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American History Revolutionary War

Michael Hattem and the Revolutionary War

Michael D. Hattem is the author of ‘Past and Prologue: Politics and Memory in the American Revolution‘ (Yale University Press, 2020).

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American History Founding Fathers Revolutionary War

George Washington and the Newburgh Conspiracy

The Newburgh Conspiracy refers to the threat of a coup during the American Revolution. Continental Army soldiers hadn’t been paid in a long time and a disgruntled letter circulated in the camp at Newburgh. Tensions flared, and for a moment it looked like all was lost. Historian David Head explains what happens next and discusses his new book, A Crisis of Peace: George Washington, the Newburgh Conspiracy, and the Fate of the American Revolution.

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American History Revolutionary War

America’s Ideals During the Revolutionary Era with Craig Bruce Smith

World history was forever changed as a result of the American Revolution, but the war also had far-reaching consequences that have gone unexamined—until now.  Join historian Craig Bruce Smith as he discusses his book, American Honor: The Creation of the Nation’s Ideals During the Revolutionary Era.

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American History Revolutionary War

Revolutionary War: American Revolutionaries Printing the News

Joseph M. Adelman is an assistant professor of history at Framingham State University and the author of Revolutionary Networks: The Business and Politics of Printing the News, 1763-1789 (JHU Press, 2019).