Professor Jeffry Morrison examines the flurry of religious expression that spread throughout the colonies during the 1740s and 1750s.
Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes reports on the Smithsonian and the Slave Wrecks Project's journey to recover the first artifacts known to be preserved from a slave.
This TED talk explores the Atlantic slave trade and the massive historical, economic and personal footprint it left on the world.
Library of Congress details the establishment of the Georgia Colony from 1732-1750.
An opinion piece from Slate argues that the Enlightenment created modern race thinking, and that we need to confront it.
This analytical piece from Think Progress examines how North America emerged as a beacon of prosperity as far back as the 17th century.