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West Point History Of The American Revolution

The West Point History of the American Revolution

This excerpt from a team of historians details 1778 when the British went to the South to rally Loyalists and disrupt the economy of the Revolutionaries.
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Madison's Hand by Mary Sarah Bilder

Madison's Hand

This excerpt from Mary Bilder discusses James Madison’s personal and political evolution and his enduring ambivalence toward the Constitutional Convention
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Forgotten Allies book

Forgotten Allies

This excerpt recounts how Oneida tribal members found themselves facing increasing pressure to choose sides as the Anglo-American conflict intensified.
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Journal of the American Revolution

Turning Point

This excerpt from Todd Andrlik features an article by Thomas Fleming revealing a turning point for General George Washington during the American Revolution
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Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Our Sacred Honor

Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Our Sacred Honor

Read this excerpt where Richard Beeman reminds us the original Independence Day was not viewed so much as a new beginning but as a prelude to full-scale war.
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Forging Freedom by Gary Nash

Forging Freedom

Read this excerpt from Gary Nash that details generations of free blacks as they pursued a secure and dignified existence based on self-employment.
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They Were Good Soldiers by John Rees

They Were Good Soldiers

In these excerpts from John Rees, Black veterans share details of their service, emancipation, and freedom in the midst of revolutionary ferment.
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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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Reporting The Revolutionary War by Todd Andrlik

Reporting the Revolutionary War

This excerpt tells how a British decision to confiscate gunpowder from Williamsburg's magazine provoked outrage and action by the city's patriots.
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Epic Journeys Of Freedom by CassandraPybus

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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