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American Revolution



The American Revolution At a Glance
The American Revolution was a glorious period in our history. The Patriots demonstrated the tremendous courage and wisdom needed to face and defeat one of the world's most powerful nations. Let's begin the excellent adventure of our path toward freedom!

The Boston Massacre

The Boston Tea Party

It all began in

Signing the
Declaration of Independence
in Philadelphia

Benjamin Franklin and others.

John Hancock signed the Declaration boldly!

Patriot Flag

British Flag

Brave Battles

General George Washington
led the troops.

Fife and drums kept the troops marching.

Mercy Otis Warren

John Adams

U.S. Constitution under debate.

Below are Videos and sites for
Activities and Information
For best viewing, please turn off this page's music.

Liberty: The American Revolution, Episode 1

Episode 2

Episode 3

Episode 4

Episode 5

Episode 6

Ben Franklin Movie

George Washington Movie

Paul Revere's Ride Movie

Shot Heard Round the World Movie

Declaring Independence Movie

Molly Pitcher Movie

Virtual Marching Tour of the Revolutionary War

Spies of the American Revolution

Simplified Overview of the War Years

Our America Colonial Period

American Revolution clip art

WebQuest about the American Revolution

Maps of the Revolution

American Presidency

Biographies of Revolutionary War figures

Colonial Williamsburg

Paul Revere

Paul Revere's House

Battle of Bunker Hill

The background music is
Midi arranged by Thomas N. Thurston

Graphics created by

This site created and maintained by
Deborah Thonus © 2002-2011



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