Date

1970

Document Type

Thesis

Degree

Master of Arts

Department

History

First Adviser

Sahde, William Gerald

Abstract

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.

Comments

Former department name: History and Government

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