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Unit 5: Opposition to Independence

Introduce students to the fact that there were many people who opposed the idea of independence, and that they had a variety of reasons for doing so.
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Liberty Exhibit Glossary

This glossary provides definitions that may be useful as you explore the Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War Teacher Resources, Big Ideas, and Primary Sources.
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Matt and Melissa Dunphy holding shovels and standing in a hole they dug in the basement of the theater they purchased.
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AmRev360: Accidental Archaeology with Matt and Melissa Dunphy

Matt and Melissa Dunphy, who became accidental archaeologists in Philadelphia, joined the latest episode of the Museum's AmRev360 series, hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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Big Idea 6: Soldiers of African Descent in the Revolutionary War

Learn how soldiers of African descent contributed significantly to the war effort during the Revolutionary War, both on and off the battlefield, through artist Don Troiani's paintings.
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A Winter's Ball Gown, 1777

We ask Fashioning Eliza seamstress Samantha McCarty what did Eliza Schuyler wear to a winter’s ball at age 20 before she met and later married Alexander Hamilton?
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2023 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture with Akhil Reed Amar

Watch the fifth Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture as we were joined by preeminent constitutional scholar and Yale University professor Akhil Reed Amar as the distinguished lecturer.
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women Past and Present this Mother’s Day Weekend, May 13-14

This Mother’s Day Weekend, Saturday, May 13 – Sunday, May 14, 2023, join us at the Museum of the American Revolution to celebrate the diverse, inspiring women who played vital – often unsung – roles on both the home front and the battlefield during the Revolutionary War.
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The Finding Freedom interactive tells the stories of Eve, London, Deborah, Jack, and Andrew--enslaved people during the American Revolution.

Museum Wins Silver-Level Anthem Award from The Webby Awards for “Finding Freedom” Online Experience

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has received a silver-level Anthem Award in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Category for Finding Freedom, an online interactive that explores the lives of five people of African descent during the Revolutionary War.
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Concord Bridge The Nineteenth of April, 1775 painting by Don Troiani in the Museum's Liberty exhibit.

Join Us to Celebrate the Museum’s Fifth Anniversary on April 19

The Museum of the American Revolution is celebrating five years of making history! Join us as we mark our fifth anniversary with a naturalization ceremony, Quizzo, a selfie station, giveaways, and more from Tuesday, April 19 – Sunday, April 24, 2022, during our Revolutionary Spring Break.
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History Explorer Day Camp: Revolution, The Game

April 10, 2024, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join the Museum for History Explorer Day Camp, a full-day, drop-off/pick-up camp that allows your student the chance to spend their day off from school in a fun, exciting, and educational environment, using the Museum, our collection, and our beautiful Old City neighborhood.
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