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This image shows the book cover of A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation by Catherine Allgor. The text is written on the left side of the image and a faded portrait of Dolley is on the right side of the image. Her face is visible down to her neck then fades to white. She is wearing a golden necklace.

A Perfect Union

This excerpt from Catherine Allgor shows how Dolly Madison became a well known figure in the United States, even earning the title of “America’s Queen.”
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This image shows the book cover of Revolutionary Mothers: Women is the Struggle for America’s Independence by Carol Berkin. Carol’s name is written with a red background on the bottom. Revolutionary Mother’s is written in blue against a mustard yellow background. And the top of the image is a painting of a woman in a dark red and gold dress holding a rifle and peering out a front door to a Revolutionary battle. There is a white house on fire and Redcoats on horseback.

Revolutionary Mothers

This excerpt from Carol Berkin shows that while women different experiences of the American Revolution, they each played a unique role in its efforts.
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This image shows the book cover of The Counter Revolution of 1776 by Gerald Horne.

The Counter-Revolution of 1776

This excerpt from Gerald Horne demonstrates how the Revolution reinvigorated the slave trade and subsequently bore a counter-revolution of slavery.
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This image shows the book cover of From Slaves to Soldiers: The 1st Rhode Island Regiment in the American Revolution by Robert Geake. There is a blue border around the book cover. The subtitle is written in blue at the top of the cover the main title is written in black in the center. On the right-hand side there is an illustration of a solder of African descent holding a rifle in his right hand.

From Slaves to Soldiers

This excerpt from Robert Geake highlights the 1st Rhode Island Regiment, an integrated unit composed of African American, Native American and white soldiers
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This image shows the book cover of Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution by Terry Golway.

Washington's General

Read an excerpt from Terry Golway's biography of Nathanael Greene, who was appointed by Washington as commander of the Southern Army.
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Never Caught

Read an excerpt from Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kathleen Van Cleve's young reader adaptation of the story of runaway slave Ona Judge.
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This image shows the book cover of The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution by Robert Watson. The image shows a dark and stormy sky, over a rough sea with whitecapped waves, with a hint of sunlight towards the right-hand side.

The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn

This excerpt from Robert Watson weaves together details of the horrifying conditions experienced aboard the HMS Jersey during the American Revolutionary.
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This image shows the book cover of The Queen's American Rangers by Donald Gara. There is a blue border around the cover. The title of the book is written in red, and Donald’s name is written in green. There is an illustration of a ranger wearing a green suit and white paints holding a rifle pointing away from him. He has a black hat and he is standing on grass with more greenery in the background.

The Queen's American Rangers

This excerpt from Donald Gara details efforts to remake the Queen's Rangers in 1777 during the early months of the British occupation of Philadelphia.
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This image shows the book cover of Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth by Holger Hoock. It shows Redcoats the American army in midst of a battle.

Scars of Independence

This excerpt from author Holger Hoock examines the moral dilemmas posed by the all-pervasive violence of the American Revolutionary War.
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Revolutionary Friends

Read an excerpt from Selene Castrovilla's children's book that tells the story of the enduring friendship of George Washington and Marquis de Lafayette.
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