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This image depicts the book cover of Grand Forage 1778: The Battleground Around New York City by Todd Braisted. The image shows Redcoats and soldiers in blue coats marching through the empty streets.

Grand Forage 1778

This excerpt from Todd Braisted details how the British Army gathered provisions and battled with American soldiers and civilians for supplies and loyalties
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This image depicts the book cover of Women of The Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America by Linda Kerber. The title of the book is written at the top of the page in white. The main title is written in front of a blue bar, while the subtitle is written in front of a red bar directly underneath. There is a painting of a rosy checked woman with a white dress and dark hair holding an American flag in her left hand and peering up to the right.

Women of the Republic

This excerpt from Linda Kerber explains the concept of "Republic Motherhood" during the Revolution and explores its lasting legacy on the American Republic
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This image depicts the book cover of Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick. The image is of a stormy sky with a bolt of lightning. There is a body of water separating two bodies of land.

Valiant Ambition

This excerpt from Nathaniel Philbrick tells the story of the rise of George Washington and the fall of Benedict Arnold during the American Revolution
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This image depicts the book cover of Benjamin Franklin in London: The British Life of America’s Founding Father by George Goodwin. Benjamin is pictured seated at a table with a red tablecloth and reading. He is wearing a blue jacket with gold trim. He is holding the paper in his left hand, while his right hand is resting on his chin. He is wearing gold eyeglasses.

Benjamin Franklin in London

Read an excerpt from George Goodwin that highlights Benjamin Franklin's role as a colonial representative, actively engaged in British politics.
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This image depicts the book cover of The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government by Fergus Bordewich. The main title of the book and the author’s name is written in blue, while the rest of the text is written in red. On the left side of the cover is a circular painting of James Madison and on the right side of the cover is a circular painting of George Washington.

The First Congress

Read this excerpt from Fergus Bordewich that covers the debates over Alexander Hamilton’s financial plan to the simple question of how we address the president.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Declaration of Independence: A Global History by David Armitage. The cover is black and a map of the world is illuminated in a white, shining light.

The Declaration of Independence

This excerpt by David Armitage examines how the Declaration of Independence became a political and philosophical model for nations across the globe.
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Never Caught

This excerpt from Erica Armstrong Dunbar examines the growth of anti-slavery sentiment in Philadelphia during the 1780s and 1790s.
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Mapping the Revolution

This excerpt from authors Richard Brown and Paul Cohen charts the territorial claims and geographic strategy behind military campaigns during the Revolutionary War.
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This image depicts the book cover of Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow. The cover is tan and the text is written in black. In the center, there is a portrait of Hamilton from the chest up.

Curators' Book List on Alexander Hamilton

Read an excerpt from Ron Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton that inspired the Broadway hit musical Hamilton: An American Musical.
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This image depicts the book cover of Patriot Pirates by Robert Patton. The word “patriots” is written in black” while the rest of the text is written in red. The book cover is a painting of four ships at sea. One is flying an American flag while one is flying a British flag.

Patriot Pirates

This excerpt from Robert Patton presents the story of America's seaborne insurgency against British merchant ships and Navy.
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