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In 1967, Alfred F. Young transformed his Northwestern doctoral dissertation into a dense saga of New York’s Revolutionary power players and their roiling class wars, entitled  855 more words

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Sara Georgini has an article about Alfred F. Young's classic The Democratic Republicans of New York: The Origins, 1763-1797 at the Junto. Georgini explains that "state politics deserve serious investigation when reinterpreting the story of national government and party formation." Young' s book fundamentally altered the narrative surrounding political formation in colonial America.

Von Drehle, David. TRIANGLE: THE FIRE THAT CHANGED AMERICA

The more I read, the happier I am to live when I do.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911, the worst workplace disaster in New York City until 2001, occurred against a social and political backdrop almost unrecognizable by us. 578 more words