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History Museum and Museum of the American Revolution Present Program on Mrs. Benedict Arnold

Stephen H. Case and Mark Jacob, co-authors of Treacherous Beauty-Peggy Shippen will discuss their book in a public program.
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Teen-Focused Workshop and Author Talk with L.M. Elliott, Author of “Hamilton and Peggy! A Revolutionary Friendship”

Author L.M. Elliott will host a young adult writing workshop based on her recent book "Hamilton and Peggy! A Revolutionary Friendship"
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Who Tells Your Story? Explore Untold Stories from Black History at Museum’s “History After Hours”

In the pop-up museum visitors will learn about Philadelphia's African- American community during the Revolutionary era and explore untold histories
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Delve Deeper into the Origins, People, and Events of the American Revolution with a Live Virtual Course, Jan. 5 – Feb. 2

Delve Deeper into the Origins, People, and Events of the American Revolution with a Live Virtual Course, Jan. 5 – Feb. 2
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Finding Freedom: Teacher Resources

Access modular activities and ready-made worksheets to help your students dig deeper into the stories of people of African descent in the colonial and Revolutionary Eras in the Finding Freedom digital interactive.
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Virtual Storytime: Saving the Liberty Bell by Megan McDonald

Watch as the Museum's Rebecca Franco, Family Programs Manager, reads aloud Saving the Liberty Bell, written by Megan McDonald and illustrated by Marsha Gray Carrington, with permission from Atheneum Books/Simon and Schuster.
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Unit 3: Timelining Independence

Introduce students to the events leading up to independence, helping them place the spring and summer of 1776 within a larger context of political/diplomatic and military events that would shape decision-making.
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Mini Lesson Plans

The Museum offers a growing list of free, downloadable lesson plans that explore topics including the role of museums, types of revolutions, and the people, causes, events, and repercussions of the American Revolution.
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Pension Project

The Museum's Pension Project asks veterans to reflect on similarities and differences between their service and that of people over two centuries ago by pairing Revolutionary War pensions with today's generation of veterans.
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Making a Bonnin and Morris Pickle Stand

Internationally recognized ceramicist Michelle Erickson recreates an early American porcelain masterwork known as a Bonnin and Morris pickle stand.
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