Revolutionary War: Biographies
This is a collection of biographies on the men and women involved in the Revolutionary War. Learn about George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, King George III, Samuel Adams, Benedict Arnold, Crispus Attucks, Nathan Hale, Ethan Allen, and more. Includes portraits, some videos, and letters from spies. There are links to eThemes Resources on Paul Revere and the Revolutionary War.
Read a brief biography of Washington. Click on the links at the right to learn more about his roles as a soldier, president, and husband. Includes pictures.
PBS: Subject Index
Click on a person's name to read their biography. Includes one on Arnold Benedict and his role as a traitor.
Benjamin Franklin: Statesman
This site offers a good biography about Benjamin Franklin. Use the links at the bottom to learn more about him. Includes a timeline.
Monticello: The Home of Thomas Jefferson
This is the official site for Monticello, Jefferson's home. You can also find a biography and other information about Jefferson's life. Take a virtual tour of the house and surrounding grounds of Monticello.
Spy Letters of the American Revolution
Read about spy letters and the people who delivered them. Learn about the secret methods used and the routes that were taken.
Fact Monster: Ethan Allen
Learn about Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys. NOTE: The site includes ads.
John Hancock Was Born
Learn about John Hancock, the man with the largest signature on the Declaration of Independence.
Molly Pitcher: An American Heroine
Watch this video about Molly Pitcher, a woman who helped during the Revolutionary War. Includes many illustrations.
The Real Face of George Washington
Watch this short video on our first president.
The Treason of Benedit Arnold
Watch the short video about this man and what he did to be called a traitor.
History of the Monarchy
This biography on King George III is from a British Monarchy site. Includes a portrait of the king.
CIA: Nathan Hale
Read about Nathan Hale, a Patriot who was executed for being a spy.
Fact Monster: Thomas Paine
This biography is about Thomas Paine, who is known for his writings. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Fact Monster: Crispus Attucks
Read about Crispus Attucks' role in the Boston Massacre and why he's considered a hero. NOTE: The site includes ads.
eThemes Resource: Revolutionary War: Paul Revere
These sites are about the life of Paul Revere. Includes information and a map of his famous ride to warn the militia that the British were coming. There are biographies, a poem, artwork, and a short video.
eThemes Resource: Revolutionary War: Causes
These sites for elementary students focus on the major events leading up to the American Revolution. Learn about the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, the Proclamation of 1763, and more. Includes timelines, videos, and games.
eThemes Resource: Revolutionary War: Spies
Find out about the men and women who were spies during the Revolutionary War. There are links about women spies, Nathan Hale, and James Armistead Lafayette. Some of the websites include letters that the spies wrote and talk about how spies sent messages without getting caught.