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Dr. Philip Mead leads a class of teachers at the Season Of Independence Summer Teacher Institute.

Balliol College Partnership on Teaching Slavery in the Age of Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution and Balliol College (University of Oxford, U.K.) are offering a multi-year teacher professional development program to support educators in the United States and United Kingdom in teaching the significance and impact of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
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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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Free Admission to Furloughed Federal Workers and Families During Government Shutdown

The Museum offered free admission to furloughed federal workers and three guests throughout the remainder of the partial federal government shutdown.
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Rhonda Brace (left), a descendent of Jeffrey Brace, who was enslaved during the Revolutionary era, found freedom, and wrote a memoir in 1810, which was republished in 2004 by Kari Winter (right).

Read the Revolution with Kari Winter featuring Rhonda Brace

Watch Dr. Kari J. Winter's February 2022 discussion about her 2004 edited edition of The Blind African Slave: Memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, Nicknamed Jeffrey Brace by Jeffrey Brace as told to Benjamin F. Prentiss, Esq. (1810).
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Member FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the Museum's membership opportunities.
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Museum President and Director of Education to Appear on NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” with Actor and Comedian Nick Offerman, July 17

Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution, and Adrienne Whaley, Director of Education and Community Engagement, lend their expertise in American history and genealogy to actor and comedian Nick Offerman during the Sunday, July 17, 2022, episode of NBC’s acclaimed genealogy series, “Who Do You Think You Are?”
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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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Turncoat

Read an excerpt from Stephen Brumwell's Turncoat: Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty.
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The Compleat Victory Saratoga and the American Revolution by Kevin Weddle book cover.

The Compleat Victory

Read an excerpt from Kevin J. Weddle's The Compleat Victory: Saratoga and the American Revolution.
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