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“Pretweets” from the Book: The Historic Duel

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Alexander Hamilton: @aaronburr: nice shot….
Page 59 in Historical Tweets: The Completely Unabridged and Ridiculously Brief History of the World

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Twitter Historian on April 14th 2010 in 1800s

Top Historical Tweets from the 1800s

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Here are the 10 Top Tweets from the century that brought you textiles, the collapse of the French Empire, urbanization, and four scores.

The top tweets from the 19th century, in no particular order, are:



Lewis & Clark

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Twitter Historian on March 18th 2010 in 1800s

A Tweet Wilford Brimley Would Love

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PollyWannaQuaker? (Quaker Oats): New woman in colony known only as @Scarlet_A suggested new methods for sowing oats. Headed to her place for explanation.
By Darnell Brisco

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Twitter Historian on February 24th 2010 in 1800s

Thomas Jefferson Rates His Purchase

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TJeff_USA (Thomas Jefferson): Amazon Marketplace Review of Louisiana Territory: HALF-CONTINENT IN GOOD CONDITION. FRANCE = GREAT SELLER! WOULD BUY AGAIN!! A++++
Submitted by Everett White

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Twitter Historian on February 23rd 2010 in 1800s

RT @historicaltweet Black History Month: Harriet Tubman

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This tweet is from our forthcoming book Historical Tweets: The Completely Unabridged and Ridiculously Brief History of the World, hitting shelves on April 27 (but you can pre-order online now!).

Happy Black History Month!
Harriet Tubman: Sorry for the lack of tweets. Wi-fi sucks underground.

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Twitter Historian on February 17th 2010 in 1800s


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