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Join us for our Third annual Emerging Revolutionary War Symposium on September 24, 2022. Emerging Revolutionary War is excited to continue our partnership with Gadsby’s Tavern Museum and The Lyceum of Alexandria, VA to bring to you a day-long Symposium focusing on the American Revolution.

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The theme for 2022 is “The World Turned Upside: The American Revolution’s Impact on a Global Scale.

The American Revolution created waves across the world with its lasting impacts felt even today. This symposium will study the effects of this revolution that transformed governments and the governed across the globe.

Our speakers and topics include:

Dr. Lindsay Chervinsky – “Peace and Inviolable Faith with All Nations”: John Adams, Independence, and the Quest for Neutrality

Norman Desmarais – “Reevaluating Our French Allies” A New Look at Popular Assumptions of the French Army through the Diary of Count de Lauberdiere.

Kate Gruber – “A Retrospective Revolution: England’s Long 17th Century and the Coming of Revolution in Virginia”

Scott Stroh – “George Mason’s Declaration of Rights and Their Global Impact”

Eric Sterner – “Britain, Russia, and the American War”

Registration fee is only $60 per person and $50 for OHA members and students. If you feel more comfortable attending virtually, the fee is $30. To register visit: https://shop.alexandriava.gov/EventPurchase.aspx