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    U.S. and Latin American Revolutions

    Following the American Revolution, similar uprisings occurred throughout Latin America and were celebrated in the United States along with its own Fourth of July holiday. Caitlin Fitz --…

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    Military Leadership in the Continental Army

    In his book, "Contest for Liberty, Lieutenant Colonel Seanegan Sculley examined the varying philosophies and styles of leadership used in the Continental Army and the impact this had on the…

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    George Washington's Crossing Reenactment

    Living history enthusiasts gathered to row across the Delaware River at the spot where George Washington and the Continental Army crossed from Pennsylvania to New Jersey on December 25, 1776.…

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    Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson in Conversation

    Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello hosted a conversation between Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson as portrayed by Bill Robling and Bill Barker. They revisited their lifelong association,…

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    Occupied America

    North Dakota State History Professor Donald Johnson looked at life under British occupation in several port cities during the American Revolution. This was a virtual event hosted by George…

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    1783 Treaty of Paris

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Professor Kathleen DuVal taught a class about the end of the American Revolution and the 1783 Treaty of Paris. She talked about the competing…

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    Dissension in the Continental Army

    Historian Mark Edward Lender discussed his book, Cabal!: The Plot Against General Washington, which details a plan by a group of Revolutionary War generals and politicians to relieve George…

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    Nathanael Greene's Southern Campaign

    Historian and author John Buchanan talked about his book, The Road to Charleston: Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution. Mr. Buchanan recounted Major General Greene’s military…

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    Honoring U.S. Veterans Since the Revolutionary War

    The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati hosted a panel discussion that examined the experiences of U.S. veterans since the Revolutionary War era. Veterans Affairs…

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    French Officers in the American Revolution

    Author Christy Pichichero talked about French offficers in the American Revolution. She argued that their expereinces influenced French politics and perspectives. The American Revolution…

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    Interpreting the American Revolution and Civil War

    Art historian Judy Scott Feldman analyzed artistic portrayals of the American Revolution and Civil War. She talked about the influence of paintings, sculptures and memorials on how history…

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    Thomas Jefferson and George Washington

    Veteran historical interpreters portraying Thomas Jefferson and George Washington engaged in a conversation about their roles in the Revolutionary War and the constitutional government that followed.…

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    Western Lands Before and After the American Revolution

    University of Utah Professor Eric Hinderaker taught a class about western settlement before, during and after the American Revolution. Using the Kentucky territory as an example, he…

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    The House of Secrets

    Brad Meltzer talked about the book he wrote with Tod Godberg, The House of Secrets. In this novel, they mixed historical accounts of Benedict Arnold and artifacts associated with the…

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    The First Conspiracy

    Brad Meltzer and Jon Mensch recounted the plot to kill George Washington by soldiers assigned to protect him during the Revolutionary War.

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    American Revolution, 1760 to 1778, Part 2

    Scott Stephenson gave a tour of the Museum of the American Revolution’s core collection, featuring the story of the first half of the American Revolution, from 1760 to 1778.

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    American Revolution, 1760 to 1778, Part 1

    Scott Stephenson gave a tour of the Museum of the American Revolution’s core collection, featuring the story of the first half of the American Revolution, from 1760 to 1778.

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    Revolutionary War Roots of the Civil War

    Bancroft and Pulitzer Prize winning historian Gordon Wood delivered a talk titled “The Revolutionary Roots of the Civil War.” Professor Wood discussed the Founders views on slavery and…

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    Scotland and the American Revolution

    Scottish historian Andrew Mackillop explored his homeland’s role during the American Revolution. He argued that despite fighting for the losing side in the war, many Scots gained land and…

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    An Irish Soldier in Revolutionary America

    Museum of the American Revolution associate curator Matthew Skic looked at the Revolution through the life of Irish soldier Richard St. George, who fought alongside the British against the…

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