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The image shows a book cover of Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution by Benjamin Carp. There is an illustration of ships sailing into port at the top of the cover surrounded by a red border with stars. The rest of the cover is blue.

Rebels Rising

This excerpt from Benjamin Carp explains the role of colonial meeting spaces as opinions of everyday people gained increasing political influence.
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Historian Holger Hoock Examines America’s Shockingly Violent Inception, May 8

Historian and author Holger Hoock shatters the myth that the American Revolution was a tame affair carried out by statesmen in drawing rooms. In his “original, thought-provoking” (Wall Street Journal) recent book Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth (Crown, 2017), Hoock shows that the Revolution was not only a high-minded battle over principles, but also a profoundly violent civil war.
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Symbols of a Developing American Republic

Explore symbols of the republic on objects and artifacts found in the Museum's gallery on the New York Campaign.
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Big Idea 2: Decision-Making and Civic Engagement in Revolutionary America

How were the people of British North America governed, and how did they protest to make there voices heard?
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Big Idea 4: Support for Independence

Trace how the idea of gaining independence rose through colonies, even as tensions rose and support became more dangerous.
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Big Idea 7: Remembering the Veterans of the Revolutionary War

Learn how we have remembered, celebrated, and honored the diverse range of veterans who fought in the Revolutionary War.
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At Home Crafts & Activities

Check out a selection of historically inspired crafts and activities below that families can make and do at home.
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Museum of the American Revolution Commissions Independence Seaport Museum to Build Privateer Ship Replica

A large-scale reconstruction of an American privateer ship commissioned by the Museum of the American Revolution is now being transported to the new Museum after being constructed by Independence Seaport Museum’s boat-building workshop, Workshop on the Water.
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New Virtual Tour Takes Viewers Inside a Recreation of George Washington’s Field Headquarters from the Revolutionary War

A recently launched virtual tour from the Museum of the American Revolution allows digital explorers from across the globe to experience a recreation of Washington’s wartime field headquarters to learn more about life on campaign during the Revolutionary War.
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This image shows the book cover of Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry by Philip Morgan. The background is white. “Slave Counterpoint” is written in black at the top of the cover. The subtitle is written in a deep red towards the bottom of the cover. There is a mirror image of a slave, in a sepia tone, with a stick in their hand and with their heads pointing downward. The slave is standing on grass.

Slave Counterpoint

This excerpt from Phillip Morgan explains the value of studying slave culture in the eighteenth century and “humanizing the institution of slavery.”
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