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Six Amazing Indian Women From New England


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


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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