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Articles with keyword "Great Britain"

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Historians Disagree About Everything, or So It Seems

There is no shortage of ideas on how to teach American history.

John Ruskin


John Ruskin Taught Victorian Readers and Travelers the Art of Cultivation

His power of observation gave “eyes” to generations. 



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


The Ways of Empire

How the new Oxford History of the British Empire gives voice to both colonizers and the colonized is discussed by Wm. Roger Louis and NEH Chairman William R. Ferris.


Strangers in Strange Lands

A Virginia lieutenant takes Cherokee chiefs to meet King George III.

Battle of Ft. Erie


A Forgotten Hero in a Forgotten War

Thomas Pearson repelled American forces, driving Canada toward nationhood.