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Unit 4: Support for Independence

Introduce students to the motivations that different people had for supporting independence and show them how support for independence was a last resort for many.
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Karl Gottlieb Schweikart, Portrait of Tadeusz Kościuszko, National Museum in Warsaw

Thaddeus Kościuszko Virtual Walking Tour

Learn more about one of Poland’s most famous national heroes, Thaddeus Kościuszko, his contributions to the American Revolution, and his influence right here in Philadelphia.
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True Colours Replica Flags Debut at the Museum

Check out photos and behind-the-scenes moments from the the debut of the True Colours Flag Project at the Museum over Flag Day weekend.
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Hessian Holiday Concert with Tempesta Di Mare

A Hessian Holiday Concert with Tempesta di Mare

Watch this concert and discussion exploring the surprising German influence on early American music, performed by ensemble members of Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra Tempesta di Mare.
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Collection Highlights

Explore highlights from the Museum's impressive collection of several thousand objects, works of art, manuscripts, and printed works from the period of the American Revolution.
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Harry Washington Discovery Cart

Explore replica objects related to the life of Harry Washington, who was enslaved by the Washingtons and found freedom through service in the British army.
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Museum of the American Revolution

2019 International Conference on the American Revolution

The 2019 International Conference on the American Revolution coincided with the Museum's special exhibit, Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier.
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Black Founders Glossary

This glossary provides definitions that may be useful as you explore the Black Founders: The Fortens of Philadelphia teacher resources, big ideas, and primary sources.
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Unit 7: Continuing the Forten Family Legacy

The purpose of this unit is for students to explore the legacy of James Forten and his family, from his death in 1842 to today.
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"Meet James Forten" Performance

Watch the Museum's first-person theatrical performance about James Forten’s early life, written by local playwright Marissa Kennedy and performed by actor Nathan Alford-Tate.
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