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Aaron Burr...Sir? Conclusion

The story of Aaron Burr concludes shortly after the iconic duel between Hamilton and himself. His escapades became noticeably frantic and desperate. A desire to leave a legacy was common in the time of the founding fathers. 811 more words


Boy Soldiers

In an interesting juxtaposition of events, I just finished reading Boy Soldiers of the Revolutionary War by Caroline Cox at the same time I saw… 391 more words

Aaron Burr...Sir? Part 2

The idea that Aaron Burr was a political push-over is wildly inaccurate. He was painted as indecisive by his opponents. These people were mainly of the same mindset as Alexander Hamilton. 439 more words


The Amazing Lifespan of John Mitchell Sen'r (1710-1816)

“At the very advanced age of…”

While today’s post has nothing to do with Baltimore City in particular, it does reference a small notice that ran in a Baltimore newspaper, nearly two centuries ago. 2,801 more words

War Of 1812

Burkely Hermann’s Introduction

Hello everyone. Welcome back to our blog.

My name is Burkely Hermann and I have the privilege for being the researcher for this wonderful project, … 467 more words

Maryland 400

History and Primary Documents in the Classroom: Our Experience with Educational Outreach

Educational Outreach success! We would like to thank all of the teachers from the 2015-2016 school year who invited us into their classroom and gave us the chance to interact with their students. 261 more words

Warren County

Button Gwinnett, A Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Who Died in a Duel

Button Gwinnett was one of three Georgia signers of the Declaration of Independence. He served in Georgia’s colonial legislature¬†in the Second Continental Congress, and as president of Georgia’s Revolutionary Council of Safety. 1,173 more words

British History