Walking the Freedom Trail
Some lessons from Iraq
How Betsy Ross Became Famous
Oral tradition, nationalism, and the invention of history
What is a Loyalist?
The American Revolution as civil war
The Search for the Cure
The quest for the superlative American ham
Finding surprise in how we read
Searching for Love and Security across the Color Line
Martha Hodes, The Sea Captains Wife
William M. Kelso, Jamestown: The Buried Truth
The Obsessive Richard Hakluyt
Peter C. Mancall, Hakluyts Promise
"Can Two Walk Together, Except They Be Agreed?"
Chris Beneke, Beyond Toleration: The Religious Origins of American Pluralism
The Female Reader as Civic Actor
Mary Kelley, Learning to Stand and Speak
Leather Steaks and Indigestible Pies
Wendy Gamber, The Boardinghouse in Nineteenth Century America
Bloomfield, New Jersey, bookbinders' tool maker
Teaching by Analogy
Comparing American and Turkish history
An American Flag in Japan
Townsend Harris and the materials of diplomacy, 1857-58
Web Library Special Feature
Early American History
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