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This image depicts the book cover of A Generous and Merciful Enemy by Daniel Krebs.

A Generous and Merciful Enemy

This excerpt from Daniel Krebs reveals the experience of the tens of thousands of German-speaking soldiers, called "Hessians" hired by the British Crown.
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First Ladies of the Republic

First Ladies of the Republic

Read an excerpt of Abrams' First Ladies of the Republic: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, and the Creation of an Iconic American Role.
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The Museum’s 2021 Children’s Youth Reading List includes Why Longfellow Lied: The Truth About Paul Revere’s Ride, The Age of Phillis by Honoree Fanonne Jeffers, and A Parade for George Washington by David A. Adler and illustrated by John O’Brien.

Summer Reading List: 2021 Young Readers Edition

View our list of new books about the American Revolutionary War to share stories of history with children of all ages for 2021 summer reading.
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This image depicts the book cover of The American Revolution, Writings from the War of Independence 1775-1783. It is a black cover while the title of the book is written in white. There is a red, white, and blue stripe running horizontally across the book and at the top right corner is a painting of the British Army and the Continental army in the midst of a battle.

The American Revolution

Read this excerpt of a letter by Benedict Arnold 'to the Inhabitants of America' that reveals the ideological shift he experienced over the course of war.
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This image depicts the book cover of Revolutionary Summer by Joseph Ellis. The text is written in red and black colored font.

Revolutionary Summer

This excerpt from Joseph Ellis explains how the success of the Battle of Long Island came from the combined result of lucky breaks for the Americans.
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The Will of the People

Read an excerpt from T.H. Breen's book, The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America.
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This image depicts the Winning Independence: The Decisive Years of the Revolutionary War, 1778-1781 book cover by John Ferling. Hi name is written on the bottom of the cover. The title of the book is written in black with an off yellow background. And the top of the cover shows a portrait of George Washington on horseback with soldiers surrounding him and smoke filling the air behind them. There are three red coated solders standing to the right of Washington.

Winning Independence

Read an excerpt of John Ferling's new book, Winning Independence: The Decisive Years of the Revolutionary War, 1778-1781.
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The Last King Of America by Andrew Roberts

The Last King of America

Read an excerpt from Andrew Roberts' book, The Last King of America: The Misunderstood Reign of King George III.
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This image shows the book cover of 1776 by David McCullough. 1776 is written in large red font in the center of the image. On the bottom, there is a painting depicting the Continental Army.

1776

Read an excerpt from David McCullough's book that captures American reactions in the immediate aftermath of the Declaration of Independence.
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This image shows the book cover of Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution by Terry Golway.

Washington's General

Read an excerpt from Terry Golway's biography of Nathanael Greene, who was appointed by Washington as commander of the Southern Army.
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