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Women in the American Revolution

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http://rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/women_american_revolution/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Everyone's heard of Paul Revere, George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and Peyton Randolph, but who knows about Molly Pitcher, Penelope Barker, Esther Reed, or Patience Wright? Well, if you haven't, you've come to the right place. Standard 3.4.6 and 5.6.3

Comments: There are activities to support the content of this Virtual Museum.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3497

American Revolution

http://www.americanrevolution.org

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site houses a number of primary sources and also provides many links to other relevant sites. Visit the art gallery to view paintings, and don't miss the links to music of the period. Standards 5.5.0, 5.6.0, 8.1.3, and 11.1.2

Comments: This site is a great place to begin any research project relating to the American Revolution.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 200

American Revolution Home Page

http://www.americanrevwar.homestead.com/files/Index2.htm

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Description: Explore the American Revolution and its causes at this award winning site. Learn about the prelude to war in 1763, the end of compromise, a timeline of the Revolution, the Founding Fathers, patriots, generals, battles, African Americans, and more. Written by amateur historian, Ron McGranahan. Standard 5.5.1, 5.5.4, 5.6.0, 5.6.1 and 5.6.3

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3666

American Revolution Timeline

http://www.kidport.com/RefLib/UsaHistory/AmericanRevolution/AmerRevolution.htm#Timeline

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are hyperlinked timelines of American Revolutionary history. Divided by date range, the 1756-1774 timeline links to the French and Indian War and the taxation acts passed by the British parliament. The subsequent timelines link to descriptions of battles through the establishment of the Articles of Confederation. Standards 5.5.1, 5.5.3, 5.6.1, 5.6.2, and 8.1.3

Comments: This is an easy-to-understand outline of the American Revolution by the Kidsport Reference Library.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 197

American War of Independence: The Rebels and the Redcoats

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/state/empire/rebels_redcoats_01.shtml

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This BBC site provides a fascinating description of the American Revolution from a British perspective. It links to articles about the war, a timeline, biographies of William Pitt and George the III, and a multimedia presentation on weapons throughout history. Standard 5.6.1

Comments: It would be fun to compare this description to the one in your textbook.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 205

Biographies of the American Revolution

http://www.multied.com/bio/RevoltBIOS/INDEX.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are brief biographies of over 120 men and women who were part of history at the time of the American Revolution. Both British and Americans are listed but also some of the French and Polish leaders. Standard 5.6.0

Comments: This is a good place to begin research on people of the American Revolution.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 389

Black Loyalists: Our History, Our People

http://collections.ic.gc.ca/blackloyalists/index.htm

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Description: This site explores an untold story of how Canada became the home of the first settlements of free blacks outside Africa after the American Revolution. The British were badly outnumbered in their fight against the American colonists so in 1775 Lord Dunmore, governor of Virginia colony, issued a proclamation promising freedom to all able bodied men in exchange for service in the British Army. After the Revolution these freed men and their families went to Nova Scotia, Canada, to start a new life. Standards 5.6.7 and 8.1.3

Comments: This site was developed by the Black Loyalist museum in Nove Scotia.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 405

Chronicle of the Revolution

http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/chronicle.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Pick a battle from the American Revolution and find out about the people and events that happened there. There are wonderful primary sources and pictures at this site. Standard 5.6.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 658

Declaring Independence - Drafting the Documents

http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/declara/declara1.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This exhibition from the Library of Congress has a chronology of events, pictures and a description of each draft of the Declaration of Independence. Standards 8.1.2, 5.5.3, and 10.2.2

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Resource ID: 913

George Washington

http://www.history.org/Almanack/people/washhdr.cfm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: A George Washington biography, a description of his time in Williamsburg, and an excerpt from the book Duel in the Wilderness. Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, 5.5.4, and 5.6.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1362

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