Date of Award


Degree Type

Bachelors Essay

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts (BA)


Political Science

First Advisor

George E. Vander Beke


"If in America there is to be an enduring government of the people, by the people, for the people, then such a government must be perpetually fed and vitalized from the sources of an intelligent and loyal citizenry. Senator Kenyon of Iowa in a recent address before the Lawyers' Club of New York said, "The greatest foe of the United States at present is ignorance. We have to meet this condition by a campaign of education. We can't bludgeon people into good citizenship."


A Thesis Submitted to the College of Liberal Arts of Marquette University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Philosophy