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Celebrate Constitution Day with Family-Friendly “State Constitutions Palooza," Sept. 17 – 18

Join the Museum of the American Revolution for State Constitutions Palooza Weekend on Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18, 2022, from 10am – 5pm.
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The First American

Read an excerpt from H. W. Brands about about Ben Franklin presenting the first draft for the Articles of Confederation to the Continental Congress.
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Unit 2: Decision-Making and Civic Engagement in Revolutionary America

Introduce students to the ways that 18th-century Americans expressed their opinions, protested, and engaged in decision-making within their communities and the colonies during the Colonial and Revolutionary Eras.
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Protest in Early America Discovery Cart

Learn how early Americans used boycotts, printed propaganda, violence, and public demonstrations to advocate for various causes, and consider the similarities and differences between the 18th century through to today.
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Founders' Writings on Their Admiration of William Shakespeare

Take a look at the deep appreciation many founders, like George Washington, John and Abigail Adams, and Thomas Jefferson, had for William Shakespeare and their recurring citations of his work.
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September-October Events at the Museum of the American Revolution

There is always something happening at the Museum of the American Revolution and this fall is no exception. With a dirth of author events, family-friendly activities and even a two-day living history event, there is truly something for everyone.
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Museum of the American Revolution Honors America’s First Fallen Soldiers during Memorial Day Weekend

This Memorial Day weekend, the Museum of the American Revolution pays tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the American Revolution, and celebrates the freedoms they fought to secure for future generations.
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Museum Wins Prestigious 2021 AASLH Award of Excellence for “Cost of Revolution” Exhibition

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has announced that the Museum of the American Revolution has received a 2021 Award of Excellence for its 2019-20 exhibition "Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier."
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Celebrate July 4th Weekend with Special Exhibits, Events, and Activities for All Ages, July 1 – 5

Enjoy special exhibits, events, and activities for all ages at the Museum of the American Revolution during Fourth of July Weekend from Friday, July 1 – Tuesday, July 5, 2022.
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Resources & Opportunities for Students

We support student learning and excitement about the Revolution through a diverse set of resources and educational opportunities.
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