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Dissecting the Declaration

May 25, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators are invited to join this free workshop to take a closer look at the Declaration of Independence, work together to analyze the context that surrounded it, and reflect on its legacy.
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This image shows the book cover of The Martyr and the Traitor by Virginia DeJohn Anderson. It is an illustration tinted in blue of a village and fields in the background. In the foreground, there is a noose hanging on the right side of the image.

The Martyr and the Traitor

This excerpt from Virginia DeJohn Anderson adds complexity to our understanding of choosing sides in the Revolutionary era.
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This image depicts the book cover of Patriot Pirates by Robert Patton. The word “patriots” is written in black” while the rest of the text is written in red. The book cover is a painting of four ships at sea. One is flying an American flag while one is flying a British flag.

Patriot Pirates

This excerpt from Robert Patton presents the story of America's seaborne insurgency against British merchant ships and Navy.
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Occupied America by Donald Johnson

Occupied America

Read an excerpt from Donald F. Johnson's book, Occupied America: British Military Rule and the Experience of Revolution.
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The cover of Bernardo De Galvez Spanish Hero of the American Revolution by Gonzalo Saravia depicts a black background and white lines that illustrate a horse standing on the ground. His front legs are in the air and Bernardo sits on top of him. Bernardo’s outfit is also depicted in white lines, while his hands and face are colored. He looks at the viewer and is wearing a black hat with a white brim.

Bernardo de Gálvez

Read an excerpt from Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia's book, Bernardo de Gálvez: Spanish Hero of the American Revolution.
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Memory's Daughters by Susan Stabile Book Cover

Memory's Daughters

Read an excerpt from Susan Stabile's book, Memory's Daughters: The Material Culture of Remembrance in Eighteenth-Century America.
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2022 Conference On Collecting The Revolutionary War Event Graphic featuring a wallet, powder horn, and a map.

2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War

April 7-9, 2022
The 2022 Conference of Collecting the Revolutionary War will be held at the Museum to discuss how ideas about Revolutionary-era objects have influenced collecting and public history over the past 250 years.
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"Meet Elizabeth Freeman" Performance

Watch the original first-person theatrical performance portraying the life and experiences of Elizabeth Freeman, a Massachusetts woman who sued for her freedom from enslavement and won, produced in conjunction with our 2020-21 exhibit, When Women Lost the Vote.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Jessica Millward

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Jessica Millward

January 28, 2021 from 6-7:15 p.m.
Dr. Jessica Millward will join the Museum to discuss her recent book, Finding Charity's Folk, and how slavery, freedom, and liberation were intertwined in the experiences of African American women in the Revolutionary era.
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Season of Independence Digital Resources Orientation

May 12, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free teacher workshop, join us to explore our Season of Independence interactive feature as we launch the corresponding teacher resource guide, and learn about how to incorporate this interactive into classroom learning.
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