Francis Perkins Describes Many Hardships Faced | The Jamestown Settlement In 1608

Francis Perkins arrived at Jamestown in March 1608 as a Laborer. He quickly becomes involved with the settlement. He writes a letter to a friend back home describing a great fire that destroys all his belonging and much of the Jamestown Fort. The conditions for the people settling in Jamestown were rough, difficult, and less than ideal.

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Locked In The Tower Of London | Elizabeth I Of England & The Wyatt Rebellion

Elizabeth vehemently denies the implication she had anything to do with the Wyatt Rebellion that took place in order to overthrow her older half-sister Queen Mary I of England. In a heart-wrenching letter, Elizabeth pleads her innocence on all the charges.

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Classical Literature Short Story – The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe

In today’s blog post here on The Chronicles Of History, I will be sharing a short story by Edgar Allan Poe titled The Tell-Tale Heart. The story was first published in 1843 and tackles the narrator’s sanity. The character tries to convince readers he is not crazy while telling the readers the story of a murder and his reasoning for killing the person.

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Bonnie & Clyde Footage | Eyewitness Account Of A Shoot-Out [1933]

Bonnie Elizabeth Parker and Clyde Chestnut Barrow became the most infamous gangster couple in U.S History after participating in a long string of robberies, murders, and general mayhem throughout the central United States during the great depression. The gang typically preferred to rob small stores and businesses including gas stations.

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