Teach PA History
Abolish the Office of Governor
Further Reading

Brunhouse, Robert L. The Counter-Revolution in Pennsylvania, 1776-1790. Harrisburg, Pa.: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1942.

Classic account of the political struggle between radical and moderate Whigs after 1776 over political control of the state.

Hawke, David Freeman. In the Midst of a Revolution. Philadelphia, Pa.: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1961.

Dramatic, first person account of June-July 1776 in Philadelphia as a coup d'etat.

Ryerson, Richard Alan. The Revolution Is Now Begun: The Radical Committees of Philadelphia, 1765-1776. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1978.

Reconstructs identities and activities of hundreds of lower and mid-level actors in overthrowing Pennsylvania's government.

Web Sites, A Background to Philadelphia, PA

Includes information about the history of Philadelphia including timelines.

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