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An innovative and insightful storyteller, Melissa uses her knowledge of the past to inform how we see the present.
Her current book project, The Search for Zion: Rachel and Andrew Jackson, tells the story of the partnership between President and General Andrew Jackson and his wife, Rachel.
She`s a contributor to a range of media outlets in Canada and the U.S. including The Washington Post, CBC, Salon, The Walrus and The Toronto Star.
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- United States
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- 17th century, 18th century, 20th century
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- American Civil War, American Revolution, American Founding Era, American Presidents, Colonialism, Family, Gender, Politics, Public History, Race, Religion, Sexual Violence, Slavery, Women