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American Revolution Web Resources

Interactive Timeline
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
features a timeline of America's wars, from the Revolution to Iraq. Watch an interactive presentation on each war -- slideshows and movies, text and photos, and dozens of artifacts (firearms, flags, uniforms). Read an overview of each conflict; learn about its causes, major events, and consequences. Gain a sense of how wars have shaped our history. (National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution)
American Revolution - Kid Info 

American Revolution American Revolution, 1775-83, struggle by which the Thirteen Colonies on the Atlantic ...

American Revolution - read the lessons, try the activities, then take a quiz.
The American Revolution Home Page  

American Revolution For Kids - reference a timeline, and read about the uniforms, women, and leaders of the period. See drawings of American and British flags and symbols, from the fourth graders of Pocantico Hills School.

American Revolution Uniforms From Encarta

American Revolution Web Sites

Arbuckle's Fort - An Archaeological Adventure - witness discoveries at this Revolutionary War fort excavation.

Black Loyalists - discover the untold story of how Canada became the home of the first settlements of free blacks outside Africa. Learn why slaves fought for the British during the American Revolution.

Causes of the War:  The major events along the way to war are listed here.

Choosing Revolution - it's the summer of 1775 and you need to choose to support the Patriots or Loyalists. Learn more about the Revolution and decide which side you are on!

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From Revolution to Reconstruction - a hypertext history of the United States. Includes the text of important documents, biographies of important people in American history, and essays on various subjects.

The History Place: The American Revolution

Journey Towards Freedom - online reference tool for students and teachers regarding the Revolutionary War. Find out about the battles and the people involved in them, see maps of the area, play games to help you learn facts, and more.

Liberty! The American Revolution - online companion to the PBS series about the American Revolution. Features tons of facts about the Revolution, perspectives of people involved, and a Revolutionary game.

Liberty! The American Revolution from PBS

Monmouth Battlefield State Park - visit this battlefield that hosted one of the largest battles of the American Revolution, located in Manalapan, NJ.
NPS Museum Collections: An American Revolution - check out museum and archival collections from various National Park Service sites which commemorate significant events and individuals of the Revolutionary War.
Revolutionary War Interactive Check this one out!

Revolutionary War Web Sites for Kids

Road to Revolution - check out this interactive quiz that tests your knowledge of the Revolutionary War. Every correct answer gets you a step closer to winning independence.

Schoolhouse Rock - The Shot Heard 'Round the World - lyrics, sound, and video of this SchoolHouse Rock cartoon which describes the Revolutionary War.

Tale of Two Revolutions - see the similarities and differences between the French and American revolutions.

Timeline of Events

The Treaty of Paris, 1783 - read the text of the treaty between the U.S. and Britain which formalized Britain's recognition of the United States of America.

U.S. Army Center of American History
Valley Forge National Historical Park - basic facts about visiting this park in Valley Forge, PA and historic info.
Women Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War - discusses specific women who contributed to Revolutionary War efforts.

Virtual Marching Tour of the American Revolution


Site last updated: 11/09/2009