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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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Baron von Steuben's Regulations

This system of drills for soldiers was developed by officer Baron von Steuben during the American Revolution and was used through the War of 1812.
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This image shows a British Officer's hanger. It is displayed below the sword on a white background. The hilt is a shade of gold while the sword is silver.

British Officer's Hanger

The stout blades on hangers like this one made them versatile fighting weapons and were easier for infantry officers to carry than longer-bladed sabers.
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Image 091120 Phillis Wheatley Poems Book Collection Phillis Wheatley Poems
Gift of Dr. Marion T. Lane

Phillis Wheatley's Poetry

This original copy of Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, published in 1773, was written by Phillis Wheatley, the first published African-American author.
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Stained and creased handwritten document marked with a red wax seal on the left side

John Chandler Commission

Connecticut native John Chandler received this military commission in the colonial militia in 1771 and later served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.
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Now on View: Five Years of Collecting the American Revolution

Take a closer look at a number of Revolutionary era objects acquired and collected by the Museum through our first five years.
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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'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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