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American Revolution and Founding Era, 1765-1800: Home

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The American Revolution is one of the most exciting eras in United States history. This guide will help you find books, articles, and other resources quickly. If you don't find what you are looking for, check with a librarian about adjusting your search strategy or use the Ask a Question button below to ask a question or request an appointment with a librarian.

American Revolutionary War

The American Revolution ended two centuries of British rule for most of the North American colonies and created the modern United States of America. The Revolutionary era was both exhilarating and disturbing---a time of progress for some, dislocation for others. In the wake of the Revolution came events as varied as the drafting and ratification of the Constitution of the United States of America and the rebellions of slaves who saw the contrast between slavery and proclamations of liberty. Read more...

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