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Unit 1: Young James Forten's World

This unit explores the early life of James Forten by describing what life was like in Philadelphia during the years leading up to the Revolutionary War.
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Unit 3: African American Freedom and Community, 1780-1813

This unit explores the various ways that people of African descent pushed to end slavery and demand equal rights in the years following the Revolutionary War.
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Author Eric Jay Dolin presents on Rebels at Sea at a Member Lunch and Learn at the Museum.

Black Founders & the War at Sea with Author Eric Jay Dolin

Author Eric Jay Dolin joined the Museum to discuss his book, Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution, and the maritime world of James Forten.
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American Flag’s Origins: A Symbol of Unity or Dissent?

Now-former Museum Chief Historian Dr. Philip Mead takes a closer look at the evolution of the American flag as a symbol during the Revolutionary era.
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Digital Discovery Carts, Tours, and Case Studies

Can't make it to the Museum or to our Old City neighborhood in Philadelphia? Check out our growing selection of digital resources to visit from anywhere.
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A Revolutionary Summer

Throughout A Revolutionary Summer, the Museum's special events and exhibits offer visitors of all ages the opportunity to explore the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance.
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Season of Independence Digital Resources Orientation

May 12, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free teacher workshop, join us to explore our Season of Independence interactive feature as we launch the corresponding teacher resource guide, and learn about how to incorporate this interactive into classroom learning.
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Letter Home by Soldier William Duncan

William Duncan, a Baltimore cooper-turned-soldier, wrote to this letter home on Oct. 7, 1777, three days after fighting in the “very hot” Battle of Germantown near British-occupied Philadelphia.
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This image depicts the book cover for the Museum of American Revolution Official Guidebook. The bottom of the cover depicts a relief sculpture found on the building of the Museum of Washington crossing the Delaware River. The top of the book is written in red. And the top of the cover shows some of the galleries inside of the Museum.

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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The Widow Washington

Read an excerpt from Martha Saxton's book, The Widow Washington: The Life of Mary Washington.
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