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Nine New England Tax Resisters

Abolition, war and injustice have inspired tax resisters in New England since even before the American Revolution. And well after the American Revolution, women and people of color took up the patriots’ slogan ‘Taxation Without Representation.’ Immigrants became tax resisters ...

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Six Amazing Indian Women From New England

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Indian women faced double discrimination since the first European colonists arrived in the Americas. Many fought back against the prejudice that destroyed their traditional way of life. Some Indian women like Lucy Nicolar exploited stereotypes to put across a message ...

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Hartford’s Muster Day Murder of 1748

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Colonial muster days were generally raucous events, but a muster day murder was an unusual event, even by the rowdy standards applied to musters. Colonial era musters were militia training days. The militia members would gather from a region in ...

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