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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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This image depicts the book cover for Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier. This is a catalog of a limited run Museum exhibition. The cover shows two portraits of Richard St. George.

Cost of Revolution

Read an excerpt from the Museum of the American Revolution's Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier exhibition catalog.
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This image shows the book cover of The Boston Massacre: A Family History by Serena Zabin. The background is white. The Boston Massacre is written in red at the top. A Family History and Serena’s name are written on the bottom in black. In the middle, there are four black coffins with a white skull and crossbones on each one. There are initials at the tops of the coffins. From left to right, they are SG, SM, JC, and CA.

The Boston Massacre

Read an excerpt of Serena Zabin's The Boston Massacre: A Family History.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire by Andrew Oshaughnessy. The cover shows a British general on a white horse pointing with his right arm. There are two British soldiers looking up at him. There is a cannon in front of the horse, and, in the background, there is a countryside. There is smoke in the air as well.

The Men Who Lost America

Read an excerpt from Andrew O'Shaughnessy about the failings of ten British leaders whose actions shaped the outcome of the American Revolution.
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