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This image depicts the book cover of Financial Founding Fathers: The Men who Made America Rich by Robert Wright and David Cowen.

Financial Founding Fathers

This excerpt by authors Robert Wright and David Cowen reveals how Robert Morris brought order to the early American economy and created the first national bank.
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This image depicts the book cover of American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence by Pauline Maier. The cover is white. The American Scripture text and the author’s name are written in red. The Making the Declaration text is written in blue. And the top lines of the Declaration are written in a faded font with July 4, 1776, and United States of America being clearly visible.

American Scripture

Read an excerpt of Pauline Maier where she provides a glimpse into the creation of a radical rethinking that led to America's experiment in democracy.
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This image depicts the book cover of Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different by Gordon Wood.

Revolutionary Characters

Read an excerpt from Gordon Wood where he explains the origins of Thomas Paine's radical thinking through Paine's pamphlet Common Sense.
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This image shows the book cover The Battle for The Fourteenth Colony: America’s War of Liberation in Canada 1774-1776 by Mark Anderson.

The Battle for the Fourteenth Colony

This excerpt from Mark Anderson reveals the beginnings of the Quebec Campaign when colonists were trying to bring Canada into the Continental confederation
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This image depicts the book cover of Revolutionary Summer by Joseph Ellis. The text is written in red and black colored font.

Revolutionary Summer

This excerpt from Joseph Ellis explains how the success of the Battle of Long Island came from the combined result of lucky breaks for the Americans.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Midwife's Revolt by Jodi Daynard. The title is written in blue text and the cover is a painting of a countryside.

The Midwife's Revolt

Read an excerpt from Jodi Daynard's historical fiction novel about a woman confronting life and widowhood during the American Revolution.
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The Perils of Peace by Thomas Fleming

The Perils of Peace

This excerpt from Thomas Fleming describes the political reaction in Britain immediately after the surrender at Yorktown, Virginia
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This image depicts the book cover of The Marketplace of Revolution: How Consumer Politics Shaped American Independence by T.H. Breen. The bottom of the book cover is black, and the author’s name is written in white text. The middle of the cover is white, and the text is written in red and black. And the top of the cover is an image of ships docking and people on the docks.

The Marketplace of Revolution

This excerpt from T.H. Breen looks at how one city’s rebellion, the Boston Tea Party, became an entire people’s war and created a common cause of America.
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The image depicts the book cover of The American Revolution a Historical Guidebook. Frances H. Kennedy is the editor of the book. The book cover is a photograph of the Liberty Bell. The background is dark, but there is a stream of line illuminating some of the text written at the top of the bell. The crack of the bell is on the left side and is visible in the stream of light.

The American Revolution: A Historical Guidebook

This excerpt from Frances H. Kennedy describes more than 100 landmarks from the American Revolution in the chronology of their importance to the war.
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The image depicts the book cover of Don Troiani's Soldiers of The American Revolution by James Kochan and Don Troiani. There is a portrait of a Revolutionary War battle. The title of the book is written in blue and written around a picture of a gun at the top of the book cover.

Don Troiani’s Soldiers of the American Revolution

These works by Don Troiani show his original paintings of soldiers alongside the actual objects he studied in his artistic recreations.
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