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This image depicts the cover of Plain Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution by Richard Beeman. The title of the book is written in the middle with a red background. The top of the book covers shows a black illustrated eagle with a white background. The bottom image is of the Founding Fathers and is in color.

Plain, Honest Men

Read an excerpt from Richard Beeman's book, Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution.
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Hessians German Soldiers American Revolutionary War by Friederike Baer book cover.

Hessians

Read an excerpt of Friederike Baer's new book, Hessians: German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War.
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A display in the Museum's final gallery dedicated to the preservation of James Forten and Betsy Ross's memory.

Now on View: New Display on Betsy Ross, James Forten, and American Memory

Take a closer look at objects related to the legacies of Elizabeth Griscom Ross Ashburn Claypoole, popularly known as Betsy Ross, and James Forten that are now on display in the final gallery of the Museum's core exhibition.
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A Read the Revolution graphic features images of book covers for Liberty's Daughters and 1774 alongside author Mary Beth Norton's headshot.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Mary Beth Norton

June 6, 2023 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Author and historian Dr. Mary Beth Norton joins the Museum for a special presentation titled, “Gender and American Resistance to British Authority, 1765-1775: A Reassessment,” as part of the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 2

Use maps, historical images, and more, to explore the diverse peoples of African descent living in British North American in the Eighteenth Century and the communities they created.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 3

Dig into London’s story using discussion questions, and use worksheets to compare and contrast indentured servitude and slavery, to better understand the role of slavery in colonial life.
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AmRev360: Taste the Revolution with Chef Walter Staib

Emmy Award-winning TV host and City Tavern Chef Walter Staib joins the latest episode of the Museum's AmRev360 series, hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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Three children watch a demonstration of a cannon by a costumed Museum educator.

Kids & Families at the Museum

Learn more about the Museum of the American Revolution's family-friendly activities and experiences we offer as well as suggestions we have for visiting the Museum with children.
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This graphic depicts a lightbulb and, by clicking, will provide you with short essays that put the stories of Andrew, Deborah, Eve, Jack, and London into historical context.

Black Founders Big Ideas

Explore these short framing essays to discover the lives and legacies of free Black Philadelphian, Revolutionary War privateer, successful businesman, and stalwart abolitionist James Forten and his family.
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Unit 6: Elder James Forten's World

The purpose of this unit is for students to explore how and why communities change as well as consider how individuals can make positive changes within their communities.
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