Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to explore the life and writings of revolutionary poet Margaretta Faugeres (1771-1801). As a child, her life was radically altered by the events of the American Revolution. As an adult, Faugeres used the
Ela Hefler (Davidson College class of 2017) – the East India Company was no less a slave trading company than the Royal African Company. In fact, throughout the years they overlapped in operation, the two British companies shared personnel, coastal infrastructure, and even occasionally traded with each other.
Nicholas Bunner – The chief force beyond internal US conflict in the nineteenth century, which repeatedly threatened the state of the Union and eventually drove the nation to civil war, was not the institution of slavery itself, not necessarily the
Kathryn Fuselier, Laura Grove, Janna Adelstein – The editors of the Vanderbilt Historical Review have been on several field trips to places where the stories of slavery have been memorialized. Both the Hermitage and the Carnton Plantation/Carter House are fascinating,
Robert Yee and Kathryn Fuselier – This article was written in collaboration with the Vanderbilt Political Review. For the first essay in this series, click here. A slew of recent news agencies recently investigated the case of the formerly named Confederate