Master of Arts
Sahde, William Gerald
The 1840's witnessed the emergence of Philadelphia as a big city from the old provincial town. These changes raised political-legal, economic, ethnic and religious problems which interacted to form the background of one of the most violent outbreaks of rioting in the early history of this country.
Gans, Arthur E., "Churchburners and Irish: A study of the Philadelphia Riots of May and July, 1844" (1970). Theses and Dissertations. 3801.