Category: Colonial Americans

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30
June, 2015
 

Stand and deliver!

Epitomizing the devilish character straight from fiction, William Plunkett’s life and deeds incite curiosity across the North America even today. With a love for adventure and dream to make money, the chemist turned into...

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27
May, 2015
 

General Braddock’s Expedition to Disaster

Poor military tactics and inflexible leadership of General Braddock squandered the advantage of superior numbers at the Battle of Monongahela, and the French badly rout...

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4
January, 2016
 

Taverns and Brothels in Early America

Taverns, brothels, and sex shops were an essential part of the cultural fabric of early America. Their emergence attributed to apparent freedom of choice in matters of sociability contributed to a distinct way of life identified with people in the thirteen colonies. A rich historiography gradually e...

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27
October, 2015
 

The Thirteen Colonies: Cooperation and Conflict

The vast diversity and individualistic nature of the original thirteen colonies made each of them a separate entity on their own. Despite commonality in political systems, shared origin, and institutions, each colony differed from the other in its economic needs, geography, and territorial aspiratio...

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29
July, 2015
 

Sir Johnson Wheeling and Dealing with the Iroquois

Sir William Johnson’s Relationships with Iroquois Nation - and Women Sir William Johnson, the 1st Baronet, has left an indelible footprint on the histor...

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30
June, 2015
 

Stand and deliver!

Epitomizing the devilish character straight from fiction, William Plunkett’s life and deeds incite curiosity across the North America even today. With a love for adventure and dream to make money, the chemist turned into...

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22
June, 2015
 

The Iroquois “Captainesses”

Torchbearers of Native American culture, Iroquois women chiefs were vivaciously described by European historians as true “captainesses” and “women of quality.” Popularly known as Sachems, these women Iroquois Chiefs steered the clan and contributed to its development process with astute prag...

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