Envisioning an African American Regiment

Source: John Laurens to Henry Laurens, February 2, 1778, in William Gilmore Simms, ed., The…

The Sentiments of an American Woman

Source: The Sentiments of an American Woman (Philadelphia, 1780), Library of Congress, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rbpe.14600300. On the…

Edenton Ladies’ Agreement

Source: Edenton Ladies' Agreement, October 27, 1774, Morning Chronicle and London Advertiser, January 16, 1775. The…

The American Revolution

Captain John Parker, commander of the Lexington militia, had received Paul Revere’s warning. Great Britain’s…

Chapter 8: The Whiskey Rebellion

A.Anonymous, An Exciseman, c. 1791 https://document-readings.s3.amazonaws.com/Documents+and+Debates/Volume+1/ch8/ch8+An+Exciseman.mp3 See illustration on page 135. An Exciseman, carrying off…

Chapter 5: Between Resistance and Revolution

A. New Yorkers Celebrate “Loyalty” and the Anniversary of the Repeal of the Stamp Act,…