New Left movements that arose in succession employed similar ideological methods, but supporters were drawn to them for varying reasons, as the uneven overlay of the military-industrial complex on the American landscape resulted in grievances that diverged geographically.
John Muir (1838-1914), a self-described “poetico-trampo-geologist-botanist and ornithologist-naturalist” was a Scottish American naturalist, preservationist, and explorer. Muir contributed to studies of the natural world throughout his extensive travels across America, Canada, Europe, Asia, and South America. His travels often took him to less explored corners of North America, including the Yosemite Valley, the High Sierra… MORE
Following World War II, the early Cold War era was marked by a polarizing gender ideology. Women who had entered the manufacturing industry at unprecedented numbers during the war effort, left or were pushed out of higher education and the workforce. Elizabeth Singer More, Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Harvard University, emphasizes… MORE
American women did not receive the right to vote until 1920, right? This is a common misconception. A century and a half before the constitutional amendment granting all U.S. women the right to vote, women in New Jersey participated in elections for over thirty-one years. In 1776, the New Jersey Constitution ruled, “all inhabitants of… MORE