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Articles with keyword "eighteenth century"

East African slaves aboard the Daphne, a British Royal Navy vessel


Gross Injustice

The slave trade by the numbers.


Hey, Who You Callin' A Jacobin?

First of all, they are not even French. Second, they’re hardly household names.


Our Founding Novelist

Charles Brockden Brown mixed spontaneous combustion with Gothic horror.

Sir Isaac Newton, by Samuel Freeman, (1773–1857)


Newton, The Last Magician

The great man of science had more than a passing interest in alchemy.

Image of 1846 wardrobe from "Equal in Goodness: Ohio Decorative Arts 1788-1860


Handcraft History

Decorative arts in Ohio and beyond.

Image of Alexander Hamilton


History's Exemplars

Richard Brookhiser shows the relevance of Alexander Hamilton to our modern lives.