Research Links

Here are sites approved by Mr. Walker as safe and full of accurate information on the American Revolution. If you find a good site that is not here, let Mr. Walker know; after he approves it, it will be added here. This page is designed to help you quickly find good information on the American Revolution so that you can focus on your writing.

Encyclopedias Online

Encyclopedia.com

Infoplease Encyclopedia

General Reference

Columbia Encyclopedia: American Revolution

Infoplease Timeline 1600-1799

Infoplease: The Revolutionary War

Dictionary of American History: Independence

Oxford Companion to United States History: Revolutionary War

West's Encyclopedia of American Law: War of Independence

The History Place

American Revolution.org

Kidport Reference Library: The American Revolution

History Central.com

The American Revolution Home Page

CyberSleuth Kids: The American Revolution

American Revolution Chronology

America During the Age of the Revolution

Quick Revolutionary War Tour 1765-1777

Kid Info: American Revolution

Liberty! The American Revolution

KidsKonnect.com: The American Revolution

Social Studies for Kids: The American Revolutionary War

Albany Plan of Union

Dictionary of American History: Albany Plan
Columbia Encyclopedia: Albany Congress

Articles of Confederation

Columbia Encyclopedia Articles of Confederation
Oxford Companion to United States History: Articles of Confederation
History Place: Articles of Confederation

Battle of Bunker Hill (Breed's Hill)

Columbia Encyclopedia: battle of Bunker Hill
Department of Military Science: Battle of Breed's Hill / Bunker Hill

Battle of Lexington and Concord

Columbia Encyclopedia: battles of Lexington and Concord
Department of Military Science: Battle of Lexington and Concord
Battle of Lexington, American and British Accounts

Battle of Saratoga

Columbia Encyclopedia: Saratoga campaign
Department of Military Science: Battle of Saratoga
Battle of Saratoga

Battle of Yorktown

Oxford Companion to United States History: Yorktown Campaign
Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military: Battle of Yorktown
Oxford Companion to American Military History: Battle of Guilford Courthouse

Boston Massacre

Columbia Encyclopedia: Boston Massacre
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History: Boston Massacre
Oxford Companion to British History: Boston 'massacre'
Department of Military Science: Boston Massacre
The Boston Massacre Trial of 1770

Boston Tea Party

Columbia Encyclopedia: Boston Tea Party
History Place: Boston Tea Party
Department of Military Science: Boston Tea Party

Committees of Correspondence

Dictionary of American History: Committees of Correspondence
Oxford Companion to United States History: Committees of Correspondence
Revolutionary War, Espionage and Intelligence
United States Intelligence, History
Infoplease Dictionary: Committee of Correspondence

Common Sense

Dictionary of American History: Common Sense
West's Encyclopedia of American Law: Common Sense
History Place: Common Sense
Infoplease Classics: Common Sense

Continental Congress

Columbia Encyclopedia: Continental Congress
Oxford Companion to United States History: Continental Congress
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History: Continental Congress (Second)
Infoplease: The Early Congresses
Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress
Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of taking up Arms
Liberty Online: Declaration of Rights (1774)

Declaration of Independence

Columbia Encyclopedia: Declaration of Independence
World Encyclopedia: Declaration of Independence
History Place: Declaration of Independence
US History.org: Declaration of Independence
Infoplease: Declaration of Independence
Declaring Independence: Drafting the Documents
Archiving Early America: Declaration of Independence

Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts)

Columbia Encyclopedia: Intolerable Acts
Department of Military Science: The Intolerable or Coercive Acts
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History: Intolerable Acts
Infoplease: Quebec Act, 1774

Sons of Liberty

Columbia Encyclopedia: Sons of Liberty
Oxford Companion to United States History: Sons of Liberty
Dictionary of American History: Sons of Liberty

Stamp Act

Columbia Encyclopedia: Stamp Act
West's Encyclopedia of American Law: Stamp Act
Dictionary of American History: Stamp Act Congress
Liberty Online: Declaration of Rights (1765)

Townshend Acts

Columbia Encyclopedia: Townshend Acts
Dictionary of American History: Townshend Acts
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History: Townshend Acts
Columbia Encyclopedia: Charles Townshend

Valley Forge

Columbia Encyclopedia: Valley Forge
Historic Valley Forge

People

Colonial Hall: Biographies of America’s Founding Fathers

Women Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War

First Ladies of the United States

The Role of Women

American Revolution.org: Women of the American Revolution
Heroic Women
An Overview of Continental Army Female Camp Followers

Abigail Adams

Columbia Encyclopedia: Abigail Adams
Encyclopedia of World Biography: Abigail Adams
Infoplease: Abigail Adams

Martha Washington

Columbia Encyclopedia: Martha Washington
Infoplease: Martha Washington

Molly Pitcher

Columbia Encyclopedia: Molly Pitcher
Oxford Companion to American Military History: Molly Pitcher
Infoplease: Molly Pitcher

Phillis Wheatley

Columbia Encyclopedia: Phillis Wheatley
Encyclopedia of World Biography: Phillis Wheatley
Oxford Companion to United States History: Phillis Wheatley
Infoplease: Phillis Wheatley

Mercy Otis Warren

Columbia Encyclopedia: Mercy Otis Warren
Encyclopedia of World Biography: Mercy Otis Warren
Oxford Companion to United States History: Mercy Otis Warren

Abigail Adams

Columbia Encyclopedia: Abigail Adams
Encyclopedia of World Biography: Abigail Adams
Infoplease: Abigail Adams
Dictionary of American History: Letters of Abigail and John Adams
Colonial Hall: Abigail Adams

John Adams

Columbia Encyclopedia: John Adams
World Encyclopedia: John Adams
Colonial Hall: John Adams

Samuel Adams

Columbia Encyclopedia: Samuel Adams
Encyclopedia of Word Biography: Samuel Adams
Infoplease: John Adams
Colonial Hall: Samuel Adams

Benedict Arnold

Columbia Encyclopedia: Benedict Arnold
UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography: Benedict Arnold
Encyclopedia of World Biography: Benedict Arnold
Infoplease: Benedict Arnold
Historic Valley Forge: Benedict Arnold

John Burgoyne

Columbia Encyclopedia: John Burgoyne
Encyclopedia of World Biography: John Burgoyne
Oxford Companion to American Military History: John Burgoyne

John Dickinson

Columbia Encyclopedia: John Dickinson
Encyclopedia of World Biography: John Dickinson
West's Encyclopedia of American Law: John Dickinson
Infoplease: John Dickinson
Colonial Hall: John Dickinson

Benjamin Franklin

Columbia Encyclopedia: Benjamin Franklin
Encyclopedia of World Biography: Benjamin Franklin
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History: Benjamin Franklin
Infoplease: Benjamin Franklin
Colonial Hall: Benjamin Franklin

General Thomas Gage

Columbia Encyclopedia: Thomas Gage
Encyclopedia of World Biography: Thomas Gage

King George III

Encyclopedia of World Biography: George III
Dictionary of British History: George III
Infoplease: George III
King George III Proclaims the Colonies to Be in Open Rebellion

John Hancock

Columbia Encyclopedia: John Hancock
Infoplease: John Hancock
Colonial Hall: John Hancock

Patrick Henry

Columbia Encyclopedia: Patrick Henry
Infoplease: Patrick Henry
History Place: Patrick Henry
Colonial Hall: Patrick Henry
Liberty Online: Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death

Governor Thomas Hutchinson

Columbia Encyclopedia: Thomas Hutchinson
Encyclopedia of World Biography: Thomas Hutchinson
Dictionary of American History: Hutchinson Letters

Thomas Jefferson

Columbia Encyclopedia: Thomas Jefferson
Encyclopedia of World Biography: Thomas Jefferson
Infoplease: Thomas Jefferson
Colonial Hall: Thomas Jefferson

Tadeusz Kosciuszko

World Encyclopedia: Tadeusz Kosciuszko
Oxford Companion to American Military History: Thaddeus Kosciuszko
Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military: Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko
Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military: Agrippa Hull

Marquis de Lafayette

Columbia Encyclopedia: Marquis de Lafayette
Historic Valley Forge: Marquis de Lafayette
Lafayette's Virginia Campaign (1781)

Lord North

Columbia Encyclopedia: Frederick North
Oxford Companion to British History: Lord Frederick North

Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine
Infoplease: Thomas Paine
Thomas Paine

William Pitt

Columbia Encyclopedia: William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham
Infoplease: Chatham, William Pitt

Paul Revere

Columbia Encyclopedia: Paul Revere
Infoplease: Paul Revere

Friedrich Wilhelm Baron von Steuben

Columbia Encyclopedia: Friedrich Wilhelm Baron von Steuben
Historic Valley Forge: Baron von Steuben

George Washington

Columbia Encyclopedia: George Washington
Infoplease: George Washington
Colonial Hall: George Washington

James Wilson

Columbia Encyclopedia: James Wilson
Encyclopedia of World Biography: James Wilson
West's Encyclopedia of American Law: James Wilson
Infoplease: James Wilson

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