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American Opposition to South African Apartheid

David L. Hostetter.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online November 2019 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Diplomatic History; Political History; US Cultural History; African American History; History of Religion. 7483 words.

American activists who challenged South African apartheid during the Cold War era extended their opposition to racial discrimination in the United States into world politics. US...

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Labor and the Catholic Church

Steve Rosswurm.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political History; Labour History; History of Religion. 14341 words.

The US Catholic Church was for most of its history—and, in many places, still is—a working-class church. The choice for worship by successive waves of immigrants, from the Irish to the...

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Latina/o Religious Politics

Felipe Hinojosa.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); History of Religion. 10763 words.

Religion is at the heart of the Latina/o experience in the United States. It is a deeply personal matter that often shapes political orientations, how people vote, where they live, and the...

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Muslims in America from the European Colonial Period to the Present

Kambiz GhaneaBassiri.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political History; African American History; History of Religion. 11700 words.

The history of Muslims in America dates back to the transatlantic mercantile interactions between Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Upon its arrival, Islam became entrenched in American...

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Stephen Wise and Americanism

Randi Storch.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: US History 1900 - 1945; Political History; History of Religion. 9857 words.

Over the first half of the 20th century, Rabbi Stephen S. Wise (1874–1949) devoted himself to solving the most controversial social and political problems of his day: corruption in...

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