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The American Revolution

The American Revolution

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The American Revolution Websites

First-Hand Perspectives

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School contains several primary-source documents from both the colonists and Parliament during the revolutionary era.

Visualizing Independence

The audiovisual holdings on the American Revolution in the National Archives provide a diverse array of images, from contemporary engravings, paintings, and later images that show how the Revolution was mythologized in American memory.

Fighting for Independence

The U.S. Army website includes an online history detailing the military component of the American Revolution.

The Struggle for Liberty

PBS has produced a companion website to its Liberty! series on the American Revolution.

Resources on the Revolutionary Era

PBS, Michigan State, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Humanities & Social Sciences Online have partnered together in order to create a very comprehensive site with further internet references, discussion threads, teaching tools, essays, and book reviews.

The Basis for Revolution, and Its Beginnings

A range of primary sources on the Revolution—and the philosophical inspirations for it—are available from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

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