Rum, made from a byproduct of sugar cane, was a big part of early American trade.
Yeah, I know I'm probably mispronouncing it. But in this case, I don't care.
I find the existence of Aunt Phillis' Cabin to be absolutely fascinating. One of the most interesting facts in the whole 300 episodes, in my opinion.
Slave or not, Anthony Johnson was still forced from his home.
Heck, his signature was so big that his name became synonymous with notarization.
Another myth about John Hanson is that he was of African descent. This is also not true.
Ben Franklin really was devious, wasn't he?