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The American Revolution

The American Revolution

Current Events & Pop Culture

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching the American Revolution Teacher Pass


Teaching the American Revolution Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
  • Reading Quizzes
  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Current Events & Pop Culture


Philadelphia, Then and Now

This NPR story discusses what Philadelphia was like in the days of the American Revolution, and how it didn't fit William Penn's vision for it.