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Enjoy a “Revolutionary Staycation” and Discover Regional Sites Where History Was Made, Aug. 20

Representatives from historic sites and landmarks from across Philadelphia and its surrounding countryside will gather at the Museum of the American Revolution to highlight stories told at their location with activities, replica objects, and takeaways.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 4

Through primary source analysis, physical movement, video, and more, consider the risks, rewards and motivations for people of African descent who chose to resist their enslavement.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 5

Analyze an object, think about a common saying, and respond to writing prompts to consider how slavery could coexist with ideals of freedom, equality, and liberty.
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Discovering History: Memorialization at the Museum

Associate Curator Matthew Skic takes you through the stories of Revolutionary soldiers and officers such as Polish cavalryman Casimir Pulaski, Colonel Jonathan Pettibone, and Gershom Prince.
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Unit 6: The People and Perspectives in Between

Introduce students to the people that sought to remain neutral on the matter of independence, and those who saw benefits and challenges to supporting either side.
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Marvin Alonzo Greer portrays a soldier in the Rhode Island Regiment

AmRev360: Bringing Black History to Life with Marvin-Alonzo Greer

Marvin-Alonzo Greer, public historian and social media star, joined the latest episode of the Museum's AmRev360 series, hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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Historical Thinking Strategies

As a Museum, we are dedicated to providing the resources and support you need today, and every day, to make meaning of history with your students.
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When Alexander Met Eliza... Or At Least Danced With Her

Author Susan Holloway Scott writes about the debut of seamstress Samantha McCarty's design for the “Fashioning Eliza 1777” gown at our January 2019 History After Hours.
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Unit 1: Young James Forten's World

This unit explores the early life of James Forten by describing what life was like in Philadelphia during the years leading up to the Revolutionary War.
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Unit 3: African American Freedom and Community, 1780-1813

This unit explores the various ways that people of African descent pushed to end slavery and demand equal rights in the years following the Revolutionary War.
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