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Newspaper headline: "O.A.C. graduates are eighty-two" transcription in folder in module.
Teaching

Short Teaching Module: Indian Immigrants and U.S. Citizenship in an Imperial Context

Scholars often study citizenship and denaturalization in national frameworks. The history of legal status and its attendant politics and bureaucratic processes in the United States has long been tied to imperial constellations however.

Article on Mohammed Abdul Rashid. Full text in module folder.
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Britain pressures U.S. to revoke citizenship of Indian activist

The US press often carried news of diplomatic issues in its headlines. This included references to matters of citizenship.

Headline: U.S. May Revoke Das' Citizenship. Full transcript in folder in module.
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U.S. targets Indian activist, Taraknath Das

During World War I, U.S. and British officials expanded a transimperial surveillance apparatus designed to police enemy aliens and foreign threats. U.S.

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Speech by U.S. Civil Rights Leader Robert Williams, 1966

American civil rights leader Robert Williams delivered this speech on August 8th,1966 at a demonstration in Beijing commemorating the third anniversary of Mao Tse-tung’s “Statement

Text of speech. Transcription at link.
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"The Problems of Third World Development"

The text is an excerpt from the 1974 Houari Boumédiène’s speech to t

Front page of a newspaper in Chinese
Teaching

Short Teaching Module: Colonialism and Local Power

Colonialism and imperialism can take many forms, but more often than not these do not entail direct and strict control from a distant imperial metropole.

Photograph of about 20 soldiers posing in front of a building
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Chinese Troops during the Xinhai Revolution

Image of Chinese troops dispatched by the Shanghai daotai of the collapsing Qing Dynasty to protect Xujiahui during the Xinhai Revolution.

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First Sounds of the Hymn of Independence

The nation of Brazil declared its independence from Portugal on September 7, 1822 after three centuries of colonial rule. At this time, Brazil was ruled by Emperor Pedro I (1822-1831).

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Death Mask of Pancho Villa

Pancho Villa (1878-1923) was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution, which lasted from 1910-1920. The revolution began with the overthrow of President Porfirio Diaz, who had been in power for 31 years.

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Portrait of General Artigas

José Gervasio Artigas Arnal (1764-1850) was a Uruguayan soldier who became a national hero for his contributions to the wars of independence from Spain. He is a celebrated figure in Uruguayan culture, and his name has become ubiquitous throughout the country.