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This image depicts the book cover of Memories War by Thomas Chambers.

Memories of War

In this excerpt, historian Thomas A. Chambers explores how people visited and commemorated battlefields between independence and the Civil War.
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This image depicts the book cover of Epic Journeys of Freedom: Runaway Slaves of the American Revolution and their Global Quest for Liberty. The bottom of the book covers is a map of the world in red. The top of the book cover is an image of a man’s right eye and his nose. Behind his face is the extension of the map from the bottom.

Epic Journeys of Freedom

Read this excerpt from Cassandra Pybus that personalizes the wartime stories of black men and women who fled their American masters to seek freedom.
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This image depicts the book cover of American Spring: Lexington, Concord, and the Road to Revolution by Walter Borneman. The cover shows a painting of a man on a black horse. The back of his rifle is visible behind him, and he is pointing with his right arm. There is a man on the ground next to the horse with his rifle over his right shoulder. The man on the horse is speaking to the man on the ground.

American Spring

This excerpt from Walter R. Borneman looks at the first six months of 1775, as tensions between the colonial resistance and the British Government grew.
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This image depicts the book cover of Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality by Danielle Allen. It is a white cover with Our written in very large font in the center. The color of Our Declaration is a shade of brown. A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality is written in red underneath. Danielle’s name is written in black at the bottom of the cover. There are three lines at the top and bottom of the cover that show the signers’ names in blue.

Our Declaration

This excerpt from Danielle Allen examines the Declaration of Independence, the document’s relevance today, and the relationship between freedom and equality
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This image depicts the book cover of Thomas Paine Collected Writings. It includes Common Sense, The Crisis, Rights of Man, The Age of Reason, and other pamphlets, articles, and letters. It is a black background with an image of Paine in the top right corner. He is wearing a brown suit against a brown background and looking at the viewer. Paine is written in large white letters with the colors of the American flag in strips under the text.

The American Crisis

Read an excerpt from Thomas Paine's collected writings, including the first in his pamphlet series published on December 19, 1776.
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Turncoat

Read an excerpt from Stephen Brumwell's Turncoat: Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty.
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This image depicts the book cover of Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee by Phillip Papas. The image is a sepia toned image of Charles Lee standing on a hillside. In the background is a body of water and hills. Charles is standing with his body facing the viewer. He is looking over his right over his right should. His left hand rests on the hilt of his sword and he has a stick in his right hand pointing outward toward the body of water.

Renegade Revolutionary

This excerpt from Phillip Papas shows the tension building between George Washington and General Charles Lee and their very different military ideologies.
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Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

This excerpt from authors Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf dissects the life of Thomas Jefferson and explores his attachment to home and to family.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution by Robert Parkinson. The book cover is a painting of people pulling down the King George III statue in New York.

The Common Cause

This excerpt from Robert Parkinson explores the creation of a common cause to rally colonists from South Carolina to Massachusetts against a common enemy.
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Tacky's Revolt

Read an excerpt from Vincent Brown's book, Tacky's Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War
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