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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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The Wreck of the Circus Ship, Royal Tar

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In 1836, when the steamship Royal Tar launched the first regular service between St. John, New Brunswick, and Portland, Maine, her owners claimed her the safest ship on the sea. She was 164 feet long, with a wooden side wheel ...

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