On July 9. 1640, a Virginia court ruled that a Black indentured servant who ran away was in fact a slave. This is a moment by which we can talk about the codification of chattel slavery as the key lab
On May 30, 1741, Quack and Cuffee, two slaves convicted of a conspiracy to burn New York and start a slave rebellion, were burned to death. Part of the New York Slave Conspiracy, the events of the spr
We all need things to read other than articles where liberals and the left yell at each other over the election, depressing election post-mortems, and pieces describing the horrors to come. So how abo
This is the grave of John Winthrop. The kindest, gentlest man ever to walk the soil of North America, Winthrop was the governor and founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and the man who gave the fam
Let’s learn a bit the lovely people we are remembering today: On May 26, 1637, a Puritan force fortified by Native allies massacred a Pequot fort in Connecticut, killing as many as 500 men, wome
I trust you spent the week celebrating the 267th anniversary of the Boston Impressment Riot appropriately.
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Remarkable: In the Appalachian foothills of western North Carolina, archaeologists have discovered remains of a 16th century fort deep in the interior of what is now the United States. The fort, the e