Learn About the Revolutionary War in One Hour

Do you want to learn about the Revolutionary War on your lunch break?

Take one hour to learn about the Revolutionary War.

Here's how to get started:

  1. Gain a quick overview of the Revolutionary War:
    1. Browse the Revolutionary War Timeline to help put the war’s events into context and relationships.
    2. Read American Revolution Facts to learn basic facts, dates, and information about the war while answering commonly asked questions.
    3. Watch the Revolutionary War Animated Map. This 18-minute video chronologically follows the war’s events from Lexington & Concord to Yorktown. 
  2. Read about The Intolerable Acts to learn why the colonist rebelled and took up arms against Great Britain. 
  3. Learn about the different wartime strategies that the British and the Continental Army employed during the war. 
  4. Understand the outcomes of the conflict with the signing of The Treaty of Paris.

Total time: 63 minutes

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