Events are funded in part through generous grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, the Boston Cultural Council, and the Revere Hotel.
“The Other Fourth of July: The American War of Independence in the Southern Caribbean”
October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Prof. Tessa Murphy, Associate Professor of History, Syracuse University
Consider what the American Revolution meant to British colonial subjects in these lesser-studied parts of the Americas. Indigenous, enslaved, and free people seized the opportunity to ally with Great Britain’s chief rival, France, and many used this moment of disruption to seek freedom, sovereignty, or autonomy.