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Revolutionary Conceptions by Susan Klepp

Revolutionary Conceptions

In this excerpt, Susan Klepp discusses how the terms "virtue" and "prudence" came to be associated with women during the American Revolution.
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Black Patriots and Loyalists by Alan Gilbert

Black Patriots and Loyalists

This excerpt from Alan Gilbert details the creation of one of one of the most distinguished regiments comprised of both white and black soldiers.
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The American Revolution

The American Revolution

Read this excerpt of a letter by Benedict Arnold 'to the Inhabitants of America' that reveals the ideological shift he experienced over the course of war.
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The Indian World Of George Washington by Collin Calloway

The Indian World of George Washington

This excerpt from Colin Calloway shows George Washington’s initial lack of understanding of Native allies and their impact on the nation’s founding
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American Insurgents American Patriots by T.H. Breen

American Insurgents, American Patriots

Read an excerpt from TH Breen that traces the rise of everyday patriots who used pressure at the local level to create a shared American sense of purpose.
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The Marketplace Of Revolution by T.H. Breen

The Marketplace of Revolution

This excerpt from T.H. Breen looks at how one city’s rebellion, the Boston Tea Party, became an entire people’s war and created a common cause of America.
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The Philadelphia Campaign by Thomas Mcguire

The Philadelphia Campaign, Vol. II

This excerpt from Thomas McGuire depicts the movement of Hessian forces as they marched to fight Continental troops at the Birmingham Meeting House
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Historians On Hamilton edited by Rene Romano and Claire Potter

Historians on Hamilton

In her essay, Renee C. Romano looks at how Hamilton: An American Musical sparked surprising conversations and unexpected results
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Sally Wister's Journal

Sally Wister's Journal

This excerpt from Sally Wister's journal begins as the British marched towards Philadelphia and she fretted over the uncertainty of her place in the war
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Founding Gardeners by Andrea Wulf

Founding Gardeners

This excerpt from Andrea Wulf introduces the founding fathers as promoters of an agrarian nation, sharing new farming methods and exotic plants.
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