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    Nathan Hale Homestead

    Kevin Sweeney talked about home life during the Revolutionary War era. Professor Sweeney spoke about changing attitudes towards “consumerism” in this era which helped usher in a “different” type of…

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    The Myths of Nathan Hale

    In 1776, Nathan Hale was hanged from the gallows for allegedly spying on the British. History writes that in his last dying speech, he professed the words, “I only regret that I have one life to lose for my…

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    The Capture and Execution of Nathan Hale

    In 1776, Revolutionary War soldier Nathan Hale was hanged as a spy in New York City by the British General William Howe. He was twenty-one at the time. Born in Coventry, Connecticut, the state declared him its…