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This image depicts the book cover of Madison's Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention by Mary Sarah Bilder. The text is written in white in front of a painting of James Madison. He is seated and wearing a black and white suit with papers in his right hand. He is gazing to his left.

Madison's Hand

This excerpt from Mary Bilder discusses James Madison’s personal and political evolution and his enduring ambivalence toward the Constitutional Convention
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This image depicts the book cover of Founding Gardeners: How the Revolutionary Generation Created an American Eden by Andrea Wulf. The cover is a white background with colored flowers and greenery around the border. At the time, there are 13-star American flags in various states of overlap and black and white portraits of George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison.

Founding Gardeners

This excerpt from Andrea Wulf introduces the founding fathers as promoters of an agrarian nation, sharing new farming methods and exotic plants.
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This image depicts the book cover of The West Point History of The American Revolution by The United States Military Academy. The background is sepia toned and there is a Revolutionary era soldier standing and holding his rifle in his left arm. The rifle is running the length of his body and he is looking to his right.

The West Point History of the American Revolution

This excerpt from a team of historians details 1778 when the British went to the South to rally Loyalists and disrupt the economy of the Revolutionaries.
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I, Eliza Hamilton by Susan Holloway Scott

I, Eliza Hamilton

Read an excerpt from Susan Holloway Scott's work of historical fiction about Eliza Schuyler, wife of Alexander Hamilton, during the Revolutionary War.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the First of the Nation by Collin Calloway. The cover shows a portrait of a young General Washington on the right and a portrait of a Native American on the left. The Native American looks at the viewer while General Washington is looking at the Native American.

The Indian World of George Washington

This excerpt from Colin Calloway shows George Washington’s initial lack of understanding of Native allies and their impact on the nation’s founding
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Independence Lost by Kathleen DuVal

Independence Lost

This excerpt from Kathleen DuVal sets the stage for the American Revolution on the Gulf Coast and tells stories that give international perspectives
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This image depicts the book cover of American Insurgents American Patriots: The Revolution of the People by T.H. Breen. The book cover is a painting of a Revolutionary battle with smoke clouds filling the air.

American Insurgents, American Patriots

Read an excerpt from TH Breen that traces the rise of everyday patriots who used pressure at the local level to create a shared American sense of purpose.
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This image depicts the book cover of Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical is Restarting America’s Past edited by Rene Romano and Claire Potter. The book cover is tan, and the title of the book is written in black. There is a Revolutionary man, wearing black boots, blue pants, and a brown waist jacket. His left knee is bended, and the image cuts off around the man’s chest—his face is not visible. There are five roses scattered around his feet.

Historians on Hamilton

In her essay, Renee C. Romano looks at how Hamilton: An American Musical sparked surprising conversations and unexpected results
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Rum Punch and Revolution

This excerpt from Peter Thompson highlights the changing culture surrounding taverns and political life on the eve of the American Revolution
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This image depicts the book cover of The Philadelphia Campaign: Germantown and the Roads to Valley Forge, Volume 2 by Thomas Mcguire.

The Philadelphia Campaign, Vol. II

This excerpt from Thomas McGuire depicts the movement of Hessian forces as they marched to fight Continental troops at the Birmingham Meeting House
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