual Rights in California United States
Fall 2013
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Fall 2013 Occupied Paris Or: How the French Learned to Concede or Collaborate in Order to Succeed Late Modern Europe
Fall 2013 A Call to Arms: The Impact of American Entry into the First World War on the University of California Campus United States
Spring 2017
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Spring 2017 The Roots of Mexican American Women Activists in Los Angeles: 1920 to 1955 United States
Spring 2017 Campaigning for Proposition 13 and Proposition 218: The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the Evolution of Tax Politics in California United States
Spring 2017 Rome's Vestal Virgins: Fuel to the Fire Ancient History
Spring 2017 The Impact of Social Forces on Individual Approaches to Education: A Case Study of Civil Rights Era Educators in Los Angeles United States
Spring 2017 "We Will Not Fail Here:" The Role of Education Leaders in Berkeley Unified School District's Integration Policy (1958-1968) United States
Fall 2015
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Fall 2015 Born in Berkeley: How Small Business Owners Fought to Save a City's Character United States
Fall 2015 The Radicalization of Berkeley, California United States
Fall 2008
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Fall 2008 Liberation Goes to University: The University College of Fort Hare and the Development of Liberation Ideology Africa
Fall 2008 The Romantic and Scientific Conquest of Mount Kilimanjaro Late Modern Europe
Fall 2008 From Kokutai to Nikutai: The Body's Role in Identity Formation in Postwar Japan, 1945-1948 East Asia
Fall 2012
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Fall 2012 Reimaging Exclusionary America: Illegal Chinese Immigration and the Americans Involved United States
Fall 2012 Teaching the Mexican-American War in the Nineteenth Century United States
Spring 2005
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Spring 2005 The Turning Point in the History of Spanish Witchcraft: A Study of the Power Dynamics in the Logrono Auto De Fey Medieval
Fall 2006
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Fall 2006 A Transformative Experience: Picture Brides and the Korean American Experience United States

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