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    New Research on Alexander Hamilton

    Historian Michael Newton talked about his book, Discovering Hamilton: New Discoveries in the Lives of Alexander Hamilton, His Family, Friends, and Colleagues, From Various Archives Around…

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    First Founding Father

    Historian Harlow Giles Unger recounted the efforts of Richard Henry Lee in the Revolutionary War; from his call for independence from Britain in the Second Continental Congress to his…

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    1774 Dunmore's War and the Battle of Point Pleasant

    Military historian Glenn Williams talked about his book, Dunmore’s War: The Last Conflict of America’s Colonial Era. In this illustrated talk, Mr. Williams detailed the 1774 Battle of Point Pleasant…

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    Alexander Hamilton and George Washington

    Stephen Knott, author of Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth, talked about the relationship between Founding Fathers Alexander Hamilton and George Washington. He argued that…

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    The Great Divide

    Historian Thomas Fleming talked about his book The Great Divide: The Conflict Between Washington and Jefferson That Defined A Nation, in which he examines the differences of political…

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    Taverns of Pre-Revolutionary New York City

    Benjamin Carp talked about the link between alcohol and politics in Pre-Revolutionary New York City. Professor Carp said that as central meeting places, taverns stimulated discussions about…

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    American Navy's Role in the Revolutionary war

    Tim McGrath talked about how the Continental Congress established the Navy at the dawn of the Revolutionary War. Mr. McGrath also discussed the challenges the Navy faced and a variety of…

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    Secrets of the Founders

    William Chrystal talked about advice from the Founding Fathers' personal letters and how their wisdom was still helpful in today’s society. Mr. Chrystal placed particular emphasis on advice from the…

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    West of the Revolution

    Professor Claudio Saunt talked about his book, West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776, in which he recounts the events that took place outside of the British colonies in America in…

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    Revolutionary Medicine

    Jeanne Abrams talked about her book, Revolutionary Medicine: The Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health, in which she discusses health, illness and medical treatment during…

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    Defiant Brides

    Nancy Rubin Stuart talked about her book, Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married, in which she recounts the lives of Peggy Shippen and Lucy Flucker. In her…

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    America's Ancient Pasts

    Daniel Richter, author of Before the Revolution: America’s Ancient Pasts, talked about America’s pre-revolutionary past. In his book, Richter suggests that the United States has a much…

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    Loyalists in New York City During the Revolution

    Ruma Chopra talked about her book Unnatural Rebellion: Loyalists in New York City During the Revolution. Thousands of colonists rejected the War for American Independence and many fled to…

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    Reproduction in Colonial America

    Susan Klepp talked about her book, Revolutionary Conceptions: Women, Fertility and Family Limitation in America (The University of North Carolina Press, 2009). While Colonial American women were unable to own…

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    The Perils of Peace

    Thomas Fleming talked about his book The Perils of Peace: America’s Struggle for Survival After Yorktown, published by Collins. In his book Mr. Fleming recounts America’s earliest days following George…

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    The Early American Table: Food and Society in the New World

    Trudy Eden talked about her book The Early American Table: Food and Society in the New World. In her book she explains how class, lifestyle, and the social philosophy of 17th and 18th…

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    Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose

    Lee Alan Dugatkin talked about his book Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose: Natural History in Early America (University Of Chicago Press; November 15, 2009). In this book about the origin and…

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    The Women Behind the Founding Fathers

    Historian Thomas Fleming profiles the women who played a central part in the lives of the Founding Fathers in his book, The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers (Smithsonian; November 3, 2009). He…

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    Foundation of American Polity

    Ray Raphael talked about his book Founders: The People Who Brought You a Nation (New Press; May 12, 2009). He uses the stories of seven people who had diverse objectives during the American Revolution, such as…

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    The Louisiana Purchase

    Thomas Fleming talked about his book, The Louisiana Purchase, published by John Wiley and Sons. He told the story of the people and politics behind the 1803 land deal between the United…

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