From the Archives
A hurricane sank a fleet in Pensacola Bay 450 years ago, dooming the first major European attempt to colonize North America, a story that archaeologists are just now fleshing out
One terrible night in 1704 came to symbolize the whole struggle for supremacy on the North American continent
New ideas—and archaeological evidence—may provide answers to colonial North America’s longest-running mystery
They had sent King Charles to the scaffold without remorse. Now they were fugitives in New England with a big price on their heads
A Soldier-Humanist Fights a War for Peace in North America
Two decades before the Revolution, a group of Americans voted on a scheme to unite the colonies. Benjamin Franklin thought it could have prevented the war. It didn’t—but did give us our Constitution.