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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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A blue and white postage stamp with the likenesses of General George Washington, José Francisco de San Martín, and Simón Bolívar.

Colombian Postage Stamp

This 1955 Colombian postage stamp shows General George Washington in the company of José Francisco de San Martín (1778-1850) and Simón Bolívar (1783-1830).
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This image shows a black leather pouch attached to a long beige strap with ammunition parts next to it.

American Cartridge Box and Ammunition

Cartridge boxes like this were a common way for most American soldiers carry their ammunition and was worn over the shoulder or around the waist.
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Image 092420 16x9 Baron Von Steuben Regulations Collection Vonsteubensregulations

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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Square of paper embossed with the words "I.I. Shillings V.I. Pence" and surrounded by British royal symbols and the word America.

Stamp Act Stamp

An elaborate stamp like this example, which included royal symbols and the word “America,” was printed or attached to the paper under the Stamp Act.
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Celebrating Five Years of Making History

On April 19, 2017, the Museum of the American Revolution officially opened to the public with a celebration that stretched across Historic Philadelphia and reverberated around the nation.
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Image 101320 16x9 Transparent Rtr163 Brumwell Turncoat Cover

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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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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