Every Carthage student is required to submit a senior thesis or capstone project to demonstrate their mastery of their chosen area of study. Here is a look at the projects Carthage history majors have created for this requirement.
- Jake Meyer: Driven Agents in the Grassroots Revolution: American Evangelical Missionaries in Cold War Central America
- Ben Coniglio: They Passed: The Strategic Impact of Foreign Intervention in the Spanish Civil War
- Devon McGrath: Reflections of Social Change in Irish Society through Broadcast Media
- Christian Baushke: Blood on the Ice: The Diplomatic Implications of Cold War Hockey
- Paige Myers: Memory and History in the Guatemalan Community of Nuevo Horizonte
- Emily Coroneos: Medellín Cartel, U.S./Colombian diplomatic relations, and Plan Co
- Kody Raslawski: Alcohol in Norse Society: Mead the Wisdom Granter, and Ale the Wisdom Taker
- William Diehl: Winston Churchill and the British Bombing Survey
- Brian Reshke: The Panama Canal: How Panama Defeated Nicaragua for a Modern Marvel
- Chris Andrews: Irish Whisky after the Act of Union
- Samuel Tomten: ‘My People Are In Distress’: The American Indian Movement and the Struggle for American Indian Self-Determination Rights
- Amanda Reilly: Misdirected Blame: Ronald Reagan and the Ramifications of Deinstitutionalization
- Thomas Reddington: Identifying the Catholic Immigrant Role in the Temperance Movement
- Laurel McKenzie: A Culture of Consumption: How quack medicine dominated nineteenth-century American advertising
- Elizabeth Kaht: What They Fought For: the Irish Rebellion of 1798
- Jenna Gaudio: The Boston Tea Party: The Radical Agenda Spread Through Newspaper
- Bradley Kaput: War in Iraq: Reasons for America’s Struggles.
- Margaret Koeppl: The Forgotten War: Using the television series M*A*S*H as social gauge for the Korean War.
- Jeffrey Sabbar: “Black Water Rising:” How Racism Made and Killed the Blues.
- Megan Smith: The Menace of The Machine: Robert La Follette & The Wisconsin Idea.
- Annemarie Carlson: How the Armenian experience in World War I constituted genocide.
- David Carlson: The Back Door to War Theory in the context of conspiracy scholarship in regards to the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
- Martin Dwyer: The reasons for the failure of FDR’s National Recovery Administration.
- Sam Langford: The ways in which the Beatles impacted class in Great Britain.
- Katie Schmidt: The relationship between the Kennedy White House and the fine arts world.
- Dan Switalski: The evolving role of U.S. military generals during WWII