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Museum of the American Revolution Receives $10M Donation from Oneida Indian Nation

The leadership of The American Revolution Center joined with the Oneida Nation in announcing a $10 million gift from the Oneidas to the Center.
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Sentiments Of A British American Woman by Owen Ireland book cover featuring a portrait of Esther de Bert Reed.

Sentiments of a British-American Woman

Read an excerpt from Owen S. Ireland's book, Sentiments of a British-American Woman: Esther DeBerdt Reed and the American Revolution.
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Until Justice Be Done by Kate Masur teal book cover with white text.

Until Justice Be Done

Read an excerpt from Kate Masur's book, Until Justice Be Done: America's First Civil Rights Movement, from the Revolution to Reconstruction.
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Could Women and Men Be Friends in the Founding Era? Dr. Cassandra A. Good Will Explore the Risks and Rewards of “Founding Friendships,” March 9

Part of the Museum’s Popular Read the Revolution Speaker Series
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The Hemingses of Monticello

Read an excerpt from Annette Gordon-Reed's Pulitzer Prize-winning The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family.
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This image depicts A Crisis of Peace by David Head book cover. It is a colored portrait of General Washington.

A Crisis of Peace

Read an excerpt from David Head's book, A Crisis of Peace: George Washington, the Newburgh Conspiracy, and the Fate of the American Revolution.
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This image depicts the book cover of A Revolution in Color: The World of John Singleton Copley by Jane Kamensky. The title of the book is written in yellow with a red background in the middle of the image. Above that, there is an image of John Singleton Copley’s eyes looking at the viewer. Below the title is an image of a Revolutionary battle—the central figure being a woman with a baby in her arms and her young son by her side fleeing from the action of the battle.

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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This image depicts the book cover for The Expanding Blaze: How American Revolution Ignited the World, 1775-1848 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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Book cover of A Gentleman of Color book alongside headshots of Julie Winch and Kip Forten Jacobs.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Julie Winch, Featuring Atwood "Kip" Forten Jacobs

April 12, 2023 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Historian Dr. Julie Winch joins the Museum to reflect on her groundbreaking biography, A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten, and will be joined by Forten's great-great-great-great grandson, Atwood “Kip” Forten Jacobs.
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Book covers for First Martyr of Liberty and The Remarkable Cause.

Double Feature: First Martyr of Liberty and The Remarkable Cause

Read excerpts from Mitch Kachun's First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory and Jean O'Connor's The Remarkable Cause: A Novel of James Lovell and the Crucible of the Revolution.
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