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This image depicts the book cover of Madison's Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention by Mary Sarah Bilder. The text is written in white in front of a painting of James Madison. He is seated and wearing a black and white suit with papers in his right hand. He is gazing to his left.

Madison's Hand

This excerpt from Mary Bilder discusses James Madison’s personal and political evolution and his enduring ambivalence toward the Constitutional Convention
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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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Cover for Thomas Paine and the Dangerous Word by Sarah Jane Marsh.

Thomas Paine and the Dangerous Word

Read an excerpt from Thomas Paine and the Dangerous Word, written by Sarah Jane Marsh and illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham.
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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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William Hogeland, a white man with glasses and a salt and pepper beard, speaks from a podium with the Museum logo on it.

Read the Revolution with William Hogeland

Watch William Hogeland's October 2022 lecture, Hamilton's Hub: The First Bank of the U.S. in the Creation of the American Economy.
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William Hogeland's headshot of a white man, bald with a beard and glasses, to the left of a photo of the First Bank in Philadelphia.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with William Hogeland

October 18, 2022 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Author and historian William Hogeland joins the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series for a lecture titled Hamilton's Hub: The First Bank of the U.S. in the Creation of the American Economy.
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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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