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This image depicts the book cover of Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution through Painters’ Eyes by Paul Staiti.

Of Arms and Artists

This excerpt from Paul Staiti discusses artist and Revolutionary War veteran John Trumbull’s effort to create the paintings for the US Capitol Building.
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This image depicts the book cover of Cabal! The Plot Against General Washington by Mark Edward Lender. The cover shows trees and a sunset. On the left, there is a circle image of Cabal. And on the right, there is a circled image of Washington. Both portraits are turned toward each other, so it looks like the men are staring at each other. The portraits are in black and white.

Cabal! The Plot Against General Washington

Read an excerpt from Mark Edward Lender's Cabal! The Plot Against General Washington on the challenge to Washington’s command known as the "Conway Cabal."
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Ricardo Herrera delivers his lecture about feeding Washington's army onstage in front of a crowd.

Read the Revolution with Ricardo Herrera

Watch Dr. Ricardo A. Herrera's January 2023 discussion on his book, Feeding Washington's Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778.
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A display in the Museum's final gallery dedicated to the preservation of James Forten and Betsy Ross's memory.

Now on View: New Display on Betsy Ross, James Forten, and American Memory

Take a closer look at objects related to the legacies of Elizabeth Griscom Ross Ashburn Claypoole, popularly known as Betsy Ross, and James Forten that are now on display in the final gallery of the Museum's core exhibition.
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Living History: Meet the Philadelphia Associators

December 4, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Join Peale's Company of the Philadelphia Associators at the Museum as they muster to defend the Revolution in its darkest hour.
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Double Feature: Henry Knox's Winter Adventure

Read excerpts from Don Brown's Henry and the Cannons: An Extraordinary True Story of the American Revolution as well as Phillip Hamilton's The Revolutionary War Lives and Letters of Lucy and Henry Knox.
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This image depicts the book cover of Household Gods: The Religious Lives of the Adams Family by Sara Georgini. The cover is a colored photograph inside a church facing the front with wooden pews to the left and right. At the top of the cover are six individual black and white portraits of the Adams family, starting with President John Adams on the left-hand side.

Household Gods

Read an excerpt from Sara Georgini's book, Household Gods: The Religious Lives of the Adams Family.
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This image depicts the book cover of A Revolution in Color: The World of John Singleton Copley by Jane Kamensky. The title of the book is written in yellow with a red background in the middle of the image. Above that, there is an image of John Singleton Copley’s eyes looking at the viewer. Below the title is an image of a Revolutionary battle—the central figure being a woman with a baby in her arms and her young son by her side fleeing from the action of the battle.

A Revolution in Color

This excerpt from Jane Kamensky provides an introduction into the world of artist John Singleton Copley and of the American Revolution as seen by him.
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This image depicts the book cover for The Expanding Blaze: How American Revolution Ignited the World, 1775-1848 by Jonathan Israel.

The Expanding Blaze

This excerpt from Jonathan Israel investigates radical ideas of self-government, liberty, and republicanism that challenged the Old World institutions.
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1774: The Long Year of Revolution

Read an excerpt from Mary Beth Norton's book, 1774: The Long Year of Revolution.
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