Bibliography & Notes lists each episode's sources. Feel free to check out our sources for your own research project! Or just use them to answer the burning question, "Did [insert prominent historical figure here] really say that?!" 
General References  (secondary sources used throughout many episodes)
  • Foner, Eric. Give Me Liberty! An American History. 3rd ed. New York: W. W. Norton, 2012.
  • Murrin, John M., Paul E. Johnson, and James M. McPherson. Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People. 6th ed. Boston: Wadsworth, 2012.
  • Wood, Gordon S. The American Revolution: A History. New York: Modern Library, 2003.
  • McPherson, James M. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. 
Primary Source Collections  (used frequently, specific pages are cited in the applicable episodes below)
  • Brunn, Erik and Jay Crosby, eds. Our Nation's Archive: The History of the United States in Documents. New York: Tess Press, 1999.
  • Commager, Henry Steele and Richard B. Morris, eds. The Spirit of Seventy-Six: The Story of the American Revolution as Told by Its Participants. Edison, N.J.: Castle Books, 2002.
  • Greene, Jack P., ed.  Colonies to Nation: A Documentary History of the American Revolution. New York: W.W. Norton, 1975.
  • National Archives. "Founders Online."

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