Friday Jul 4
Historians claim typo in Declaration of Independence changes its meaning
A professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton argues the period is nothing than an errant ink stain and shouldn't be there.
St. Petersburg Times
Editorial: Popular misconceptions about American independence
You learned in school about what happened in July 1776, and think you have a good handle on events surrounding American independence from Britain.
Adams Family Values On Stage At The Snug
They say that "behind every great man there's a great woman." That truism has seldom been more apparent than in the admirable partnership between John and Abigail Adams.
The Weekly Standard
The Other Mrs. Adams
When Abigail Adams first met her daughter-in-law Louisa, wife of future president John Quincy Adams, she was not greatly impressed.
John Quincy Adams' by Fred Kaplan
Fred Kaplan's biography of John Quincy Adams spans the Colonial era to the threshold of the Civil War.