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Last Updated: Nov 25, 2014
American Revolutionary War (1775- 1783)
The American Revolutionary War
England's colonies in North America -- Paying the cost of war -- Trouble in Boston -- The Revolution begins-- Fighting for independence-- The Battles of Trenton and Princeton -- The Battle of Saratoga -- End of the war -- The new nation.
Rabble Rousers: 20 Women Who Made a Difference
Ann Lee: mother of the American shakers -- Frances Wright: passionate patriot -- Emma Hart Willard: equal opportunity educator -- Sojourner Truth: preaching truth and teaching freedom -- Mary Ann Shadd Cary: abolitionist activist -- Elizabeth Cady Stanton: revolutionary in petticoats -- Susan B. Anthony: champion of woman suffrage
|Liberty Kids #1 The Boston Tea Party
Benjamin Franklin enlists the help of young people to record the happenings leading up to and during the Revolution for his newspaper the Pennsylvania Gazette. First, there is James Hiller, a patriot who tends to act before he thinks and is, at times, too quick a judge in his search for American heroes. Next is Henri, a French orphan who's only quest is for food. Lastly, a young woman named Sarah Phillips joins the team; the daughter of an ex-English general with strong views opposing slavery. Together, they travel the colonies witnessing the sacrifices made for freedom. Summary Written by Max Vaughn
The kids think they've spotted a sea monster in New York Harbor, but it turns out to be a submersible craft invented by David Bushnell. James talks his way into the first mission for the new submarine, which fails in its attempt to sink a ship but does do damage that weakens the British blockade of the harbor.
Sarah and James travel to Boston to deliver a message to Patriot leader Dr. Joseph Warren and end up riding with the famous messengers so that they can write about it for the paper.
Great Women of the American Revolution
Publication Date: 2005-01-01
Contents Woman during wartime -- Few rights, many duties -- Home front -- Close to battle -- Soliders and spies -- Daring messengers -- War of words -- Political power
Discusses the role women played during the American Revolution, both at home and on the battlefield.
The Black Regiment of the American Revolution
The heroism of America's first Black Regiment during the Revolutionary War is well documented by author Linda Crotta Brennan. Artist Cheryl Kirk Noll complements Brennan's text with large, colorful, detailed illustrations.
The Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence -- Taxation without representation -- The Sons of Liberty -- The Townshend Acts -- The Boston Massacre -- The Boston Tea Party -- The Intolerable acts -- The First Continental Congress -- The battles of Lexington and Concord -- The Second Continental Congress -- The Declaration Committee -- The War of Independence is over -- The signers of the Declaration -- Preserving the Declaration of Independence -- Time line -- Glossary
Captured -- Apollos Rivoire -- Young Paul -- Silversmith -- Off to war -- Sons of Liberty -- Boston Massacre -- Boston Tea Party -- Spying -- Warning the colonies -- Off to war again -- New business -- Remembering Paul Revere.
The Crossing: How George Washington Saved the American Revolution
Publication Date: 2010
"Presents an account of a landmark event in American history in which a future first U.S. president emerges as a military leader while working to transform a ragtag army into an effective fighting force" --From publisher
Key People of the Revolutionary War
Publication Date: 2011
Why did we fight the Revolutionary War? -- Who were the important American patriots during the Revolution? -- Who came from foreign countries to help the patriots? -- Who were the important British and loyalists during the Revolution? -- Who were the important women of the Revolution? -- Timeline -- Glossary.