Beginning of American History

August 16, 2017
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Today's post is courtesy of Jordan Smith (Georgetown University), OI Regional Editor for The List. If you are interested in helping your undergraduates find an internship this summer then this is key reading. Most of us have probably had a student email us or come to our office hours excited by their experiences in a class on early American history and wondering how to build on those lessons through a

By Zara Anishanslin General George Washington, stationed with the Continental Army in Newburgh, New York, was concerned about his troops. More specifically, he was bothered by their looks. It was August of 1782, and the men had recently followed his orders to spruce up their clothing and hats.junto.2 Bu...

GUEST CURATOR: Elizabeth Curley The Adverts 250 Project has immensely changed my view of Colonial American history. Before it had been a one-dimensional thing I had learned about in a textbook, and then later in my hometown, Lexington, Massachusetts, from walking around. But that was just it: it w...

Boston1775image.2This week we are spotlighting Dawnland Voices: An Anthology of Indigenous Voices edited by Siobhan Senier and published by the University of Nebraska Press. At nearly 700 pages, Dawnland Voices is a substantial contribution to the availability of writings by Native Americans for the classroom. Our p...

In today's guest post, Alexandra Montgomery reviews 2016's historical horror film "The Witch."...

wayImprovementGeorge Washington’s Birthday is on Monday, February 22. I was going to spotlight the special tours of the general’s headquarters in Cambridge that day, led by Garrett Cloer of the Longfellow House–Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site. However, this afternoon I heard that those to...

After the whole Pope Francis-Donald Trump dust-up I thought it was time to revisit this piece I wrote for Fox News during the Pope’s visit to the United States in September 2015. The folks at Fox News titled it “Pope Francis is neither liberal nor conservative, a Democrat or a Republican. He is a Catholic.” […]...

Re: the recent silly advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about women and alcohol, Rebecca Solnit says: alcohol does not cause pregnancy, so obviously women should avoid men, not alcohol. “A woman can be fertile as the Tigris Valley in the time of Abraham and she’s not going to get pregnant absent consort with a […]...

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