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An aerial view of George Washington's Mount Vernon and greenery to the right and blue Potomac River to the left.
Courtesy of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association

Travel with the Museum

Learn more about exclusive travel opportunities for Revolution Society and George Washington Council members.
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"Americans Will Always Fight for Liberty" Poster

This poster, produced by the U.S. Office of War Information during World War II, makes a direct link between the Revolutionary War and the fight against the Axis powers.
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This image depicts the book cover of Epic Journeys of Freedom: Runaway Slaves of the American Revolution and their Global Quest for Liberty. The bottom of the book covers is a map of the world in red. The top of the book cover is an image of a man’s right eye and his nose. Behind his face is the extension of the map from the bottom.

Epic Journeys of Freedom

Read this excerpt from Cassandra Pybus that personalizes the wartime stories of black men and women who fled their American masters to seek freedom.
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The book cover of Death or Liberty by Douglas Egerton featuring John Singleton Copley's painting depicting Black Loyalist Boston King.

Death or Liberty

Read an excerpt from Douglas Egerton's book, Death or Liberty: African Americans in the Revolutionary War.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 8

Compare and contrast primary sources, create and analyze a map, and more, to consider the varied experiences of life after the war for people of African descent.
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Unit 5: Opposition to Independence

Introduce students to the fact that there were many people who opposed the idea of independence, and that they had a variety of reasons for doing so.
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This image depicts the book cover of James Monroe: A Life by Tim McGrath. James Monroe is written in red, while A Life and Tim’s name is written in white. The cover is a portrait of James Monroe in a black jacket. His body is turned off to his left looking in the same direction.

James Monroe

Read an excerpt from Tim McGrath's book, James Monroe: A Life.
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This image shows Owen Madden's tune book. It is rectangular and displayed against a plain, white background. The book is in good condition, but rather worn out in the middle running down the middle.

Owen Madden's Tune Book

This handwritten tune book, attributed to Owen Madden, includes actual scores for the music of the American Revolution period.
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William Hogeland's headshot of a white man, bald with a beard and glasses, to the left of a photo of the First Bank in Philadelphia.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with William Hogeland

October 18, 2022 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Author and historian William Hogeland joins the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series for a lecture titled Hamilton's Hub: The First Bank of the U.S. in the Creation of the American Economy.
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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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