Top 10 Articles of September 2017

This September we welcomed two new writers—Bradley Sussner and Tom Shachtman—and published a flurry of fascinating articles. We are all anxiously awaiting the publication of our…

Top Articles of August 2017

We’re back! After celebrating our 1000th article and taking a summer break, we’re back in the saddle again with a healthy backlog of new…

Top Articles of May 2017

Last call for Fort Plain Museum’s 2017 American Revolution Conference! The sign-up deadline has been extended to Tuesday, June 6. It was a busy…

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A Runaway a Day 1 (of 5)

Throughout the eighteenth century, newspapers advertised servants, slaves, soldiers, spouses and others who had fled from contractual obligations. The advertisements give us remarkable textual…

Top Articles of February 2017

In February, we welcomed two new writers, Matthew Wigler and Douglas J. Gladstone, and announced our online magazine’s 2017 advertising rates. If you missed it, we also recently launched…

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Weirdest moment?

What do you think was the strangest or most unconventional moment, battle or event of the Revolution?   The “Salem Alarm” occurred when Gen….

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Ultimate sacrifice?

Which individual made the single greatest sacrifice, other than death, for their cause?   In 1774, Philadelphia importer Robert Morris was arguably the wealthiest…

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Best working friendship?

Which two people leveraged their friendship into a positive working relationship that delivered strong results?   The personal relationship Paris Commissioners Benjamin Franklin and…