Acclaimed historian Richard R. Beeman describes the dramatic story of how over a period of 22 months, a group of men with different backgrounds, different politics, and different goals dedicated their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor to the “common cause” that would take America from a colony to a republic, and turn Americans from subjects into citizens. A book signing will follow the program.
Event begins at 12:00PM
Presented by: National Archives
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