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Best-Selling Author and Journalist Cokie Roberts to Discuss New Book on the Women of the Civil War, April 27

Proving the old adage that “behind every great man is a great woman,” best-selling author, journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts explored the lives of the wives, sisters, and female friends of the men leading America into — and through — the Civil War at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, April 27.
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It reads "Carl M. Buckhholz Memorial Lecture 2022 featuring Dr. Danielle Allen". There is a photo of Dr. Danielle Allen and her book, Our Declaration.

Danielle Allen to Discuss Groundbreaking Book “Our Declaration," Jan. 27

Political theorist and author Dr. Danielle Allen, James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard University, will join the Museum as the distinguished lecturer for the fourth annual Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022 from 6 – 7 p.m.
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A display in the Museum's final gallery dedicated to the preservation of James Forten and Betsy Ross's memory.

Now on View: New Display on Betsy Ross, James Forten, and American Memory

Take a closer look at objects related to the legacies of Elizabeth Griscom Ross Ashburn Claypoole, popularly known as Betsy Ross, and James Forten that are now on display in the final gallery of the Museum's core exhibition.
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This image depicts the book cover of Belonging to The Army: Camp Followers and Community during the American Revolution by Holly Mayer. The top and bottom of the book is blue. The title of the book is written in yellow and white font at the top. Holly’s name is writing in white at the bottom. The middle of the book cover is a black and white drawing of soldiers at a camp. One is seated, there are two standing up and talking, and one is working on building a structure in the background.

Belonging to the Army

This excerpt by Holly Mayer introduces different types of camp followers and the services they provided to the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War
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The First American

Read an excerpt from H. W. Brands about about Ben Franklin presenting the first draft for the Articles of Confederation to the Continental Congress.
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This image shows the book cover of The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas by John Buchanan. The background is black, but there is a painting of Redcoats and Continental Army soldiers fighting with swords on horseback.

The Road to Guilford Courthouse

This excerpt from John Buchanan examines not only the battlefield strategy made in the Carolinas, but also the military careers of the major characters
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This image depicts the book cover of Forging Freedom: The Formation of Philadelphia’s Black Community 1720-1840 by Gary Nash. It is a white cover with a sepia toned image of a Revolutionary era building with a door and windows on either side and three windows on the second floor. The top of the building is triangular. There are people walking down the street in front of the building.

Forging Freedom

Read this excerpt from Gary Nash that details generations of free blacks as they pursued a secure and dignified existence based on self-employment.
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This image depicts the book cover of Epic Journeys of Freedom: Runaway Slaves of the American Revolution and their Global Quest for Liberty. The bottom of the book covers is a map of the world in red. The top of the book cover is an image of a man’s right eye and his nose. Behind his face is the extension of the map from the bottom.

Epic Journeys of Freedom

Read this excerpt from Cassandra Pybus that personalizes the wartime stories of black men and women who fled their American masters to seek freedom.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution by Robert Parkinson. The book cover is a painting of people pulling down the King George III statue in New York.

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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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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