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The 1795 Trial of Samuel Livermore and John Jay

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In the aftermath of the American Revolution, trade was a wild and woolly matter as the British harassed and seized American ships and blocked them from British ports altogether. George Washington, trying to stabilize the country’s economy, wanted to resolve ...

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Robert Rogers Writes 28 Rangers Rules

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More than 250 years ago, Robert Rogers wrote 28 rangers rules for guerilla warfare that are still being used by the U.S. Army Rangers. He was a colonial frontiersman from New Hampshire who fought in the British Army during the ...

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6 Historic Boat Rides

Early American history is inextricably linked with maritime history, and there’s no better way to get a feel for it than to take a summer cruise on one of New England’s many waterways. The islands off New England were the ...

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