American Revolution

Scavenger Hunt (Word Document) Mrs. Richards



The American Revolution
Event by event you can find out what happened during the Revolution.

The Declaration of Independence
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.

Early America
Great sites

Kids' Page at Valley Forge
You may not have thought of George Washinton as a particularly fun guy. You will after visiting this site! (Also some serious history pages as well.) [Note: site blocked by some filters because humans are injured.]


The story of the American Revolution---two and a half decades of debate and rebellion, war and peace. It begins in the aftermath of the French and Indian War and ends with the creation of the Constitution. Multimedia.


The Life of George Washington -- The Movie
This 35-minute internet film spans the illustrious career of George Washington from his birth at Bridges Creek, Virginia, to his death at Mount Vernon. Helps to have a high-speed connection.


Paul Revere House
We visited this house when my daughter was 10. She asked and found out that the house had no barn, and Paul had borrowed a horse for his famous ride, and could not re-enter to Boston to return it.


Paul Revere's Ride
Listen my children and you shall hear
Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere.


Revolutionary War
On this site you can see the major events leading up to and over the course of the American Revolutionary War. Teachers Guide available.


A Revolutionary Webquest
Key events, people, battles, and more vignettes mostly from an encyclopedia or two.


Sybil Ludington
There is no extravagance in comparing her ride with that of Paul Revere and its midnight message. By daybreak, thanks to her daring, nearly the whole regiment was mustered before her father's house at Fredricksburgh, and an hour or two later was on the march for vengeance on the raiders.


Virtual Marching Tour of the American Revolutionary War
The Philadelphia Campaign of the American Revolotionary War. Come follow along!