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Detail view of the basket shaped hilt on James Grant's backsword.

James Grant’s Basket Hilt Backsword

British Army Lieutenant James Grant carried this basket-hilted backsword while serving as an officer in the 77th Regiment of Foot in America during the French and Indian War.
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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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This image depicts the book cover of Financial Founding Fathers: The Men who Made America Rich by Robert Wright and David Cowen.

Financial Founding Fathers

This excerpt by authors Robert Wright and David Cowen reveals how Robert Morris brought order to the early American economy and created the first national bank.
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The Hemingses of Monticello

Read an excerpt from Annette Gordon-Reed's Pulitzer Prize-winning The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family.
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General Washington and General Jackson on Negro Soldiers

Two years into the Civil War, author and publisher Henry Carey Baird released this pamphlet to highlight the distinguished service of soldiers of African descent who fought under General Washington.
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A January 1778 copy of the Royal Gazette newspaper containing the complete text of the Articles of Confederation.

The Royal Gazette Newspaper

This January 1778 issue of The Royal Gazette contains the complete text of the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, adopted for ratification by the Continental Congress in November 1777.
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In the News: FBI Returns Stolen Artifacts During Repatriation Ceremony at the Museum

Decades after the thefts, 50 recently recoved artifacts were returned to local museums and historical societies during an FBI repatriation ceremony at the Museum.
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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

This excerpt recounts how Oneida tribal members found themselves facing increasing pressure to choose sides as the Anglo-American conflict intensified.
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This image depicts the book cover for Desperate Sons: Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals who Led the Colonies to War by Les Standiford.

Desperate Sons

This excerpt from Les Standiford describes America's growing number of grievances with its mother country and Britain's indifference to colonists' complaints
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Washington's Spies

This excerpt from Alexander Rose describes the establishment of the Culper Ring and the risks involved with eighteenth century espionage
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