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Liberty Exhibit

Liberty Exhibit National Standards Alignment

Liberty modular activities have been designed in alignment with history standards from the National Center for History in the Schools.
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Liberty Exhibit Painting Index

This index of paintings will assist in navigating to specific paintings in the virtual tour of Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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Unit 1: Researching the Revolution

This unit provides opportunities for students to analyze and understand the importance of research in the study of history using the example of artist Don Troiani.
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Unit 2: Painting the Revolution

This unit provides opportunities for students to analyze and critique different works of art depicting the American Revolution.
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Unit 3: Soldiers of the Revolutionary War

This unit provides students a look at the experiences of different soldiers from the many armies of the Revolutionary War and how artist Don Troiani portrays those experiences to a viewer.
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Unit 4: A Women's War

In this unit, students will use Don Troiani’s paintings as a starting point to explore how women played an important role in the Revolutionary War, especially when joining the armies as camp followers.
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Unit 5: Native American Soldiers and Scouts

The purpose of this unit is to help students learn more about the ways that Native Americans participated in the war and the choices they made when deciding which side to support.
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Unit 6: Soldiers of African Descent in the Revolutionary War

This unit is to help students learn more about soldiers of African descent and their wartime experiences as well as how the war created both challenges and opportunities for these individuals.
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Unit 7: Remembering the Veterans of the Revolutionary War

This unit explores the difficulties that veterans faced after the Revolutionary War, the obstacles they faced in obtaining aid from the government, and moments of possibility they experienced throughout.
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Liberty Exhibit Big Ideas

Explore these short framing essays to discover how the works of historical artist Don Troiani bring the compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events of the American Revolution to life.
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Liberty Exhibit

Liberty Exhibit Glossary

This glossary provides definitions that may be useful as you explore the Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War Teacher Resources, Big Ideas, and Primary Sources.
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Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War

October 16, 2021 - September 5, 2022
Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War immersed visitors in the dramatic and research-based works of nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani to bring the compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events of the American Revolution to life.
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Liberty Virtual Tour at Battles Of 1776 Stop
 

Liberty Virtual Tour

Immerse yourself in 360-degree panoramic gallery images, high-resolution photos of the art and artifacts, and a guided audio tour of the dramatic, research-based works of nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani.
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