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This image depicts the book cover for Desperate Sons: Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals who Led the Colonies to War by Les Standiford.

Desperate Sons

This excerpt from Les Standiford describes America's growing number of grievances with its mother country and Britain's indifference to colonists' complaints
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Book cover for Female Genius written in a wavy font across the bottom third features Columbia holding the American flag.

Female Genius

Read an excerpt from Mary Sarah Bilder's book, Female Genius: Eliza Harriot and George Washington at the Dawn of the Constitution.
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Book cover for The American Manufactory with a painting of a more than a dozen people operating a water wheel.

The American Manufactory

Read an excerpt from Laura Rigal's book, The American Manufactory: Art, Labor, and the World of Things in the Early Republic.
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Betsy Ross by Marla R. Miller

Betsy Ross

Read an excerpt from Marla Miller who breaks through the myths and weaves Betsy Ross's life story with that of the nation's.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Declaration of Independence: A Global History by David Armitage. The cover is black and a map of the world is illuminated in a white, shining light.

The Declaration of Independence

This excerpt by David Armitage examines how the Declaration of Independence became a political and philosophical model for nations across the globe.
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This image depicts the book cover of Founding Gardeners: How the Revolutionary Generation Created an American Eden by Andrea Wulf. The cover is a white background with colored flowers and greenery around the border. At the time, there are 13-star American flags in various states of overlap and black and white portraits of George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison.

Founding Gardeners

This excerpt from Andrea Wulf introduces the founding fathers as promoters of an agrarian nation, sharing new farming methods and exotic plants.
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This image shows the book cover of From Slaves to Soldiers: The 1st Rhode Island Regiment in the American Revolution by Robert Geake. There is a blue border around the book cover. The subtitle is written in blue at the top of the cover the main title is written in black in the center. On the right-hand side there is an illustration of a solder of African descent holding a rifle in his right hand.

From Slaves to Soldiers

This excerpt from Robert Geake highlights the 1st Rhode Island Regiment, an integrated unit composed of African American, Native American and white soldiers
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This image depicts the book cover of The Philadelphia Campaign: Germantown and the Roads to Valley Forge, Volume 2 by Thomas Mcguire.

The Philadelphia Campaign, Vol. II

This excerpt from Thomas McGuire depicts the movement of Hessian forces as they marched to fight Continental troops at the Birmingham Meeting House
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This image shows the book cover of Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence by John Ferling. The title is written at the top of the image and John’s name is written at the bottom. The picture on the cover is of George Washington and his troops in the snow. The viewer sees Washington from the side, and he is facing to the right of the image. He is on a white horse.

Almost A Miracle

This excerpt from John Ferling recounts how British troops led by General Howe defeated Washington's American army in the gruesome Battle of Brandywine
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Common Sense

This excerpt comes from the section "Thoughts on the Present State of American Affairs" from Common Sense, the influential pamphlet by Thomas Paine.
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