American Revolution


Boston Tea Party

Betsy Ross

Colonial Hall: biographies of the Founders

The American Revolution- Overview from the Library of Congress 

John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British American Relations- More information from the Library of Congress 

Explore the World of early America- Early American historical documents, firsts, biographies, and milestone events, including The Whiskey Rebellion, the Declaration of Arms, the Paris Peace Treaty of 1783, the Northwest Ordinance, and Jays Treaty, as seen through the newspapers and media of the time.

Religion and the Founding of the American Republic- Library of Congress site showing how religious concerns helped lead to the founding of the United States.

The Charters of Freedom- An in depth look at the Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights, and Constitution, and biographies of the 55 signers.

American Revolution: the History Place- Extensive timeline of events from early Colonial period up through the Revolution, with clickable links to images, further explanations of key terms, and transcripts of documents.

Liberty! The American Revolution- series from PBS is explained in this site, with pages on daily life in the colonies, newspaper headlines of major events, a comparison of the soldiers for both sides, and what was going on around the world at the same time as our revolution.

Colonial House- Interactive history from PBS. 

Spy Letters of the Revolution- Discover the stories behind some of the spies during the American Revolution.

Virtual Marching Tour of the American Revolution- Information on battles of the Revolutionary War. 

13 Originals- Short summaries of the founding and expansion of the colonies. An animation of the boundaries of the contiguous United States from 1650 to the present included.

Colonial Williamsburg- Resources and information about colonial times and Williamsburg in particular.