In Massachusetts, the patriot army was growing. Thousands of rebels poured into England ready to drive the British out of the colonies, and more specifically, out of Boston. Learn how the Battle of Bunker Hill helped with this goal.
The British were to find that 1775 was a disastrous year for the Redcoats and this battle is one of the reasons why.
A brief history of the battle is described.
The Battle at Yorktown and the war's end--click here for more information.
Read about one of the milestones in the war against the British.
Boston Tea Party
Brief description of the cause for the Boston Tea Party.
Committees of Correspondence
In March of 1773, twenty-nine year old Dabney Carr rose from his seat in the Virginia House of Burgesses and proceeded to change the world. Find out how everything changed!
Helped spread news about what when on in colonial times.
PBS chronicles the revolution.
Describes the purpose of this congress.
Declaration of Independence
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…--this is one of the reasons you should learn more about the Declaration of Independence.
Click here to learned who signed the declaration.
Meet iconic figures in the the war of independence, known as the American Revolution.
Meet the important people of the American Revolution.
Read the biographies of the people that shaped important events of the revolutionary war.
PBS presents the American Revolution.
Links to American Revolution research.
Links for American Revolution research.
Tells what the Stamp Act is and why it came about.
Designed to collect revenue from the colonists in America.
Read about this special group of fighting men.
Music and Art
View paintings depicting the American Revolution.
Listen to the tunes that were transcribed from the actual book "Fiddle Tunes From the American Revolution."
View photos of what the actual soldiers would of looked like during the war.
Petitions & Proclamations
Represents the final effort of the American Colonists to have their conditions ameliorated and the differences between themselves and the Mother Country settled amicably.
They made one last attempt to find a peaceful end to the revolution--click here for more info.
Detailed description of the Proclamation. Prohibited the colonists from buying certain lands.