J. L. BELL is a Massachusetts writer who specializes in (among other things) the start of the American Revolution in and around Boston. He is particularly interested in the experiences of children in 1765-75. He has published scholarly papers and popular articles for both children and adults. He was consultant for an episode of History Detectives, and contributed to a display at Minute Man National Historic Park.

Follow by Email

Saturday, November 04, 2006

Half the Population

I'm pleased to have managed a whole week of profiles of females from Revolutionary Massachusetts—and without resorting to Abigail Adams, Phillis Wheatley, or Deborah Sampson Gannett!

TOMORROW:

The fifth of November,
As you well remember,
Was gunpowder treason and plot…

No comments: