Causes of the Haitian Revolution erupts into violence at Cap-Francais

There were many causes of the Haitian Revolution, and they looked different based on peoples’ circumstances and, well, skin color.

Image of Black Bart from General History of the Pyrates, one of the oldest pirate history books

From biographies to historical narratives, these pirate history books are sure to leave you on the edge of your seat.

Whether you call them patriots or vigilantes, the Green Mountain Boys played an interesting role in the early history of America and Vermont.

Drawing of Thomas Jefferson sitting next to books

These 11 Thomas Jefferson books will give you a whole new insight into one the United States’ more complicated founding fathers.

Join or Die American Revolution Political Cartoon

American Revolution political cartoons gives us some fascinating insight into how people perceived the war. Let’s examine a few of them!

Painting of George Washington sitting in a chair, holding a book with his right hand

Looking for your next read? These 13 George Washington books will give you a comprehensive overview of Washington’s life and times.

There have been many a bourdaloue throughout history, from a preacher, to a chamber pot, to a pastry. How in the world did that happen?

dutch slave trade

The Dutch slave trade lasted for centuries and displaced millions of people. Keep reading to learn how it happened, and why.

George Washington quotes Revolutionary War

George Washington had a lot of great quotes on the Revolutionary War. Let’s see what we can learn from them about the man and the legend.

William Mullins Mayflower

The story of William Mullins is more than just the story of the man who left the first will in British America. It’s about the impact we all can have on history.