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Remarkable Women New England by Carole Owens

Remarkable Women of New England

This excerpt from Carole Owens explores women’s various roles and responsibilities between 1754 and 1787, including those of laborers and business owners.
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Financial Founding Fathers by Robert Wright and David Cowen

Financial Founding Fathers

This excerpt by authors Robert Wright and David Cowen reveals how Robert Morris brought order to the early American economy and created the first national bank.
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American Scripture by Pauline Maier

American Scripture

Read an excerpt of Pauline Maier where she provides a glimpse into the creation of a radical rethinking that led to America's experiment in democracy.
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Revolutionary Characters by Gordon Wood

Revolutionary Characters

Read an excerpt from Gordon Wood where he explains the origins of Thomas Paine's radical thinking through Paine's pamphlet Common Sense.
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The Midwife's Revolt by Jodi Daynard

The Midwife's Revolt

Read an excerpt from Jodi Daynard's historical fiction novel about a woman confronting life and widowhood during the American Revolution.
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American Spring by Walter Borneman

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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The Battle For The Fourteenth Colony by Mark Anderson

The Battle for the Fourteenth Colony

This excerpt from Mark Anderson reveals the beginnings of the Quebec Campaign when colonists were trying to bring Canada into the Continental confederation
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Revolutionary Summer by Joseph Ellis

Revolutionary Summer

This excerpt from Joseph Ellis explains how the success of the Battle of Long Island came from the combined result of lucky breaks for the Americans.
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The Common Cause by Robert Parkinson

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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The Men Who Lost America by Andrew Oshaughnessy

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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