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Suggested Revolutionary War Websites for Kids

www.ushistory.org/march/
Enjoy a “virtual marching tour of the American Revolution”. The site takes you through the journey a soldier would have made from the Battle of the Clouds to Germantown to Valley Forge. It includes several interesting details along the way.

http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/
This website offers a mix of random information, but is well organized and provides an impressive range of history from pre-1700 to 1790.

www.mce.k12tn.net/revolutionary_war/american_revolution.htm
Teachers and students will find this resource helpful with many quizzes to test your knowledge.

http://library.thinkquest.org/10966/
This site is a good educational source for students and teachers. It includes a forum, fun zone, and several pictures of battle sites, including a virtual tour. It even offers printable word searches, such as ‘Battles of the Revolution’ and ‘Signers of the Declaration of Independence’.

www.gilderlehrman.org/collection/battlelines/index_good.html
This source allows you to hear readings and view original letters from those serving in the war.

www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/histus.html
University of Texas’ library site offers a variety of historical U.S. maps.

www.kidinfo.com/American_History/American_Revolution.html
Use this site to locate other web sources on the Revolutionary War.

http://www.history.org/history/#onlineresources
This is Colonial Williamsburg’s educational website and is full of detailed information.  Also check http://www.colonialwilliamsburg.org/kids/ which is Colonial Williamsburg’s kid friendly website.

For links to even more informative web sites, please see
http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/boston-tea-party-american-revolution-facts/