Elliott, Mark

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Judicial knight errant: Walter Clark and the long Progressive era in North Carolina 2015 1516 From 1889-1924 Walter Clark served on the North Carolina Supreme Court. Clark, the son of a wealthy slaveholding eastern North Carolina family, emerged as a force for progressive change in North Carolina law and politics. During Justice Clark's tenur...
The arbiters of compromise: sectionalism, unionism, and secessionism in Maryland and North Carolina 2015 2011 The upper south was a region that was in the literal and figurative middle during the secession crisis of 1860-1861. In the late antebellum period, the upper south had diverse populations, burgeoning economic growth and still-vibrant two-party politi...
The Nuremberg paradox: how the trial of the Nazis challenged American support of international human rights law 2018 562 This dissertation is an intellectual and legal history that traces the evolution of human rights concepts by focusing on American participants who were at the center of the Nuremberg Trial—Robert Jackson, Francis Biddle, and John Parker. It addresses...
“Branded as Cain”: Jonathan Worth and Unionism in post-Civil War North Carolina 2018 161 This project examines the political legacy of North Carolina's “inner civil war” that seems largely forgotten in popular memory. How was Unionism defined in North Carolina? Who were the leading Unionists and what did they want? Did North Carolina's U...
The last war of honor: manhood, race, gender, class and conscription in North Carolina during the First World War 2019 10 This dissertation examines the effects of conscription in North Carolina during the First World War. While primarily focusing on the war years of 1917 – 1918, I also explore the history of personal service in the state from the colonial period to jus...