Causes of the American Revolution
Causes of the American Revolutionary War History.com: American Revolution History Videos
Revolutionary War Causes and Effects Events Leading to the American Revolution
Reasons for the Revolution Road to Independence

History of the Taxes Imposed by the British Government during the American Revolution in Colonial America PBS: Boston Tea Party
Boston Massacre History Place: Boston Tea Party Stamp Tax Passed
The Boston Massacre II Intolerable Acts Stamp Act Riots and Tarring and Feathering
Reasons for the Revolution The Stamp Act Townshend Duties
Boston Tea Party Stamp Act Crisis Townshend Duties Repealed
Revolution: Boston Tea Party History.com: The History of the 1765 Stamp Act Whiskey Rebellion
Biographies of African Americans Important to History of the American Revolution in Colonial America
Wikipedia: African Americans and the American Revolution African Americans and the Revolutionary War
History of the Important Battles of the American Revolution in Colonial America
Battle of Bennington Battle of Princeton
Battle of Bennington Facts Battle of Fort Henry Facts Battle of Quebec
Battle of Brandywine History Battle of Germantown Major Battles of the American Revolution
Wikipedia: Battle of Brandywine Germantown Battle at Saratoga
Brandywine Battle Information Battle of Fort Grisworld Wikipedia: Battle of Saratoga
Battle of Bunker Hill Battle of Fort Guilford Court House Saratoga Battle Facts
Battle for Bunker Hill : a Slide Show The Battle of King's Mountain Burgoyne Surrenders at Saratoga
Massachusetts History: Battle of Bunker Hill Benedict Arnold: Battle of Valcour Island The Battle of Ticonderoga
British Battles: Bunker Hill Battle of Lake Champlain Ticonderoga
Battle of Camden Battle of Lexington and Concord The Battle of Trenton
Battle of Camden Facts Lexington and Concord Trenton
Battle of Charleston Harbor Battle of Long Island Historic Valley Forge
Battle of Cowpens Battle Monmouth Valley Forge
History.com: Battle of Cowpens Monmouth Yorktown is Won!

History of the Battles at Sea During the American Revolution in Colonial America John Paul Jones Wikipedia: The Bonhomme Richard

Importance of The Continental Army During the History of the American Revolution in Colonial America
Wikipedia: The Continental Army and the American Revolution The US Continental Army

History of Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence Liberty: Independence
Declaration of Independence from the History Channel People Important to the Declaration of Independence
Drafting the Declaration of Independence Account of a Declaration: Biographies
A History of the Declaration of Independence Biographies of America's Founding Fathers

Documents Important to the History of the American Revolution in Colonial America American Revolution: Documents
Primary Documents of the American Revolution Documents Important to the Struggle for Independence

Historical Events Important to the History of the American Revolution in Colonial America
Committee of Correspondence Congress Declares Independence
Revolutionary America: Committees of Correspondence Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress
Continental Congress Second Continental Congress
First Continental Congress Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention

History of the Flags FLown During the American Revolution in Colonial America Flags of the American Revolution
Historical Flags of the American Revolution American Revolutionary War Flags

History of United States Flag of America
Betsy Ross Betsy Ross Biography

Importance of the Forts during the American Revolution in Colonial America
Frontier Forts in the American : Complete Description and Pics Listing and Historical Facts - American Revolutionary War Forts

Maps Important to History of the American Revolution in Colonial America Interactive Battle Maps

Significance of Important Readings from the History of the American Revolution in Colonial America Famous Revolutionary War Quotations

History of The Liberty Bell History.com: The Liberty Bell
The Liberty Bell - an Icon The Liberty Bell - from Wikipedia

Importance of the Loyalists during the History of the American Revolution in Colonial America Who Were the Loyalists?
Loyalists and the American Revolution Loyalists - from Wikipedia

Importance of the Native Americans During the American Revolution in Colonial America
Native Americans and the American Revolution American Indians and the American Revolution

Importance of the Patriots During the History of American Revolution in Colonial America Sons of Liberty and the American Revolution
Patriots of the American Revolution Sons of Liberty Video
Sons of Liberty Sons of Liberty - from Wikipedia


Biographies of People Important to the History of the American Revolution George Rogers Clark General William Howe
John Adams George Rogers Clark Wikipedia: General William Howe
John Adams - Biography George Rogers Clark - Biography Sir William Howe
The American Revolution: John Adams John Dickinson Thomas Jefferson
John Adams Wikipedia: John Dickinson Thomas Jefferson and the American Revolution
Samuel Adams John Dickinson The American Revolution: Thomas Jefferson
Wikipedia: Samuel Adams Benjamin Franklin Thomas Paine
Samuel Adams - Stamp Act Organizer Franklin's Contributions to the American Revolution Wikipedia: Thomas Paine
Samuel Adams - Ring Leader of the American Revolution Benjamin Franklin Biography Thomas Paine's Influence on the American Revolution
Ethan Allen The American Revolution: Benjamin Franklin Colonel William Prescott
Ethan Allen and the American Revolution King George III Colonel William Prescott
Ethan Allen - The First American Victory King George III William Prescott and the Revolutionary War
John Andre King George III - The American Revolutionary War Casimir Pulaski
Major John Andre- British Spy Nathaneal Greene Casimir Pulaski
Major John Andre Nathaneal Greene Casimir Pulaski - Calvary Commander
Benedict Arnold General Nathaneal Green Paul Revere
Benedict Arnold Nathan Hale Paul Revere
American Revolution: Benedict Arnold Wikipedia: Nathan Hale Paul Revere Biography
Crispus Attucks Nathan Hale and the American Revolution Benjamin Rush
Crispus Attucks John Hancock Benjamin Rush
Crispus Attucks - The Boston Massacre John Hancock Dr. Benjamin Rush
Crispus Attucks - American Revolution John Hancock - American Revolution George Washington
Chief Joseph Brant Patrick Henry George Washington
Chief Joseph Brant Patrick Henry George Washington in the American Revolution
Chief Joseph Brant - Biography Patrick Henry and the American Revolution Mount Vernon - George Washington and the American Revolution
Lord Charles Cornwallis Richard Henry Lee People Important to the American Revolution
Lord Charles Cornwallis Richard Henry Lee People Important to the American Revolution
General Charles Cornwallis Richard Henry Lee Biography People Important to the American Revolution

People Important to Turning Points of the American Revolution in Colonial America
Henry Knox Marquis de Lafayette
U.S. History.org: Thaddeus Kosciuszko Baron Friedrich von Steuben
Wikipedia: Thaddeus Kosciuszko Who Served Here: Baron von Steuben


Important Photos of the American Revolution in Colonial America The Missing Link - Custom Photography

Importance of Slavery During the American Revolution in Colonial America
Slavery and the American Revolution The Revolutionary War and Slaves

Biographies of Spies and Traitors Important to the History of the American Revolution in Colonial America Spy Letters of the American Revolution
Spies of the American Revolution - Historical information Benedict Arnold, American traitor

Timeline Important to The History of the American Revolution
PBS: Timeline of the Revolution Timeline During the Age of Revolution - 1764-1775
Colonial Timeline of the American Revolution An Unlikely Victory 1777 - 1783
American Revolution: A Timeline of the Events Timeline of the Revolutionary War

Biographies of Women Important to the History of the American Revolution in Colonial America
Important Women of the American Revolution Women of the American Revolution
Amazing Women of the American Revolution Women Participate in the Revolution

Sites with SPECIFIC Information about the History of the American Revolution in Colonial America

Academic Kids' Encyclopedia : The American Revolution: Complete historical facts

American Revolution: What Were the Causes?: Your guide to some of the most informative and factual information about the American Revolution

Account of a Declaration:Over thirty historical documents, sixty-seven biographical sketches, and some twenty-five essays about the causes

The American Revolution: A Timeline of the Period of Revolution: An EXTENSIVE timeline of events; the most important events include a text explanation

PBS: Chronicle of the American Revolution: Newspaper Chronicles let you experience first-hand the excitement and uncertainty of the American Revolution as it happened.

Have Fun with History: The American Revolutionary War: Learn the causes and details of the American Revolutionary war from Concord and Lexington to Yorktown with free streaming videos from Have Fun with History. Topics include: The Boston Tea Party 1173, Lexington and Concord, Americans:1776, The Revolutionary War, Sea Power during the Revolutionary War and MORE!

History.com: Military History - American Revolution: EXCELLENT videos with historical information about the American Revolution

History.com: American Revolution History Videos

How Stuff Works: American Revolution: Informational sites about the American Revolution some of which include videos

Introduction to the American Revolutionary War: Historical facts and graphics

Jump Back in Time: American Revolution: Brought to you from the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., the largest library in the world and the nation's library; Designed with young readers in mind; Facts and information about the American Revolution

KidPort: The American Revolution: Facts and information for students about the events, people, and places of the American Revolution

Liberty: Chronicle of the American Revolution: Headlines, timelines, resource material and related topics---a potpourri of information on the American Revolution. Picture this: Daily Life in the Colonies, the Global Village, and a Military point-of-view

Major Events of the American Revolution

The Road to Independence: A New Colonial System -- Stamp Act -- Taxation Without Representation - Townshend Acts-- Samuel Adams -- Boston "Tea Party" -- The Coercive Acts -The Revolution Begins -- Common Sense and Independence -- Defeats and Victories- Franco-American Alliance -- The British Move South -- Victory and Independence Loyalists During the American Revolution

Spy Letters of the American Revolution: A fascinating Web site about the American Revolution. The site offers a set of primary source letters written by spies on both sides of the conflict, plus the stories surrounding them. Learn about the methods that secret agents used to encode and hide their information

Tour of the American Revolutionary War: Causes, battles, and biographies, writings, links



American Revolutionary War Trivia

American Revolutionary War Trivia

*The American Revolutionary War was also known as the Seven Years War.

The American Revolutionary War was known as "American War of Independence".

* The "shot heard 'round the world" refers to the first time colonists and British troops engaged in battle - the Battles of Lexington and Concord.

*George III was the British King during the war.

* France supplied military support during the American Revolutionary Way.

American Revolutionary War Trivia --- BATTLES

*There were hundreds of battles during the American Revolutionary War.

*George Washington was the commander-in-chief of all American armies during the American Revolutionary War.

*Valley Forge was the location where George Washington and the Continental Army spent the winter of 1777-1778 during the American War for Independence.

* General Cornwallis surrendered to General Washington at the Battle of Yorktown. That was the last battle of the war; however, fighting continued for two more years until the Paris Peace Treaty of 1783.

*The Battle of Bunker Hill was not fought on Bunker Hill, but rather Breed's Hill.

*One signers to the Paris Peace Treaty of 1783 was Benjamin Franklin.

American Revolutionary War Trivia --- BLACK SOLDIERS

What mattered most to the African Americans who fought during the Revolutionary War was an opportunity to gain their freedom. Those who joined the was joined the side which they felt would eventually provide them with freedom.

Crispus Attucks, a black man, was the first person to be shot and killed during the American Revolutionary War.

American Revolutionary War Trivia --- CAUSES

#There were many leading causes that lead to the American Revolutionary War.

*The British passed the so called Navigational Acts which stated the colonists just only with Britain.

*The British also passed a tax on Sugar Act 1764 making so the colonists had pay tax on sugar.

The Boston Massacre took place on March 5, 1770. A riot took place and British soldiers shot 5 people dead.

*The Stamp Act of 1765 was one of the leading causes of the Revolutionary War as it taxed newspapers and official documents.

The Townshed Act of 1767 placed on the colonists taxed imported goods.

*In 1773, a group of men disguised as Indians boarded the ships and dumped all the tea in the harbor to protest the Tea Act which gave a British company the right sell tea and put a tax on it. This Boston Tea Party was one of the leading causes of the American Revolutionary War.

*After the Boston Tea Party the British passed the Intolerable Acts which placed restrictions on the colonists including outlawing town meetings and the closing of Boston Harbor.

American Revolutionary War Trivia --- IMPORTANT PEOPLE

*There were many People Important to the American Revolution

*George III was the British King during the war.

*Paul Revere, known for awakening people in his "midnight ride" to warn them about the arrival of the British, was eventually captured by British soldiers and later released.

*George Washington was the commander-in-chief of all American armies during the American Revolutionary War.

*John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and John Jay, all signed the Paris Peace Treaty of 1783.

*Benedict Arnold became a traitor after George Washington was made Commander of the Continental Army during the Revolution because he did not think he was getting credit for his contributions to the war.

*Betsy Ross made the decision to create the five pointed stars on the American flag because it was an easier to create a five star with scissors rather than the more difficult six star.

*Thomas Jefferson was head of the committee that wrote the Declaration of Independence. John Adams, and many others signed the Declaration of Independence.

American Revolutionary War Trivia --- WOMEN IN THE WAR

Many women served in the American Revolutionary War.

*Mary McCauley Hays, also known at "Molly Pitcher" went to the battlefield with her husband William and distributed water to the Continental troops.

*Deborah Sampson who fought in the Revolutionary War was not know to be a woman until she came down with a fever and was examined by a doctor. She was the "honorably" discharged from the army.

*Betsy Ross made the decision to create the five pointed stars on the American flag because it was an easier to create a five star with scissors rather than the more difficult six star.



American History Calendar

American History Calendar: A calendar site showing American history in a unique way: through a user-friendly web calendar. Birthdays of important people in American history and important events in American history can be viewed; interactive - browse through it and display details on a specific person or event. A printer friendly version of the calendar is also available.


American History Museum

Smithsonian National Museum of American History Search Engine: Discover history through objects, photographs, interactive timelines: Complete archived collections - excellent!


The History Channel

The History Channel: Each month the History Channel takes new explorations into the past and puts them on display for you, utilizing state-of-the-art interactive technology; listen to speeches drawn from the most famous broadcasts and recordings of the Twentieth Century. The History Channel Time Machine brings you to a different speech every day; trivia quiz; fact of the day; games.


U.S. History Images

U.S. History Images: What better way to learn about and appreciate the history of the United States than through viewing the illustrations of artists from the last century and a half! The images are all in the public domain and are free for anyone to use in any way after viewing the Terms of Use. This website is a work in progress and new images are always being added. Present topics for images include: Life in the Colonies, Colonial Patriots, Native Americans, Native American Culture, The Age of Exploration, and Explorers


Educational American History Powerpoints

Educational American History Videos

Links to Other History Sites that Might also Contain Information about the History of the American Revolution

Archiving Early America: A wealth of resources about 18th Century America, original newspapers, maps, writings, biographies - including VIDEOS

History of the United States Complete Historical Archive: Directory listed in alphabetical order by events

History Place: American Revolution, Civil War, featured articles, history of the U.S.A.


Reference Sites to Help in Your Research

American Memory Learning Page of the Library of Congress: Historical collections of photographs, documents, motion pictures, and sound recordings about American culture and history - SEARCHABLE by keyword

Biographies of Famous People Both Past and Present: - SEARCHABLE by keyword

The Biographic Dictionary: Covers more than 33,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day- SEARCHABLE by keyword

Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Encyclopedia Smithsonian features answers to frequently asked questions about the Smithsonian and links to Smithsonian resources from A to Z

Information Please: On-Line Dictionary; Encyclopedia; Almanac, and MORE

Who2: Find famous people biographies fast! This site also lists links to more information about each person. - SEARCHABLE by keyword



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