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July 19, 2018

Nathan Hale, hanged as a spy by the British, is remembered as a Revolutionary hero. Moses Dunbar, executed as a loyalist traitor to the state of Connecticut, is virtually unknown. Despite their divergent historical reputations, Anderson considers how their stories are not so different, and together can illuminate important features of the impact of the Revolution on ordinary lives.

 

 
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June 28, 2018

Rediker explores the life of Benjamin Lay, the Quaker dwarf who was one of the first people to call for the immediate and unconditional abolition of slavery worldwide.

This book is on the 2018 Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Club schedule.


 
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April 26, 2018

In this lecture, author and historian Kevin Gutzman argues that Thomas Jefferson should be remembered more for his success as a constructive statesman than for his authorship of the Declaration of Independence.

 

 
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March 8, 2018

 
 

Learn about the remarkable story of John Marshall who, as chief justice, statesman, and diplomat, played a pivotal role in the founding of the United States.

 

 
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February 22, 2018

Unger will describe the life and career of Richard Henry Lee, the first Founding Father to call for American Independence from Britain. Learn about how Lee masterminded the political and diplomatic victories that ensured Washington’s military victory.

Watch this lecture on C-SPAN's Book TV.

 

 
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January 25, 2018 

Lengel provides a look at how George Washington’s entrepreneurship and understanding of money informed his leadership as a general and president, and helped set the United States on the road to prosperity.