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The Will of the People

Read an excerpt from T.H. Breen's book, The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America.
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This image shows the book cover of Britons: Forging the Nation 1707-1837 by Linda Colley. There is a white background and Britons is written in red font. The rest of the text is black font. They are at the to of the page. There is an illustration of soldiers, women, and children standing on sand in the middle of a body of water. There are smoke clouds filling the air. There is a cannon on the right side of the image pointing outward toward the water. Many of the soldiers are holding this swords pointing upward.

Britons

Read an excerpt from Linda Colley's book, Britons: Forging the Nation, 1707-1837.
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This image shows the book cover of The Disaffected: Britain’s Occupation of Philadelphia During the American Revolution by Aaron Sullivan. The title of the book is written at the top and Aaron’s name is written at the bottom. The background is the British flag with a building at the bottom portion of the flag.

The Disaffected

Read an excerpt from Aaron Sullivan's book, The Disaffected: Britain’s Occupation of Philadelphia during the American Revolution.
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With Zeal and Bayonets Only by Matthew Spring

With Zeal and With Bayonets Only

Read an excerpt from Matthew H. Spring’s With Zeal and With Bayonets Only: The British Army on Campaign in North America, 1775-1783.
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This image shows the book cover of Battle of Paoli by Thomas McGuire. It is a painting of the battle with fire and smoke filling the air.

Battle of Paoli

Read an excerpt from Thomas J. McGuire's book, Battle of Paoli.
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Revolutionary Backlash

Read an excerpt from Rosemarie Zagarri's Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic.
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The First American

Read an excerpt from H. W. Brands about about Ben Franklin presenting the first draft for the Articles of Confederation to the Continental Congress.
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This image shows the book cover of The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas by John Buchanan. The background is black, but there is a painting of Redcoats and Continental Army soldiers fighting with swords on horseback.

The Road to Guilford Courthouse

This excerpt from John Buchanan examines not only the battlefield strategy made in the Carolinas, but also the military careers of the major characters
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This image shows the book cover of Following the Drum: Women at the Valley Forge Encampment by Nancy Loane. The background is white and on the left hand side on the bottoms, there is a red box. Above the box is a painting of a snowy scene with George Washington taking off his hat. There is another officer to his left, with his back toward the viewer. And on the left side of the image is a woman dressed in red, bowing down.

Following the Drum

This excerpt from Nancy Loane focuses on female camp followers during the American Revolution: nurses, cooks, laundresses, and even ladies of privilege.
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Washington's Spies

This excerpt from Alexander Rose describes the establishment of the Culper Ring and the risks involved with eighteenth century espionage
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