THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
American Revolution was one of the most significant events to take place
throughout the course of American history.
The war that took place between
American Revolution Revolutionary War
Midnight Ride Benjamin Franklin
John Adams John Hancock
Thomas Jefferson Continental Army
Stamp Act Taxation without Representation
Common Sense Patrick Henry
King George III
Thirteen Colonies Treaty of Paris
Thomas Paine Common Sense
186-199 (Colonial History)
199 (French and Indian War)
201-298 (The American Revolution)
300-453 (American Revolution to the Civil War)
302 (Collected Works of American Statesmen)
303-309 (1775-1789, The Confederation)
310-337 (Constitutional Period, 1789-1809)
311-320 (Washington’s Presidency, 1789-1797)
1. The Revolutionary World: A Journey Towards Freedom
In addition to providing a fun
zone for kids, this site provides users with an overview of the American
Revolution and provides an illustrated tour of Valley Forge and
2. The Account of the Declaration:
This website allows users the opportunity to learn more about the man who drafted the Declaration of Independence through the use of his personal writings.
3. Timeline for the American Revolution
This website provides users with an in-depth timeline of events during the course of the Revolutionary War between the years of 1765 to 1786.
This comprehensive website presents a detailed chronicle of the revolution and student users can play “The Road to Revolution” game.
5. The Patriot Resource
This website provides users with an overview of the battles fought, relevant documents, historic landmarks, important people, and a detailed timeline of the revolution.
6. RevWar ‘75
This website provides students with a wealth of information pertaining to all aspects of the Revolutionary War including people, events, and important documents.
7. Spy Letters of the American Revolution (From the Collections of the Clements
This collection allows viewers to read the correspondence of both patriot and loyalist spies during the American Revolution and to view their biographies and pictures. The site also includes the various routes of the letters and secret methods and techniques.
8. The Paul Revere House
On this site, students with a
particular interest in Paul Revere will be able to learn all about the man who
made that famous Midnight Ride. The
site includes the real story of
9. Declaration of
On this site, students will be able to view the papers that were sent to King George in 1776 declaring the freedom of the thirteen colonies.
10. Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, 1764-1775
(From the Library of Congress)
These documents provided by the
Library of Congress allow users to learn more about the various acts and laws
11. Revolutionary War Quotes
Users of this site can either look up or browse thousands of quotes spoken by politicians, soldiers, or civilians during the course of the war.
12. The American Revolution- People of the Revolutionary War
This site provides a wealth of information for students on the founding fathers, African Americans in the Revolutionary War, American Indians in the American Revolution as well as the Daughters of the American Revolution.
13. The Papers of George Washington (From the
Collections of the
This collection allows users to
view the personal writings and correspondence of George Washington during his
various posts including Commander of the Continental Army as well as president
14. History of the American Revolution
This vast site offers users the complete history of the American Revolution with several easy-to-navigate subject guides.
15. Flags of the American Revolution
This site allows users to view all of the American flags used during the war by the colonists.
Bigelow, Barbara C. The American Revolution Almanac, 2000.
This almanac set is composed of twelve chapters that cover the years leading up to the war, the war itself, and the years following the wars completion. The almanac also includes a timeline, illustrations, a glossary of terms, and a list of fun and educational activities for kids.
Boatner, Mark Mayo. Encyclopedia of the American Revolution, 1966.
This encyclopedia offers a comprehensive overview of the war including its major battles and participants and offers an extensive trivia section.
Fremont-Barnes, Gregory & Ryerson, Richard. The Encyclopedia of the American Revolutionary
War: A Political, Social, and Military History, 2006.
This encyclopedia set covers the political, social, and military history of the American Revolution. The A-Z entries cover the time between the French and Indian War to the presidency of George Washington and includes over 50 maps and 20 pages of glossary terms.
Fremont-Barnes, Gregory & Ryerson, Richard. American Revolutionary War: A Student
This encyclopedia is designed especially for students and covers the causes, course, and consequences of the Revolutionary War.
Karapalides, Harry J. Dates of the American Revolution: Who, What, and Where in the
War for Independence, 1998.
This book was designed as a quick reference for an American Revolution researcher and serves as a chronological list of events beginning with the accession of King George to the death of George Washington.
Marshall, Douglas W. Campaigns of the American Revolution: An Atlas of Manuscript
This atlas pays attention to the various campaigns conducted throughout the war by both British and American armies.
Mays, Terry M. Historical Dictionary of the American Revolution, 1999.
This dictionary includes over 1,100 entries varying from significant people, important battles, and historic documents.
Mollo, John. Uniforms of the American Revolution in Color, 1975.
This book examines the various uniforms used throughout the war by both the British and the Americans. The book also pays attention to weaponry and national flags.
Murfin, James V. National Park Service Guide to the Historic Places of the American Revolution,
This guide from the National Park Service features some of the most prominent battlefields and attractions of the American Revolution and discusses each location’s significance.
Symonds, Craig L. A Battlefield Atlas of the American Revolution, 1986.
This battlefield atlas allows readers the opportunity to visualize the battles they are researching by breaking down the battles in an easy-to-understand fashion.
1. My Brother Sam Is Dead, Christopher Collier & James Lincoln Collier, 1974.
2. The Fighting Ground, Avi, 1984.
3. George Washington’s Socks, Elvira Woodruff, 1993.
Guns for George Washington,
5. Toliver’s Secret, Esther Wood Brady, 1976.
6. Johnny Tremain, Esther Forbes, 1943.
7. Mr. Revere and I, Robert Lawson, 1988.
Ben Franklin of Old
9. Traitor: The Case of Benedict Arnold, Jean Fritz, 1981.
10. The Keeping Room, Anna Meyers, 1997.
11. Love Thy Neighbor: the Tory Diary of Prudence Emerson, Ann Turner, 2003.
12. The Scarlet Stockings Spy, Trinka Hakes Noble, 2004.
13. Betrayal at Cross Creek, Kathleen Ernst, 2004.
14. The Hollow Tree, Janet Louise Swoboda Lunn, 2000.
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