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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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This LibGuide was adapted from the Lane and Madiosn School. American Revolution topics:


  • George Washington
  • Paul Revere
  • King George III
  • Molly Pitcher
  • Martha Washington
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Sam Adams
  • Samuel Prescott
  • Dr. Warren
  • John Adams
  • Phyllis Wheatley

Key Events:

  • The Stamp Act
  • Intolerable Acts
  • Boston Massacre
  • Boston Tea Party
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord
  • Battle of Trenton and Washington's crossing of the Delaware
  • Paul Revere's Ride
  • Valley Forge
  • Yorktown

Historical Documents

  • Declaration of Independence
  • Treaty of Paris
  • Olive Branch Petition

We welcome you to explore the resources included in the LibGuide using the links and information attached.

Primary Sources of the American Revolution

Museum of the American Revolution 

View artwork, objects, and printed words from the American Revolution.

Ben's Guide to the Declaration of Independence 1776 

Join Ben Franklin as he explores the Declaration of Independence.

American Revolution History

Click the link above to become an expert about the history of the American Revolution.


Thirteen Colonies

13 colonies

American Revolution: Cause and Effect - Brief description of events that helped cause the American Revolution and the effect of the war.

Liberty The American Revolution - PBS site with information and game

Battle Map of the American Revolution - Interactive activity showing where the battles of Lexington and Concord as well as other battles took place.



Inside the 13 colonies

Social Studies for Kids  A collection of websites detailing what life was like in each of the 13 colonies.

Fast Facts of the American Revolution

A quick American Revolution summary of who, what, where, when and why.


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