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Schmeller Contributes Article to Collection of Essays on Democracies in America

Mark Schmeller

Associate Professor of History Mark Schmeller's article, titled "Public Opinion," was included in "Democracies in America: Keywords for the Nineteenth Century and Today" (Oxford University Press, 2023).

April 13, 2023

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Schmeller Quoted in HISTORY article on America’s First Third Party

America's first third party, the Anti-Masonic Party, was founded on the conspiracy theory that an elite group of Freemasons were secretly controlling the U.S. government. Freemasonry continued to grow in the United States during the first two decades of the 19th century, in part because it was a good way for people who wanted to enter politics to network, says Mark Schmeller, associate professor of history.

November 9, 2022

Schmeller discusses how the poinsettia came to the US in Washington Post

Mark Schmeller discusses how the 'Christmas Flower,' poinsettia came from Mexico to the United States.
January 8, 2020

Student veterans prepare for success at Warrior-Scholar Project

Last week, for the fifth year in a row, Syracuse University hosted the esteemed Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP), a no-cost academic boot camp for first-year student veterans
July 24, 2019
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