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Virtual Storytime: What Can a Citizen Do? by Dave Eggers

Watch as the Museum's Dr. Elizabeth Grant, Director of Learning & Engagement, reads aloud What Can a Citizen Do?, written by Dave Eggers and illustrated by Shawn Harris, with permission from Chronicle Book.
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Slave Counterpoint by Philip Morgan

Slave Counterpoint

This excerpt from Phillip Morgan explains the value of studying slave culture in the eighteenth century and “humanizing the institution of slavery.”
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I, Eliza Hamilton by Susan Holloway Scott

I, Eliza Hamilton

Read an excerpt from Susan Holloway Scott's work of historical fiction about Eliza Schuyler, wife of Alexander Hamilton, during the Revolutionary War.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the First of the Nation by Collin Calloway. The cover shows a portrait of a young General Washington on the right and a portrait of a Native American on the left. The Native American looks at the viewer while General Washington is looking at the Native American.

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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This image depicts the book cover of They Were Good Soldiers: African Americans Serving in the Continental Army, 1775-1783 by John Rees. The title and the author’s name are written on the bottom of the image in front of a green background the tip of the book cover is a painting of five African American soldiers all in various states of firing and positioning their rifles across a field to an army of British redcoats. One African American solder is on bended knee. To the right of the soldiers is a white Army officers with his arm extended toward the British soldiers. The picture depicts the white army officer instructing the African Americans to fire toward the enemy.

They Were Good Soldiers

In these excerpts from John Rees, Black veterans share details of their service, emancipation, and freedom in the midst of revolutionary ferment.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire by Andrew Oshaughnessy. The cover shows a British general on a white horse pointing with his right arm. There are two British soldiers looking up at him. There is a cannon in front of the horse, and, in the background, there is a countryside. There is smoke in the air as well.

The Men Who Lost America

Read an excerpt from Andrew O'Shaughnessy about the failings of ten British leaders whose actions shaped the outcome of the American Revolution.
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The American Revolution: A History by Gordon S. Wood

The American Revolution

This excerpt from Gordon Wood shows how the ideals of 'republicanism' influenced the governments being formed at the start of the Revolutionary War.
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George Washington by Stephen Brumwell

George Washington

Read an excerpt from Stephen Brumwell's biography of George Washington and learn how Washington secured the history-making position of Commander in Chief.
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Role of Cities Reading List

Reading List: The Role of Cities in the American Revolution

Check out nine suggested readings from our collection of Read the Revolution book excerpts addressing the role of cities in the American Revolution.
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This image depicts A Crisis of Peace by David Head book cover. It is a colored portrait of General Washington.

A Crisis of Peace

Read an excerpt from David Head's book, A Crisis of Peace: George Washington, the Newburgh Conspiracy, and the Fate of the American Revolution.
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