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  • Occupied Cities During the American Revolution
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    Occupied Cities During the American Revolution

    Historians Aaron Sullivan and Lauren Duval talked about life in occupied cities during the American Revolution. They examined British and American occupation and also discussed how this…

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  • British Army and the Revolutionary War 17751783
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    British Army and the Revolutionary War, 1775-1783

    Military historian Gregory Urwin talked about the challenges that the British army faced in adapting to North American terrain and battle tactics during the Revolutionary War. The Museum of…

    1,341 views
  • Origins of the American Revolution
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    Origins of the American Revolution

    This is the closing session from a symposium on the first annual Emerging Revolutionary War symposium. A panel of historians summarized their thoughts from the day and discuss various aspects of the years…

    481 views
  • Boston and the Road to Revolution 17701775
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    Boston and the Road to Revolution, 1770-1775

    Historian, park ranger, and author Phillip Greenwalt gave an illustrated talk on Boston’s role in the origins of the Revolutionary War. Mr. Greenwalt organized his talk around three pivotal events: the…

    694 views
  • Interpreting the American Revolution and Civil War
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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…

    418 views
  • French Officers in the American Revolution
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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…

    394 views
  • Honoring US Veterans Since the Revolutionary War
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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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  • Nathanael Greenes Southern Campaign
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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…

    729 views
  • George Washingtons Crossing Reenactment
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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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  • An Irish Soldier in Revolutionary America
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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…

    541 views
  • emThe Will of the Peopleem
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    The Will of the People

    T.H. Breen, American law and governance professor at the Library of Congress, talked about his book, The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America , in which he looked at how…

    508 views
  • emThe British Are Comingem and emThe Impeachersem
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    The British Are Coming and The Impeachers

    Historians Rick Atkinson (The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777) and Brenda Wineapple, (The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of…

    566 views
  • Scotland and the American Revolution
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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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  • Nathaniel Philbrick Discusses emValiant Ambitionem
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    Valiant Ambition

    Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution, in which he examines the relationship between…

    2,577 views
  • Revolutionary War Roots of the Civil War
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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…

    609 views
  • emThe British Are Comingem
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    The British Are Coming

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Rick Atkinson talked about his book, The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777, in which he provided a history of the…

    1,541 views
  • Western Lands Before and After the American Revolution
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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…

    864 views
  • emThe First Conspiracyem
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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.

    666 views
  • emIn the Hurricanes Eyeem
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    In the Hurricane's Eye

    Nathaniel Philbrick provided a history of the Revolutionary War’s Battle of the Chesapeake, which was integral to the Continental Army’s eventual victory.

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  • Revolutionary War Military Burials
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    Revolutionary War Military Burials

    Historian Robert Selig talked about the practice of burying the dead during the Revolutionary War. He discussed how loved ones identified the bodies, and the influence of military rank and…

    691 views
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