British Sea Battles in the 1700s?

Answer "Rule Britannia, Britannia rule the waves. Britons never, never, never shall be slaves." These words from a popular song of the 18th century reflected how critical the sea battles of the time were.... Read More »

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Bonnets of the 1700s?

In the second half of the 1700s, the trend in women's hats started to shift towards the bonnet. This type of hat usually covered the head completely and was secured with ties underneath the chin. ... Read More »

Gardening Tools in the 1700s?

Colonial American gardening tools were essential for planting and maintaining the food crops that helped families to survive in the 18th century. Tools were not readily available or affordable and ... Read More »

Lithograph Portraits of the 1700s?

Unable to afford high-priced engraved printing for his manuscripts, Aloys Senefelder invented lithography in 1796. Lithography modernized portrait printing in the late 1700s by adding a color wash ... Read More »

How did they make bread in the 1700s?

In the 1700s, cooks baked bread in brick ovens. Cooks built a fire inside the brick oven to heat the walls. When the fire burned out, they swept out the ashes and placed the bread on the oven floor... Read More »