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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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A Bard of Wolfe's Army

Read an excerpt from the book, A Bard of Wolfe’s Army: James Thompson, Gentleman Volunteer, 1733-1830, edited by Earl John Chapman and Ian Macpherson McCulloch.
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A Gentleman of Color by Julie Winch

A Gentleman of Color

Read an excerpt from Julie Winch's biography of free Black Philadelphian James Forten, who would grow to become a prominent businessman, abolitionist and a celebrated Revolutionary.
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Book cover for True For The Cause Of Liberty Gilbert with two men riding horses from left to right and dark green and brown coloring.

True for the Cause of Liberty

Read an excerpt from Oscar E. Gilbert and Catherine R. Gilbert's book, True for the Cause of Liberty: The Second Spartan Regiment in the American Revolution.
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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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This image shows the book cover of Lexington and Concord: The Beginning of the War of the American Revolution by Arthur Tourtellot. It is a white background with three colored illustrations in the middle showing scenes from the battle. The left and right images are soldiers in the battlefield and the middle image shows Redcoats in front of a building.

Lexington and Concord

This excerpt from Arthur Tourtellot takes us on a journey into the events of Lexington and Concord starting with an overview of the British Army in Boston
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This image depicts the book cover of The Marketplace of Revolution: How Consumer Politics Shaped American Independence by T.H. Breen. The bottom of the book cover is black, and the author’s name is written in white text. The middle of the cover is white, and the text is written in red and black. And the top of the cover is an image of ships docking and people on the docks.

The Marketplace of Revolution

This excerpt from T.H. Breen looks at how one city’s rebellion, the Boston Tea Party, became an entire people’s war and created a common cause of America.
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Double Feature Ten Crucial Days Read the Revolution book Covers

Double Feature: Countdown to the 10 Crucial Days

Read excerpts from William Kidder's Ten Crucial Days: Washington’s Vision for Victory Unfolds and Lynne Cheney's When Washington Crossed the Delaware: A Wintertime Story for Young Patriots.
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This image shows the book cover of The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution by John Oller. It is an image of a swamp and trees. The water is colored green while the sky is red

The Swamp Fox

Read an excerpt from John Oller's biography on Francis Marion, that seeks to unpack and debunk some of the myths on the "Swamp Fox" of the Revolutionary War
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This image depicts the book cover of Revolutionary Medicine: The Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health by Jeanne Abrams.

Revolutionary Medicine

Read an excerpt from Jeanne Abrams to learn how Washington's effort to prevent smallpox represents one of the first American public health initiatives
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