Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown

Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown (Image via Wikipedia)

Happy Independence Day!  See below for four good sites dedicated to teaching American Revolutionary History to the DIY learner.

http://www.ouramericanrevolution.org/
1) From the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation: a visually rich site including multimedia, biographies, and historical objects associated with the American Revolution.

http://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution
2) From the History Channel: a collection of Revolutionary War videos and lessons.

http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/amerrev.asp
3) From Yale Law School’s Avalon Project (“Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy”): links to documents associated with the American Revolution.

http://www.hippocampus.org/US%20History
4) From the learning site Hippocampus: this page includes several chapters about the American Revolution (“Road to Revolution” and “The American Revolution”).

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