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The Valley Forge Winter

This excerpt from Wayne Bodle presents the story of the winter of 1777-1778 during the American Revolution with details that may be new to most readers.
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This image shows the book cover of Declaration: The Nine Tumultuous Weeks When American Became Independent, May 1-July 4, 1776, by William Hogeland. The title of the book is written at the top of the page and William’s name is written at the bottom. The portrait on the cover shows a group of men on the street and they are burning money. One gentleman, with his back toward the viewer, raises his hat off his head with his right hand.

Declaration

This excerpt by William Hogeland explores the people, backroom politicking, and passions that ignited our pursuit of liberty during the American Revolution.
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This image depicts the book cover of George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring that Saved the American Revolution by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. There is a portrait of Gorge Washington. The right side of the portrait runs off the left side of the book cover, so only the left side of his body is visible.

The Secret Six

This excerpt from authors Kilmeade and Yaeger shows George Washington's use of intelligence and counterintelligence, including Culper Spy Ring
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This image depicts the book cover of George Washington's America by Barnet Schecter. The title of the book is written in the middle of the cover. The bottom of the cover is a map and the top is a portrait of George Washington from the neck up.

George Washington's America

This excerpt from Barnet Schecter shows the issues facing Washington and the Continental Army in 1776 as they began to defend the city from the British.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Kings Three Faces: The Rise and Fall of Royal America, 1688-1776 by Brendan McConville.

The King's Three Faces

This excerpt from Brendan McConville discusses the physical and symbolic destruction of objects associated with the British Monarchy.
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This image depicts the book cover of Robert Morris: Financier of the Revolution by Charles Rappleye. It is a painting of Charles, wearing a blue suit, sitting in a brown chair.

Financier of the Revolution

Read an excerpt from Charles Rappleye about the rise and fall of Founding Father and signer of the Declaration of Independence, Robert Morris.
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This image depicts the book cover of Grand Forage 1778: The Battleground Around New York City by Todd Braisted. The image shows Redcoats and soldiers in blue coats marching through the empty streets.

Grand Forage 1778

This excerpt from Todd Braisted details how the British Army gathered provisions and battled with American soldiers and civilians for supplies and loyalties
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This image depicts the book cover of Women of The Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America by Linda Kerber. The title of the book is written at the top of the page in white. The main title is written in front of a blue bar, while the subtitle is written in front of a red bar directly underneath. There is a painting of a rosy checked woman with a white dress and dark hair holding an American flag in her left hand and peering up to the right.

Women of the Republic

This excerpt from Linda Kerber explains the concept of "Republic Motherhood" during the Revolution and explores its lasting legacy on the American Republic
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This image depicts the book cover of Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick. The image is of a stormy sky with a bolt of lightning. There is a body of water separating two bodies of land.

Valiant Ambition

This excerpt from Nathaniel Philbrick tells the story of the rise of George Washington and the fall of Benedict Arnold during the American Revolution
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This image depicts the book cover of Benjamin Franklin in London: The British Life of America’s Founding Father by George Goodwin. Benjamin is pictured seated at a table with a red tablecloth and reading. He is wearing a blue jacket with gold trim. He is holding the paper in his left hand, while his right hand is resting on his chin. He is wearing gold eyeglasses.

Benjamin Franklin in London

Read an excerpt from George Goodwin that highlights Benjamin Franklin's role as a colonial representative, actively engaged in British politics.
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