Excellent Summary of King Phillip's War

For my fellow military history graduate students who have before or behind you the excellent course, Studies in U.S. Military History, you won’t want to miss¬† Episode 1 of the new American Experience series, “We Shall Remain.”¬† Tonight’s episode, “After the Mayflower,” includes an excellent summary of King Phillip’s War. It can be replayed online […]

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On Slavery – 5 Escaping

Historian Kenneth Stampp makes an interesting point about differing locations of slaves determining the destination of escapees. Those living near Indians might, for example, seek refuge with local tribes, as was the case in Florida. “…Florida slaves escaped to the Seminole Indians, aided them in their wars against the whites, and accompanied them when they […]

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