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Rum Punch and Revolution

This excerpt from Peter Thompson highlights the changing culture surrounding taverns and political life on the eve of the American Revolution
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Bunker Hill by Nathaniel Philbrick

Bunker Hill

This excerpt from Nathaniel Philbrick describes the uncertain, dramatic start to the legendary Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolution.
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Forged in Philadelphia by Rebecca Gibby

Forged in Philadelphia

Read an excerpt from Rebecca Eckfeldt Gibby's children's book where she uncovers the history of her Revolutionary-era ancestor from Philadelphia.
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This image depicts the book cover of Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality by Danielle Allen. It is a white cover with Our written in very large font in the center. The color of Our Declaration is a shade of brown. A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality is written in red underneath. Danielle’s name is written in black at the bottom of the cover. There are three lines at the top and bottom of the cover that show the signers’ names in blue.

Our Declaration

This excerpt from Danielle Allen examines the Declaration of Independence, the document’s relevance today, and the relationship between freedom and equality
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This image depicts the book cover of Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different by Gordon Wood.

Revolutionary Characters

Read an excerpt from Gordon Wood where he explains the origins of Thomas Paine's radical thinking through Paine's pamphlet Common Sense.
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The image depicts the book cover of Don Troiani's Soldiers of The American Revolution by James Kochan and Don Troiani. There is a portrait of a Revolutionary War battle. The title of the book is written in blue and written around a picture of a gun at the top of the book cover.

Don Troiani’s Soldiers of the American Revolution

These works by Don Troiani show his original paintings of soldiers alongside the actual objects he studied in his artistic recreations.
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This image depicts the book cover of Passion is the Gale by Nicole Eustace.

Passion is the Gale

This excerpt from Nicole Eustace examines the language of emotions in social and political relationships through letters, diaries, books, and pamphlets
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This image depicts Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War That Won It by John Ferling. The book cover shows a watercolor image of a Revolutionary battle.

Whirlwind

This excerpt from John Ferling shows the trials and tribulations women faced during the long conflict of the American Revolutionary War.
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This image depicts the book cover for Desperate Sons: Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals who Led the Colonies to War by Les Standiford.

Desperate Sons

This excerpt from Les Standiford describes America's growing number of grievances with its mother country and Britain's indifference to colonists' complaints
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This image depicts the book cover of Learning to Stand and Speak by Mary Kelley.

Learning to Stand and Speak

Read an excerpt of historian Mary Kelley's book Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America's Republic.
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