How did veterans of the American Revolution tell war stories and what lessons can we learn about American nationalism from what they did -- and did not -- say? How did eighteenth-century actors turn themselves into celebrities without People Magazine and Perez Hilton? And how did antebellum African Americans in Rhode Island manage to regain the vote after being disenfranchised? Point your browser to Common-place (http://www.common-place.org) and find out!
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