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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Promises of the American Revolution

Learn about the life, service, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through many of his speeches and writings that reference the America's founding documents.
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Unit 7: Drafting the Declaration

Introduce students to the causes and rationale behind the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, as well as to its many audiences, both locally and abroad.
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AmRev360: Spain’s Role in the American Revolution with Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia

Dr. Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia, Deputy Head of Mission in Lima, Peru, joined the latest episode of AmRev360 hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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A painting of Washington at the Battle of Princeton, 1777
Courtesy Don Troiani

10 Crucial Days Liberty Exhibit Scavenger Hunt

Using paintings by artist Don Troiani of the Battles of Trenton and Princeton, complete a scavenger hunt about objects and people from the 10 Crucial Days.
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Historian Joanne Freeman to Discuss New Book on Congressional Violence and How it Helped Spark Civil War, Oct. 18

Extreme political polarization, splintered political parties, and a dysfunctional Congress could be ripped from today’s headlines, but prolific author, scholar, and Yale University historian Joanne Freeman argues that they have a long and ominous history.
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Nearly 50 Painters and Sculptors to Display Military Miniatures at the Museum During Father’s Day Weekend, June 18 – 19

During Father’s Day weekend, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can explore “Revolution in Miniatures,” featuring displays of hundreds of intricately detailed, hand-painted miniature military figures and Revolutionary-era scenes by nearly 50 painters and sculptors.
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Museum of the American Revolution to Open April 19, 2017

Philadelphia’s new Museum of the American Revolution brings to life the dramatic story of our nation’s founding.
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Museum of the American Revolution Names Theater in Honor of $8 Million Gift from Alan B. and Jill Miller

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the naming of the Alan B. Miller Theater in honor of an $8 million gift from Museum Board Member Alan B. Miller, Chairman and CEO of Universal Health Services, Inc., and his wife Jill Miller. The Theater houses one of the most iconic surviving artifacts from the Revolutionary War, General George Washington’s War Tent.
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18 Memorable Museum Moments from 2018

The Museum marked its first full year in 2018 and it was a year of historic firsts! We welcomed more than 300,000 visitors from countries across the world.
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This image shows the book cover of The Age of Homespun: Objects and Stories in the Creation of An American Myth by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. The cover shows a stitching of a man and woman fishing on the banks of a river. In the background, there is a large house on hills.

Age of Homespun

Read an excerpt from Laurel Thatcher Ulrich’s telling of the importance of women's patriotism during the boycotting of British goods.
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