Revolutionary War: Elementary School
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. There are links to other eThemes Resources about the Revolutionary War and the U.S. Constitution.
Mission US: A Revolutionary Way to Learn History
Mission US is a multimedia project that immerses players in U.S. History through interactive games. Mission 1 invites players to assume character of Nat Wheeler, a printer's apprentice.
Mr. Donn's "Road to Revolution"
Use this social studies site for its numerous topics. In the "Road to Revolution" teachers and students will discover tools to assist them with this unit. Note: This site has advertising.
Revolutionary War: War of Independence
This site provides "chapters" to explain causes and outcomes of this war. Statistics, artifacts, and primary sources are given.
Explore this site to learn more about key events of the American Revolution. Also learn about daily life in the colonies and play an online game.
The Proclamation of 1763
Read about the importance of the Proclamation of 1763.
Revolutionary Period: 1764-1789
This children's site has information about the Revolutionary War. Click on the links at the bottom of the page for more.
The Shot Heard Round the World
Watch a short video about this famous event in American history.
Watch a short video about the conditions surrounding the beginning of the Revolutionary War.
Images of the American Revolution
Click on "Images of the American Revolution" and then scroll to the bottom of the page for links to drawings that depict different events during the Revolutionary War.
Read about the little-known women who fought in the Revolutionary War.
Revolutionary War for Kids
This site was created by elementary students to showcase their work and knowledge about the Revolutionary War. Includes a timeline, biographies, causes and effects, and information about the battles.
This children's site has lots of information about the Revolutionary War. There are games and biographies. Click on "Then and Now" for videos. "Liberty Archive" has factual information. The "Parents and Teachers" link at the top includes activity ideas.
National Park Service
Explore these links to learn more about these battles. Includes paintings and photographs.
ThinkQuest: Revolutionary War
Learn about the main themes of the Revolutionary War. Play a game and look at the battles. NOTE: The site has a link to a guestbook.
ThinkQuest: Independence: The American Revolution
Play "A Revolutionary Game" and read about the chronology and the aftermath of the Revolutionary War.
eThemes Resource: Historic Documents: U.S. Constitution
These sites cover the history of the Constitution of the United States. Includes information about the Constitution's signers and the Articles of Confederation, a document that some consider the original constitution. Classroom activity ideas are included.
eThemes Resource: Revolutionary War: Choosing Sides
These sites have information about the loyalists and patriots and their conflicting beliefs that led up to the Revolutionary War. Two interactive sites have students choose a side. There are several primary documents, plus information about General Cornwallis and King George III.
eThemes Resource: 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, Phillis Wheatley, Benedict Arnold, Crispus Attucks, Nathan Hale, Ethan Allen, and more. Includes portraits and some videos.
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