Slavery had been deeply intertwined into the economy of the 18th century American colonies. This is the story of a slave in the home of Colonel Ashley and how she used the U.S Revolution to sue for freedom and won her case against the state of Massachusetts.
In today’s post we will be discussing the process of making beer, wine, and spirit during prohibition. This article is brought to you from Thomas Richardson, author of the blog History Here and Now. Prohibition was an eighteenth amendment to the U.S constitution ratified on January 16th, 1919, It was repealed On December 5, 1933.
Today’s post will be the tale of a royal exit written by guest poster Simone T. Whitlow from the blog History and Imagination. Whitlow discusses and tells the life story of Princess Sophia Dorothea and her exiting the royal family. The consequences were enormous. it is a story filled with an unhappy marriage and daring escapes.