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The American Revolution     View
The official National Park Service (NPS) American Revolution website features history and details about parks related to the Revolution. Includes a general timeline and detailed timelines for 1775-1783, stories, profiles of important people, and an i ...

The Arthur H. and Mary Marden Dean Lafayette Collection, 1520-1849     View
Guide to this collection of "over 10,000 items concerning the life and career of Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), best known for his role in the American and French Revolutions." Features biog ...

Springfield Armory: Shays' Rebellion     View
Material about Shays' Rebellion and the attack on Springfield (Massachusetts) Arsenal in 1787. The rebellion was led by Revolutionary War captain Daniel Shays, who was protesting "laws that were grossly unfair to farmers and working people. ...

Black Loyalists: Our History, Our People     View
Describes "how Canada became the home of the first settlements of free blacks outside Africa." Features biographies of prominent Black Loyalists, descriptions and maps of Black Loyalist communities, and original historical documents, includ ...

Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution     View
"This [illustrated] book was written to explore the contribution of Revolutionary War veterans to the founding of the American republic. ... At the heart of this book are biographical studies of ... twenty-three Soldier-Statesmen." Also inc ...

Coins of Colonial and Early America     View
"Features discussions, descriptions and images of the coins and tokens used in Colonial and Confederation America." A project of the Robert H. Gore, Jr. Numismatic Endowment. From the University of Notre Dame, Special Collections.

French Volunteers and Supporters of the American Revolution     View
About two dozen brief biographies, a few with portraits, of some of the many French officers who joined the United States forces in the Revolutionary War.

Remembering Black Loyalists, Black Communities in Nova Scotia     View
"Between 1783 and 1785, more than 3000 Black persons came to Nova Scotia as a direct result of the American Revolution." This site reviews their history. It includes a timeline, images of artifacts, and biographies (some with portraits and ...

Spy Letters of the American Revolution     View
Images of the letters are accompanied by transcriptions and background information. The site exposes the techniques spies used in letter writing and has brief biographies of traitor Benedict Arnold, spies Ann Bates and Miss Jenny, the Marquis de Lafa ...

Colonial Currency     View
"Descriptions and images of paper currencies of early America through the 1790's" (including Continental Congress issues, lottery tickets, and fiscal documents). Browsable by colony/state. Also features essays on the first printed currency ...




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