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Stories of the Mexican Revolution
Curators use objects to tell a story about an event, a period of history, a person, a group of people, or a movement.
The American Revolution History You Didn’t Learn In High School
If you think the American Revolution was an isolated conflict between Great Britain and the American colonies, you know only part of the story.
American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750 to 1789
The collection represents an important historical record of the mapping of North America and the Caribbean.
Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Last Friday, April 19th, marked the first day of the month long 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, an armed uprising against Nazi attempts to transport all the Jews in the ghetto to death and labor camps.
Stono's Rebellion September 9, 1739
Early on the morning of Sunday, September 9, 1739, 20 black slaves met in secret near the Stono River in South Carolina to plan their escape to freedom.
The French Revolution - the American Experience
Throughout the 18th century, France faced a mounting economic crisis. A rapidly growing population had outpaced the food supply. A severe winter in 1788 resulted in famine and widespread starvation in the countryside. Rising prices in Paris brought bread riots. By 1789 France was broke.