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Founding Friendships by Cassandra Good

Founding Friendships

Read an excerpt from Cassandra Good's Founding Friendships to explore how, by forming friendships, women and men challenged social expectations but embraced founding ideals of freedom, choice, and equality in the early United States.
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Robert Morris: Financier of the Revolution by Charles Rappleye

Financier of the Revolution

Read an excerpt from Charles Rappleye about the rise and fall of Founding Father and signer of the Declaration of Independence, Robert Morris.
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The Indian World Of George Washington by Collin Calloway

The Indian World of George Washington

This excerpt from Colin Calloway shows George Washington’s initial lack of understanding of Native allies and their impact on the nation’s founding
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Founding Gardeners by Andrea Wulf

Founding Gardeners

This excerpt from Andrea Wulf introduces the founding fathers as promoters of an agrarian nation, sharing new farming methods and exotic plants.
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John Adams by David McCullough

John Adams

Read an excerpt from David McCullough about the Founding Fathers negotiating with the British as they begin talks to officially end the war.
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If These Stones Could Talk by Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills

If These Stones Could Talk

Read an excerpt from Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills's recent book, If These Stones Could Talk: African American Presence in the Hopewell Valley, Sourland Mountain and Surrounding Regions of New Jersey.
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Betsy Ross by Marla R. Miller

Betsy Ross

Read an excerpt from Marla Miller who breaks through the myths and weaves Betsy Ross's life story with that of the nation's.
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American Scripture by Pauline Maier

American Scripture

Read an excerpt of Pauline Maier where she provides a glimpse into the creation of a radical rethinking that led to America's experiment in democracy.
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Museum Of American Revolution Guidebook Cover

Museum of the American Revolution Official Guidebook

Read two excerpts from the Museum of the American Revolution's Official Guidebook published in 2019.
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Revolution Song by Russell Shorto

Revolution Song

This excerpt from Russell Shorto weaves together the life stories of six historical figures against the backdrop of the American Revolution.
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