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Renegade Revolutionary by Phillip Papas

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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Thomas Paine Collected Writings

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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Our Declaration by Danielle Allen

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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Revolutionary Dissent by Stephen Solomon

Revolutionary Dissent

This excerpt from Stephen Solomon explores how early Americans used technology and communication networks to expand participation in political discussions
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Braddock's Defeat by David Preston

Braddock's Defeat

Read this excerpt by David Preston that summarizes the challenges of a pivotal battle and its impact on the Revolutionary War two decades later.
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Eyewitness Images From The American Revolution by Arthur Lefkowitz

Eyewitness Images from the American Revolution

Read an excerpt from Arthur Lefkowitz that introduces less-celebrated figures of the war and reveals their methods for creating art amidst the war.
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Revolutionary Medicine by Jeanne Abrams

Revolutionary Medicine

Read an excerpt from Jeanne Abrams to learn how Washington's effort to prevent smallpox represents one of the first American public health initiatives
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Revolution Against Empire by Justin Du Rivage

Revolution Against Empire

Read this excerpt from Justin du Rivage that introduces the competing ideological groups who shaped and reshaped the debates during the American Revolution
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A Generous And Merciful Enemy by Daniel Krebs

A Generous and Merciful Enemy

This excerpt from Daniel Krebs reveals the experience of the tens of thousands of German-speaking soldiers, called "Hessians" hired by the British Crown.
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Invisible Ink by John Nagy

Invisible Ink

This excerpt from John Nagy shows the spycraft of a Philadelphia family during British occupation and their assistance in helping Washington prepare battle
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