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Growth and Empire
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As the Civil War rages, all eyes turn towards Vicksburg, where limited war becomes total war...
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From the founding of the Carolinas through the Seven Years' War.


Colonial settlement to 1750, with a close-up of the English colonies.


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John Singleton Copley’s portrait of Paul Revere captured the dignity of an artisan and was unusual because the subject was not a member of the colonial elite. Many other eighteenth-century portraits were commissioned by affluent merchants and influential politicians.

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