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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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This image shows the book cover of 1776 by David McCullough. 1776 is written in large red font in the center of the image. On the bottom, there is a painting depicting the Continental Army.

1776

Read an excerpt from David McCullough's book that captures American reactions in the immediate aftermath of the Declaration of Independence.
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This image shows the book cover of Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World by Maya Jasanoff. The image is a painting of Redcoats flying a British flag and a member of the Continental Army on the left-hand side.

Liberty's Exiles

This excerpt from Maya Jasanoff illustrates exiled loyalists' experience and what it meant as an American colonist returning to Great Britain after defeat
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Founding Mothers by Cokie Roberts

Founding Mothers

Read this excerpt from Cokie Roberts that offers a comprehensive look at the many roles women played in American Revolutionary War.
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This image shows the book cover of Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence by John Ferling. The title is written at the top of the image and John’s name is written at the bottom. The picture on the cover is of George Washington and his troops in the snow. The viewer sees Washington from the side, and he is facing to the right of the image. He is on a white horse.

Almost A Miracle

This excerpt from John Ferling recounts how British troops led by General Howe defeated Washington's American army in the gruesome Battle of Brandywine
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