2016, American Antiquarian Society
Isaiah Thomas was a printer in Massachusetts during the American Revolution. This site tells about his exciting life in six chapters. Each chapter includes the four features shown below: a video, an interactive document, a game and a set of relevant primary sources.
Each interactive document can be explored by clicking the highlighted areas to see a small window offering more information.
Another feature of the interactive document is the transcription lens; dragging the lens over the document reveals a text transcription.
The interactive document also includes an interactive text transcription; highlighted lines link to historical explanations of the text, underlined text links to definitions and brief biographies.