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The Young America Movement and the Crisis of Household Politics
Slavery, Freedom, and the Fourth of July
Marietta Falls: Rufus Putnam, Big Larry, and White Settler Nostalgia
Vilification and Erasure: The Story of Indigenous History in The Pioneers
How Should History Make Us Feel?
Next Steps
Good Things, Sacred Cows, and Writing about Settler Colonialism
Jewish Apostasy and American Citizenship Revisited
Entertaining and Revolting: Homosociality and Heterosexuality in War Department Correspondence, 1811–1846
Calling for a Blue Early America
Safeguarding Secrecy: Executive Privilege in the Early Republic
Identifying Enslaved Africans Beyond Ports of Departure
An Atlantic of Abolitionists
What State Property Tax Records Can Reveal About the Early American Economy
Part-Time Allies: French Foreign Policy, American Neutrality, and the Dutch Crisis of 1787
Pulling Apart the Patchwork
Cheap Food or Cheap Whiskey (and A Free Chaw!): Gilded Age Echoes of the Culinary Partisanship of 1840
The Banality of the State
A Slave Trader’s Office Decor and the Pornography of Capitalism