1700's

The 18th century lasted from January 1, 1701 to December 31, 1800 in the Gregorian calendar. During the 18th century, the Enlightenment culminated in the French and American revolutions. Philosophy and science increased in prominence. Philosophers dreamed of a brighter age. This dream turned into a reality with the French Revolution, although it was later compromised by excess of the terror of Maximilien Robespierre. At first...
The Paul Revere House museum offers a "Virtual Midnight Ride" through an interactive map of the route Revere took on April 18, 1775. Click on the images to see photos and illustrations and read historical information.

The Paul Revere House museum offers a "Virtual Midnight Ride" through an interactive map of the route Revere took on April 18, 1775. Click on the images to see photos and illustrations and read historical information.

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Paul Revere, William Dawes, and Samuel Prescott... William Dawes, Jr. (April 5, 1745 – February 25, 1799) was one of the three men who alerted colonial minutemen of the approach of British army troops prior to the Battle of Lexington and Concord at the outset of the American Revolution. - Concord, Mass.

Paul Revere, William Dawes, and Samuel Prescott... William Dawes, Jr. (April 5, 1745 – February 25, 1799) was one of the three men who alerted colonial minutemen of the approach of British army troops prior to the Battle of Lexington and Concord at the outset of the American Revolution. - Concord, Mass.

Alicia Maria Carpenter, Countess of Egremont, 1745

Countess Alicia Maria Carpenter by Arthur Devis. Lady Carpenter is presented as a refined & elegant doll. Well-born women were expected to embody a variety of virtues - and above all else to act as a civilizing influence on men.

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