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Virtual Conversation with Author and Historian Dr. Jessica Millward Will Explore Freedom and Slavery for Women in Early America, Jan. 28

Author and historian Dr. Jessica Millward will join the Museum of the American Revolution virtually on Thursday, January 28 at 6 p.m. to discuss how slavery, freedom, and liberation were intertwined in the experiences of African American women in the Revolutionary era.
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Tickets Now on Sale for 2022 Conference on “Collecting the Revolutionary War,” April 7–9

The Museum of the American Revolution’s 2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War from April 7 – 9, 2022, will bring historians, museum professionals, and collectors together to discuss how ideas about objects have influenced collecting and public history over the past 250 years.
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Henry Louis Gates Jr. Awarded 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award at Sold-Out Gala on June 9

Harvard University historian and award-winning filmmaker and author Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. was awarded the 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award at a sold-out evening gala at the Museum of the American Revolution on June 9, 2022.
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Online Exhibits

With our online exhibits, including When Women Lost the Vote and Cost of Revolution, the Museum continues to uncover and share compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events that sparked America’s ongoing experiment.
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Object Donations

The Museum of the American Revolution actively accepts art and artifact donations that fit our mission and further our educational goals.
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Big Idea 2: Eighteenth Century African American Identities

View the Finding Freedom Teacher Guide Big Idea 2 to find lesson plans, resources, and worksheets available to download and print.
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Big Idea 1: Learning from Primary Sources

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Big Idea 3: Slavery in American Life

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Big Idea 4: Agency and Resistance

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Big Idea 5: Slavery and Revolutionary Ideals

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