"The current was too strong, the demagogues too numerous, the fall elections too near"
To Stanley Vestal, the old Sioux warrior White Bull describes the day when he counted his greatest coup
An enterprising Yankee briefy ruled Atlantic sea lanes but a chain of disasters dogged his great steam packets
Did the mysterious Portuguese sea captain help plot Lincoln’s assassination, or was he an informer?
From the dark hold of the Amistad sprang a bold band who sailed her into history
Participants describe the opening of the American Revolution
In an era that condoned smuggling and lawbreaking the transition from privateer to pirate was easy
Margaret Fuller very possibly spoke the truth, and the literary men of the age both admired and shied away from her