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Articles with keyword "American revolution"

John Adams portrait by Gianni Dagli Orti

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Paper Trail

On letters, diaries, and other records of the American story at the Massachusetts Historical Society

portrait of Margaret Shippen Arnold

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Love and the Revolution

One a patriot, one a spy--two wives of the American Revolution.

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Liberty!

Tory sentiments and battlefield diaries offer a different view of the American Revolution.

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Not the Man in the Gilbert Portrait

An exhibition shows the lesser-known side of a young, ambitious George Washington.

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The Rallying Cry

How the word "Liberty" moved from a spiritual definition to a revolutionary one.

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Encountering Bernard Bailyn

His unorthodox ways in the classroom changed the course of history for generations of Harvard students.

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Ben in Print

Thirty-seven volumes and counting.

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Teaching the Nation's History

Scholars are approaching the founding of America in new ways.

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Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton shapes the future of America.

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A Life in Letters

The irascible John Adams shows a different side in his writings to his wife Abigail.