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Primary Sources on the American Revolution

Primary Sources on the American Revolution

August 12, 2016
The Architect of the Capitol In 1776, a year after anti-British hostility had erupted into war, the leaders of the American Colonies declared…

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Fun Facts about the American Revolution

Fun Facts about the American Revolution

August 5, 2016
Boston Tea Party Facts - 60 Facts! Boston Tea Party Fact 1 The Boston Tea Party took place on Thursday December 16, 1773 Boston Tea Party Fact…

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Facts on the American Revolution

Facts on the American Revolution

August 2, 2016
A society of patriotic ladies, at Edenton in North Carolina. Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, 1775 March 25. Library of Congress. The…

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People of the American Revolution

People of the American Revolution

July 30, 2016
Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals…

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American traitor in the Revolution

American traitor in the Revolution

July 12, 2016
Crime Black’s Law Dictionary defines “treason” as ”attempting to overthrow the government of the state to which one owes allegiance, either by…

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Immediate Causes of the American Revolution

Immediate Causes of the American Revolution

July 5, 2016
The causes of the American Revolution are many and involve commercial, ideological, and political factors. Some of these causes can be traced…

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American Revolution Causes and Effects

American Revolution Causes and Effects

June 30, 2016
Motto of the French Revolution Determining the cause and effect in the French Revolution is not a simple matter. Like all wars and revolutions…

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American Revolution YouTube Videos

American Revolution YouTube Videos

June 19, 2016
DAR Photo Galleries DAR Headquarters Buildings The National Society Headquarters Buildings-Memorial Continental Hall, Constitution Hall, and…

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French General in the American Revolution

French General in the American Revolution

June 18, 2016
And the Winning of American Independence The ink was barely dry on the Treaty of Paris in 1763 before the French foreign ministry began planning…

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Why the American Revolution began?

Why the American Revolution began?

June 16, 2016
The British colonists of mainland North America had great hopes for the future in 1763, when the Peace of Paris formally ended the Seven Years’…

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American Revolution simulation

American Revolution simulation

May 13, 2016
This is the first installment of a five part series showcasing the evolution of The Comparative Media Studies Program’s thinking about Serious…

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Causes of the American Revolution Quiz

Causes of the American Revolution Quiz

April 12, 2016
Amid Fourth of July parades and fireworks, I found myself asking this: why do we call this day ‘Independence Day’ rather than ‘Revolution Day?’…

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What Year did the American Revolution Start?

What Year did the American Revolution Start?

March 13, 2016
Undefined Updated . The American Revolution began in 1775 as open conflict between the united thirteen colonies and Great Britain. By the Treaty…

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South Carolina in the American Revolution

South Carolina in the American Revolution

February 10, 2016
South Carolina, like her sister colony to the north, saw the rise of partisan groups over the years before the outbreak of fighting with Britain…

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Benjamin Franklin in the American Revolution

Benjamin Franklin in the American Revolution

June 3, 2012
By Janelle Pavao Although Benjamin Franklin was not a soldier, his diplomacy secured French support during the Revolutionary War. This biography…

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American Revolution shot heard round the world

American Revolution shot heard round the world

August 25, 2014
The Shot Heard Round The World: Battle Breaks Out At Lexington Engraving of the Battle of Lexington. April 19, 1775. New York Public Library…

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Radicalism of the American Revolution

Radicalism of the American Revolution

August 5, 2015
The American Revolution is traditionally thought of as a rather conservative affair, a bourgeois revolt against imperious royal rule that kept…

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American Revolution British Army

American Revolution British Army

May 4, 2012
AMERICANREVOLUTION.ORG SOLDIER of the KING re-printed from The Valley Compatriot Oct/Nov 1994 Donald Norman Moran, editor We in the SAR have…

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Canada and the American Revolution

Canada and the American Revolution

February 27, 2015
Long Answer: Twenty-some years before the American Revolution (1754), which was just before the Seven Years War, this is what the map of British…

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Articles on the American Revolution

Articles on the American Revolution

December 19, 2013
While many Americans learn that the Revolutionary War began with the writing of the Declaration of Independence, historian Kevin Phillips makes…

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Pre American Revolution Timeline

Pre American Revolution Timeline

August 3, 2013
Paul Revere Goes for a Ride April 16 Dr. Joseph Warren asks Paul Revere to prepare to go to Lexington to warn Hancock and Adams if the British…

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Black soldiers in the American Revolution

Black soldiers in the American Revolution

December 7, 2013
(Editor s note: This story uses the term black as opposed to African-American. America itself was only beginning to emerge as an identity during…

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Results of the American Revolution

Results of the American Revolution

June 5, 2014
Also shows Bay and Cul de Sac Royal. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Differs slightly from the map of Fort Royal in London…

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Chronology of the American Revolution

Chronology of the American Revolution

June 24, 2011
1763 – The Treaty of Paris ended the Seven Years War (French and Indian War). France, in defeat, gave up most claims to North American territory…

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