User:Roger A. Lohmann/Contributed Pages

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Contributed Pages

The following is a recap of most of the pages I've started, or contributed to in different ways.


As an Editor, I've signed off on:

  • Agriculture, history: Add brief definition or description
  • Approved Article Anti-Saloon League: The leading American Prohibitionist organization. [e]
  • Approved Article Jane Addams: (1860-1935) A pioneer American settlement worker and founder of Hull House. [e]
  • Approved Article Louis D. Brandeis: (1856-1941) A highly influential American lawyer and theorist of Antitrust during the Progressive Era. [e]
  • Approved Article Charles A. Beard: (1874–1948) one of the most influential American historians of the early 20th century; leader of the "Progressive School" of historiography. [e]
  • Approved Article Butler: Manages all affairs of a household and servicing of principals and guests, providing the service themselves and/or hiring and supervising outside contractors, vendors, housekeeping staff, chef, chauffeur, valet, or personal assistant or secretary. [e]
  • Approved Article Andrew Carnegie: 1835-1919, Scottish-American steel maker, philanthropist and peace activist [e]
  • Approved Article Caterpillar Club: An informal association whose members have successfully used a parachute to bail out of a disabled aircraft. [e]
  • Approved Article Scarborough Castle: Ruined stone castle on the east coast of Yorkshire, England, begun in mid-twelfth century. [e]
  • Approved Article Merle Curti: (1897–1997) American "Progressive" historian and a leader in social and intellectual history. [e]
  • Democrat Party: Add brief definition or description
  • Approved Article William Ewart Gladstone: (1809-1898) The great Liberal prime minister of Britain's 19th century golden age of parliamentary government. [e]
  • Approved Article Great Society: A set of liberal domestic programs proposed or enacted in the United States between 1963-1969. [e]
  • Approved Article Richard Hofstadter: (1916–1970) Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian at Columbia University. [e]
  • Approved Article Industrial Revolution: A period of major economic transformation in Britain from the 1750s to the 1830s, characterized by the growth of a new system comprising factories, railroads, coal mining and business enterprises using new technologies. [e]
  • Approved Article The Social Capital Foundation: A Brussels-based NGO promoting social capital and social cohesion. [e]
  • Approved Article Frederick Jackson Turner: (1861–1932) Influential early 20th century American historian. Formulated the Turner Thesis (Also known as the Frontier Theory) [e]
  • Approved Article Folk saint: A deceased person or spirit that is venerated as a saint but who has not been officially canonized by the Church. [e]
  • Approved Article Great Siege of Scarborough Castle: Major English Civil War conflict of 1645; after five months of defence, the Royalist garrison finally surrendered to Parliamentary forces. [e]
  • Approved Article Social capital: Productive assets arising out of social relations, such as trust, cooperation, solidarity, social networks of relations and those beliefs, ideologies and institutions that contribute to production of goods. [e]
  • Approved Article Edwin E. Witte: (1887-1960), an economist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who developed the Social Security Act of 1935 and is known as "the 'Father' of Social Security." [e]
  • Approved Article Arthur J. Altmeyer: A key figure in the design and implementation of the U. S. Social Security system for the first 40 years of the program. [e]

Disambiguation Pages

Approved, Finished or Nearly Finished

Approved or Fully Developed Articles

  • Approved Article Civil society: The space for social activity outside the market, state and household; the arena of uncoerced collective action around shared interests, purposes and values. [e]

I've done what I can with these:

  • Developed Article Anonymity: Condition of being unknown, without a name or lacking an identity. [e]
  • Developing Article Commercial state: The concept, sometimes associated with Adam Ferguson's concept of civil society, refers to a political state devoted primarily to the promotion and advancement of commercial interests. Adam Smith referred to this as commercial society. [e]
  • Developed Article Giving circles: Form of philanthropy by a group of members who pool their funds and information in collective or joint donations; often contributing to organizations or causes in their community. [e]
  • Developing Article History of scientific organizations and institutions: Chronology of the development and history of scientific associations. [e]
  • Stub Political system: Recursive structures for transforming existing values into political demands and supports which provoke authoritative decisions allocating values and lead to consequences which, in turn, provoke new patterns of demands and supports. [e]
  • Developed Article Society for Social Progress (German): Add brief definition or description

Brief Biographies

Imported (from Wikipedia)

  • Developing Article Adam Ferguson: (1723-1816) philosopher and historian of the Scottish Enlightenment, sometimes called the "father of sociology." [e]
  • Developing Article David Hume: (1711—1776) Scottish philosopher, economist, and historian. [e]
  • Stub Adam Smith: Scottish moral philosopher and political economist (1723-1790), a major contributor to the modern perception of free market economics; author of Wealth of Nations (1776). [e]
  • Developing Article Scottish Enlightenment: A period in 18th century Scotland characterized by a great outpouring of intellectual and scientific accomplishments. [e]


Current Projects

Sociology Core Article Stubs

Starts & Stubs

Editorial Efforts

I've also made contributions to:


A few other preliminary projects are also underway in my sandbox