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The image shows the book cover of Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800 by Mary Beth Norton. It is a blue cover with Mary’s name written in red font at the top of the image. The title of the book is written in white font in the middle of the image.

Liberty's Daughters

This excerpt from Mary Beth Norton tells the stories and struggles of the women who assumed enormous burdens as men left to fight the Revolutionary War
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This image shows the book cover of Washington's Immortals: The Untold Story of an Elite Regiment Who Changed the Course of the Revolution by Patrick O'Donnell. The image is an illustration of a battle occurring in a filed. There is smoke filling the air.

Washington's Immortals

This excerpt from Patrick O'Donnell tells the story of the First Maryland Regiment and its presence at many of the major battles of the American Revolution
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American Revolutions by Alan Taylor

American Revolutions

This excerpt from Alan Taylor strips away the rosy veneer associated with the American Revolution to reveal a violent civil war and a fragile new nation.
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This image shows the book cover of The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 by Alan Taylor. There is an illustration of two white men and three slaves of African descent.

The Internal Enemy

This excerpt from Alan Taylor examines the complex subject of slavery in a state dedicated to liberty and freedom, yet enslaved two-fifths of the population
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This image depicts the book cover of George Washington's America by Barnet Schecter. The title of the book is written in the middle of the cover. The bottom of the cover is a map and the top is a portrait of George Washington from the neck up.

George Washington's America

This excerpt from Barnet Schecter shows the issues facing Washington and the Continental Army in 1776 as they began to defend the city from the British.
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This image depicts the book cover of The West Point History of The American Revolution by The United States Military Academy. The background is sepia toned and there is a Revolutionary era soldier standing and holding his rifle in his left arm. The rifle is running the length of his body and he is looking to his right.

The West Point History of the American Revolution

This excerpt from a team of historians details 1778 when the British went to the South to rally Loyalists and disrupt the economy of the Revolutionaries.
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This image shows the book cover of Treacherous Beauty: Peggy Shippen, The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold’s Plot to Betray America by Mark Jacob and Stephen Case. The top of the cover shows a Revolutionary War battle. Treacherous is written in blue font and Beauty is written in red. There is a black and white circular portrait of Peggy in the middle of the image.

Treacherous Beauty

Read an excerpt from a biography by Mark Jacob and Stephen H. Case highlighting the life of Peggy Shippen, the wife of the treasonous Benedict Arnold.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Burning of His Majesty's Schooner Gaspee by Steven Park. The book cover is a watercolor paining of the ship burning in the water as men in two lifeboats watch the blaze.

The Burning of His Majesty’s Schooner Gaspee

This excerpt from Steven Park tells how a group of colonial protestors captured and burned a British naval schooner a year before the Boston Tea Party.
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This image depicts the book cover of An Empire On The Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America by Nick Bunker. The image shows a Revolutionary battle with houses in the background.

An Empire on the Edge

Read an excerpt from Nick Bunker as he describes the Rhode Island colonist attack on a British ship which widened divisions between colonists and the Crown.
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This image depicts the book cover of the Museum of the American Revolution’s Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War exhibit catalog. The cover is a painting by Don Troiani titled “Battle of Bunker Hill.” The painting shows solders behind a dirt mound, with their rifles pointing toward the right of the image. There are cannonballs lodged into the ground in  front of them and smoke fills the sky.

Liberty

Read an excerpt from Don Troiani and the Museum's book Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War, which accompanies the exhibit of the same name.
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