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Learning To Stand And Speak by Mary Kelley

Learning to Stand and Speak

Read an excerpt of historian Mary Kelley's book Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America's Republic.
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Revolution In Color by Jane Kamensky

A Revolution in Color

This excerpt from Jane Kamensky provides an introduction into the world of artist John Singleton Copley and of the American Revolution as seen by him.
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The Expanding Blaze by Jonathan Israel

The Expanding Blaze

This excerpt from Jonathan Israel investigates radical ideas of self-government, liberty, and republicanism that challenged the Old World institutions.
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Sex Among The Rabble by Clare Lyons

Sex Among the Rabble

Read an excerpt from Clare A. Lyons' book, Sex Among the Rabble: An Intimate History of Gender & Power in the Age Revolution, Philadelphia, 1730-1830.
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Monmouth Court House by Bilby

Monmouth Court House

This excerpt from authors Joseph Bilby and Katherine Bilby Jenkins shows George Washington receiving recommendations from his generals regarding the readiness of American troops
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Kidnapping The Enemy McBurney

Kidnapping the Enemy

This excerpt from Christian McBurney shows Lieutenant Colonel Barton preparing for the successful July 10, 1777 raid on General Prescott's sleeping quarters.
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An Empire On The Edge by Nick Bunker

An Empire on the Edge

Read an excerpt from Nick Bunker as he describes the Rhode Island colonist attack on a British ship which widened divisions between colonists and the Crown.
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Passion Is The Gale by Nicole Eustace

Passion is the Gale

This excerpt from Nicole Eustace examines the language of emotions in social and political relationships through letters, diaries, books, and pamphlets
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Whirlwind by John Ferling

Whirlwind

This excerpt from John Ferling shows the trials and tribulations women faced during the long conflict of the American Revolutionary War.
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Revolution Song by Russell Shorto

Revolution Song

This excerpt from Russell Shorto weaves together the life stories of six historical figures against the backdrop of the American Revolution.
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