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Online Sources:


The American Revolution – The Making of America and her Independence http://www.americanrevolution.com/. This site provides you with a complete history of the American Revolution and the Revolutionary War including documents, biographies, and a chat forum.

The History Place – American Revolution http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/index.html This site provides accurate timelines of events that took place before, during and after the American Revolution.

The National Archive Experience: Charters of Freedom http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/charters.html This link provides you with digital images from the National Archives in Washington D.C.. Here you can find uploaded images of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and many other primary sources related to the American Revolution.

Maps of the American Revolution from the Hargrett Library Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the University of Georgia http://www.libs.uga.edu/darchive/hargrett/maps/revamer.html

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School: 18 th Century Documents http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/18th.htm

Excellent source to view Primary Source Documents from the American Revolution.
Kid Info – American Revolution http://www.kidinfo.com/American_History/American_Revolution.html

The American Revolution.org http://www.theamericanrevolution.org/
Another excellent website that displays information on battles, people, documents, events and has a timeline.

Liberty!: The American Revolution http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/
A website from the Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) that includes a teacher's guide, games, and resources.

Library of Congress: American Memory - The American Revolution and Its Era http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/armhtml/armhome.html
A great site for easy access to maps, charts, and military battles.

Primary Documents in American History: The American Revolution and the New Nation, 1763-1815
http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/NewNation.html
History is dependent upon primary records. This website will display all of those memorable documents such as the
Declaration of Independence and the Treaty of Paris that were so critical to the events of the American Revolution.


See a variety of short video clips about the Revolutionary War
Created by a teacher - to sure of the quality - more like slideshows