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This image depicts the book cover of Memories War by Thomas Chambers.

Memories of War

In this excerpt, historian Thomas A. Chambers explores how people visited and commemorated battlefields between independence and the Civil War.
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This image depicts the book cover of Forgotten Allies: The Oneida Indians and the American Revolution by Joseph T. Glatthaar and James Kirby Martin. The cover shows a sole Indian man in a canoe in the water. His back is toward the viewer and he is looking down. There is a 13-star American flag draped in the background of the cover.

Forgotten Allies

Read an excerpt from Joseph T. Glatthaar and James Kirby Martin's Forgotten Allies: The Oneida Indians and the American Revolution.
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Teaching Washington’s Complex Legacy

February 17, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Teachers participating in this free workshop in partnership with Mount Vernon will explore George Washington’s complicated legacies as related to slavery through the use of primary sources and digital classroom resources.
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This image depicts the book cover of Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality by Danielle Allen. It is a white cover with Our written in very large font in the center. The color of Our Declaration is a shade of brown. A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality is written in red underneath. Danielle’s name is written in black at the bottom of the cover. There are three lines at the top and bottom of the cover that show the signers’ names in blue.

Our Declaration

This excerpt from Danielle Allen examines the Declaration of Independence, the document’s relevance today, and the relationship between freedom and equality
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This image depicts the book cover of Passion is the Gale by Nicole Eustace.

Passion is the Gale

This excerpt from Nicole Eustace examines the language of emotions in social and political relationships through letters, diaries, books, and pamphlets
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This image depicts the book cover of Learning to Stand and Speak by Mary Kelley.

Learning to Stand and Speak

Read an excerpt of historian Mary Kelley's book Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America's Republic.
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SOLD OUT | 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award Gala

June 9, 2022 from 6-10 p.m.
This Museum is pleased to honor award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, and journalist Henry Louis Gates Jr. as the 2022 recipient of the Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award as well as Governor Edward G. Rendell as the inaugural Chairman's Award recipient.
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This image depicts the book cover of Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee by Phillip Papas. The image is a sepia toned image of Charles Lee standing on a hillside. In the background is a body of water and hills. Charles is standing with his body facing the viewer. He is looking over his right over his right should. His left hand rests on the hilt of his sword and he has a stick in his right hand pointing outward toward the body of water.

Renegade Revolutionary

This excerpt from Phillip Papas shows the tension building between George Washington and General Charles Lee and their very different military ideologies.
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This image depicts the book cover of Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical is Restarting America’s Past edited by Rene Romano and Claire Potter. The book cover is tan, and the title of the book is written in black. There is a Revolutionary man, wearing black boots, blue pants, and a brown waist jacket. His left knee is bended, and the image cuts off around the man’s chest—his face is not visible. There are five roses scattered around his feet.

Historians on Hamilton

In her essay, Renee C. Romano looks at how Hamilton: An American Musical sparked surprising conversations and unexpected results
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Mapping the Revolution

This excerpt from authors Richard Brown and Paul Cohen charts the territorial claims and geographic strategy behind military campaigns during the Revolutionary War.
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