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Thomas Hamilton, Men and Manners in America, 1833
Preface: The following article is a snippet from the book "Men and Manners in America,"...
Experiments in Photography
M. Niepce de St. Victor, in making some experiments in photography, finds that if a...
Ojibway Indians Swimming in London
Preface: This article is from April 1844. There are a few things to note.  First,...
Indian Speech on the killing of McIntosh

Brothers! McIntosh is dead. He broke the law of the nation. The law which be...

Historical Figures

Daniel Shays

was an American soldier, revolutionary, and farmer. Daniel was famous for being one of the...

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton