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WATCH: Read the Revolution with T.H. Breen

Watch the Museum's archived video of T.H. Breen's November 2019 discussion on his book, The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America.
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Revolutionary Backlash

Read an excerpt from Rosemarie Zagarri's Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic.
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Finding Charity's Folk by Jessica Millward

Finding Charity's Folk

Read two excerpts from Jessica Millward's book, Finding Charity's Folk: Enslaved and Free Black Women in Maryland.
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Summer 2017 Reading List

Check out the 45 titles featured in our summer 2017 reading list for children and young adults.
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This image depicts the book cover of Revolutionary Dissent: How the Founding Generation Created the Freedom of Speech by Stephen D. Solomon. The image is a piece of paper being torn from the right and left side. Underneath the paper appear images of the Founding Fathers, most notably Benjamin Franklin on the far right side, who stares at the viewer.

Revolutionary Dissent

This excerpt from Stephen Solomon explores how early Americans used technology and communication networks to expand participation in political discussions
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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author and Historian Joseph J. Ellis to Speak at Museum, Sept. 27

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Joseph J. Ellis has devoted his life to studying the lives and times of George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and other great leaders of the Revolutionary era, exploring how they both reflected and transcended their era.
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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 Masquerade: The Life and Times of Deborah Sampson, Continental Soldier by Alfred F. Young. The background is a pale yellow. There are images of eight continental soldiers. The middle soldier is the largest and is colored pink. The other soldiers surround this one in varies positions and are colored blue.

Masquerade

Read an excerpt from late historian Alfred F. Young's book, Masquerade: The Life and Times of Deborah Sampson, Continental Soldier.
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A mother takes a picture of her two young daughters, all wearing masks, on one of the cannons of the Privateer Ship in the galleries.

March into Spring Break at the Museum with the Whole Family, March 26 - April 12

March into Spring Break at the Museum of the American Revolution and explore what life was like for the Continental Army and its followers with special pop-up talks, take-and-make crafts, and activities for all ages from Thursday, March 26 – Monday, April 12, 2021.
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The Kings Three Faces by Brendan McConville

The King's Three Faces

This excerpt from Brendan McConville discusses the physical and symbolic destruction of objects associated with the British Monarchy.
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