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This image shows the book cover of Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick. It shows a picture of a cannon going off during a nighttime battle. There are Revolutionary soldiers behind the cannon and the fire and sparks fill the dark.

Bunker Hill

This excerpt from Nathaniel Philbrick describes the uncertain, dramatic start to the legendary Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolution.
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West of the Revolution by Claudio Saunt

West of the Revolution

Read this excerpt from Claudio Saunt to learn about an ambitious, yet illegal under British law, land scheme to settle a fourteenth colony on the West Coast.
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The Last Muster

Read this excerpt from Maureen Taylor’s book that complied over 50 19th-century photographs and shares biographical information for each person.
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This image shows the book cover of Forged in Philadelphia by Rebecca Eckfeldt Gibby. It is an illustration of five gentlemen standing outside a building during the daytime.

Forged in Philadelphia

Read an excerpt from Rebecca Eckfeldt Gibby's children's book where she uncovers the history of her Revolutionary-era ancestor from Philadelphia.
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This image shows the book cover of The American Revolution: A History by Gordon S. Wood. It is a painting of a Continental Army solder with a sword raised in his right hand and an American flag with 1776 written on it in yellow in his left hand.

The American Revolution

This excerpt from Gordon Wood shows how the ideals of 'republicanism' influenced the governments being formed at the start of the Revolutionary War.
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The Hemingses of Monticello

Read an excerpt from Annette Gordon-Reed's Pulitzer Prize-winning The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family.
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This image shows the book cover of A Devil of a Whipping: The Battle of Cowpens by Lawrence Babits. It is a painting of the battle with Redcoats and the Continental Army.

Battle of Cowpens

This excerpt from Lawrence Babits transports us to 1781, when Americans finally achieved victory at the Battle of Cowpens after a series of southern losses.
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Common Sense

This excerpt comes from the section "Thoughts on the Present State of American Affairs" from Common Sense, the influential pamphlet by Thomas Paine.
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This image shows the book cover of The Shoemaker and The Tea Party by Alfred Young. It is an illustration of the Boston Tea Party.

The Shoemaker and the Tea Party

Read an excerpt from Alfred Young's essays about the contributions of ordinary people, specifically a shoemaker, to the American Revolution.
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This image shows the book cover of The Divided Ground: Indians, Settlers, and the Northern Borderland of the American Revolution by Alan Taylor. At the top of the image are two illustrations: on the left is a settler and on the right is a Native American.

The Divided Ground

Read this excerpt from Alan Taylor that tells of an important ally in the American Revolution: the Oneida Nation, a nation of the Iroquois Confederacy.
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