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John Adams by David McCullough

John Adams

Read an excerpt from David McCullough about the Founding Fathers negotiating with the British as they begin talks to officially end the war.
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Insignia of Independence

This excerpt from artist Don Troiani and author James L. Kochan looks at the armies of the American Revolution and further divides each by regiment to take a closer look.
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Rebels Rising by Benjamin Carp

Rebels Rising

This excerpt from Benjamin Carp explains the role of colonial meeting spaces as opinions of everyday people gained increasing political influence.
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Liberty's Daughters by Mary Beth Norton

Liberty's Daughters

This excerpt from Mary Beth Norton tells the stories and struggles of the women who assumed enormous burdens as men left to fight the Revolutionary War
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Washington's Immortals by Patrick O'Donnell

Washington's Immortals

This excerpt from Patrick O'Donnell tells the story of the First Maryland Regiment and its presence at many of the major battles of the American Revolution
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Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow

Washington: A Life

This excerpt from Wayne Bodle presents the story of the winter of 1777-1778 during the American Revolution with details that may be new to most readers.
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The Unruly City by Mike Rapport

The Unruly City

This excerpt from Mike Rapport shows London’s response to the American Revolution - Londoners sought political reforms but not a British revolution.
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The Age of Homespun by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Age of Homespun

Read an excerpt from Laurel Thatcher Ulrich’s telling of the importance of women's patriotism during the boycotting of British goods.
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Fatal Sunday by Mark Lender and Gary Stone

Fatal Sunday

Read this excerpt that offers a glimpse into the aftermath of Battle of Monmouth, detailing the gruesome task left to victors of burying the dead.
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American Revolutions by Alan Taylor

American Revolutions

This excerpt from Alan Taylor strips away the rosy veneer associated with the American Revolution to reveal a violent civil war and a fragile new nation.
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