Samuel Adams, the “propagandist” of his age and a major figure of the American Revolution, has been considered by historians of the twentieth century to have been revolutionary without being radical.
Puritan views of women, female gender roles, and 17th century beliefs of witchcraft combined to create the Salem Witch Trials what it is.
Wars between the ever increasing colonists and the Indians nearly made the Powhatan tribes extinct. Only one tribe survived these war
Brief Histories of 5 ways Early Americans enforced the law.
The American Colonies, a growing population of people that came for various reasons. From Religion to Economics, this article helps to explain the vital importance of function that was to become the United States.
A historiography of the Fur Trade, through an examination of Race and Religion in commerce
The English countryside was turning into a wool empire driving disinherited villagers, debtors, second-son victims of a system that gave all to the first born son, and free thinkers to the new land.
US Postal History covering such events as mail being delivered by steamship captains, Ben Franklin and his envolvement with the postal system, penalties for mail theft, the gold rush, the pony express, etc. A detailed description of postal history beginning in the colonial days and ending in 1869.
Indigo was South Carolina's primary export prior to the American Revolution. The crop was brought into the colony by an unlikely young woman, Elizabeth Lucas Pinckney
This article features descendants of Percival (Pierce) Butler as recalled by John Preston through family correspondence and news reports. William Orlando Butler, the most famous, is highlighted.