Compare advantages and disadvantages of the British and Americans with regards to fighting the battles.
You will write a summary of the battles page and include important information like the number of troops involved, the leaders of each, etc. Use Bar graphs and charts to compare soldiers that were wounded or killed on both sides. Include illustrations!
Create a graph comparing war costs and casualties.
You will create a timeline Page that incorporates all of the important event, including battles, treaties, “parties”, etc.
Bar graphs can be found here.
This task is important. Someone needs to report on the policies and other events of the American Revolution. It is your task to found out about these documented events that led up to the American Revolution and events that led to American Independence.
Your newspaper section/page will need to document these important events. Be sure to include graphic/illustrations for good presentation quality
Identify and inform the class on 2 important women and 2 important or famous African Americans during the American Revolution and inform the class about the outcome of the War.
Identify and inform the class of 3 important people from each side of the war. This may include Kings, generals, etc.
Your page will include your short report and needs to include short biographies of key people of the American Revolution.
Writing the Newspaper
After all the research that is need is gathered, each person will write and design their newspaper page using the information collected in their journal. Be sure to make sure you use proper mechanics and use colorful language to get the reader's attention. Also be sure to include graphics or illustrations on the newspaper page. Mr. Garland can scan personal illustrations.
Important Resources about:
A Journey Towards Freedom: An online reference tool and a forum for discussion on American History around the time of the Revolution (1763-1810); an illustrated tour of Valley Forge and Washington's Crossing. Visit these historic sites online in the Infopedia and get a feel for how it might have felt to be a soldier at the time of the Revolution
American Revolution - The Struggle for Independence:Your guide to some of the most informative and useful Web sites that cover the American Revolution
Account of a Declaration: Over thirty historical documents, sixty-seven biographical sketches, and some twenty-five essays about the causes and circumstances of the American Revolution
The American Revolution: A Timeline of the Period of Revolution: An EXTENSIVE timeline of events; the most important events include a text explanation
American Revolution Links: Lots of informational links to siteswith facts and information about the American Revolution
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History: The Revolutionary War: For more than 225 years the principle of freedom and our understanding of its implications have evolved dramatically. The selections from this exhibition invite you to read the words and see the images of the men and women who forged this nation. Their words and images provide insights into the complexity of the past. This module on the American Revolution contains a succinct historical overview, learning tools, recommended documents, films, and historic images.
Jump Back in Time: American Revolution: Facts and information about the American Revolution
Liberty: Chronicle of the American Revolution: Headlines, timelines, resource material and related topics---a potpourri of information on the American Revolution. Picture this: Daily Life in the Colonies, the Global Village, and a Military point-of-view
Outline of American History: THE ROAD TO INDEPENDENCE: A New Colonial System -- Stamp Act -- Taxation Without Representation - Townshend Acts-- Samuel Adams -- Boston "Tea Party" -- The Coercive Acts -The Revolution Begins -- Common Sense and Independence -- Defeats and Victories- Franco-American Alliance -- The British Move South -- Victory and Independence Loyalists During the American Revolution
The Patriot Resource: Information about the entire Revolutionary War, although most information is regarding the events in the South's role in the war
RevWar 75: Facts about the Continental Army; Orderly Books of the Crown Forces in America; Revolutionary War Articles
The Road to Independence: Facts and information about what lead to the American Revolutionary War and the war itself
Spy Letters of the American Revolution: A fascinating Web site about the American Revolution. The site offers a set of primary source letters written by spies on both sides of the conflict, plus the stories surrounding them. Learn about the methods that secret agents used to encode and hide their information
Time Line, America During the Age of Revolution, 1764-1775: Dates and facts
Tour of the American Revolutionary War: Causes, battles, and biographies, writings, links
Account of a Declaration: Biographies: Biographies and pictures of: John Adams, Samuel Adams, Josiah Bartlett, Carter Brazton, Edmund Burke, Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Samuel Chase, Abraham Clark, George Clymer, John Dickinson, William Ellery
The Oneidas and the American Revolution:A brief history of the tribe in the years prior to the War, and the story of the alliance with the new government during the Revolution; illustrated
Battles of the American Revolution
Important Women of the American Revolution: Links to sites which contain important facts about the women important to the American Revolution
Nancy Morgan Hart:Legendary heroine of the Revolutionary War, part-time spy, full-time Patriot, she helped to defend the State of Georgia and single-handedly captured a small group of Tories.
Molly Pitcher: Her story; pictures
Women Soldiers in the the Revolutionary War: Links to sites about women soldiers important to the American Revolution
The Liberty Bell
Eyewitness - History Through the Eyes of Those Who Lived It: A Fascinating interactive site to get detailed, first-hand accounts of what it was like in the Ancient World, Medieval times, the Civil War, the Old West, and many other historical time periods. See the Destruction of Pompeii in 79 AD brought vividly to life through eyewitness accounts, maps, diagrams, images of other volcanic disasters, and pictures of uncovered ruins. Witness the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 from the view of its survivors. Get first-hand accounts of the death of Thomas a Becket, Frederick Douglass' escape from slavery, the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Capt. Robert Scott's doomed expedition to the South Pole, and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid's great Union-Pacific train robbery, andMORE
Colonial America: Historical facts and information, links to other important sites
Cycles of History: The Colonial Cycle: A tremendous site: Timelines, historical information, maps. Link