Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


Doing History

Season Two: To The Revolution!

Doing History Session 2Season 2 (2017) synthesizes Season 1’s discussions into a demonstration of how differently scholars approach, understand, and portray the events comprising the American Revolution. “Doing History: To the Revolution!” puts listeners in the minds of today’s top scholars as they seek to articulate America’s formation.

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Episode 123: Revolutionary Allegiances

In December 1773, the Cape Cod Tea Crisis revealed that the people of “radical” Massachusetts were far from united in their support for the American Revolution. An observation that leads us to wonder: How many Americans supported the Patriot cause?

In this episode, we speak with four scholars to explore the complexities of political allegiance during the American Revolution.

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