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U.S. Time Periods » 1763-1815: Revolution

A Midwife's Tale, The American Experience

is a companion to the PBS documentary constructed around the diary kept by a Maine woman kept from 1785 to 1812. Besides interviews with contemporary historians, images from the diaries, and background material, the site provides a complete transcript of the broadcast itself. (WGBH, National Endowment for the Humanities)

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When Martha Ballard began her diary in 1785, the Revolutionary War had been over for just a year.

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