Adam Wasserman

The Black Maroon Settlement of Angola: A Beacon of Freedom in Florida

Historian Adam Wasserman's account of Angola, a largely unknown free black maroon settlement in Tampa Bay, Florida that was destroyed by a covert excursion of pro-white Creeks under the orders of Andrew Jackson.

Forming a nation: the free black settlement at Fort Mose

Historian Adam Wasserman's account of Fort Mose, the first free black settlement established in the United States.

The 1810 West Florida Annexation Scheme

Historian Adam Wasserman's account of the West Florida annexation plot of 1810, a U.S. imperialist covert operation designed to wrest control of West Florida from Spain.