American Revolution


Boston Tea Party

Betsy Ross

Colonial Hall: biographies of the Founders

Explore the World of early America Early American historical documents, firsts, biographies, and milestone events, including The Whiskey Rebellion, the Declaration of Arms, the Paris Peace Treaty of 1783, the Northwest Ordinance,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.

Journey Toward Freedom Lots of information here, from photos of Washington's Crossing to interactive games (check out Fun Zone) on the colonial period.Click on Infopedia for the tour, for an essay on the major battles, a map, recipes for colonial cooking, and more!

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

Virtual Marching Tour of the American Revolution

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.

Amusements in Colonial New England Information about toys and games used by the colonists.

Colonial Williamsburg

America Military History Online: The American Revolution  An online school's list of links to various Revolution sites (some repeated from above, but several unique sites too).