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American Revolution Primary Sources

Here is a list of primary sources pertaining to the American Revolution and some of its greatest figures.

The American Revolution Primary Sources

The American Revolution primary sources and historical documents for The American Revolution

Primary Source Documents

American Colonists With Royal Ancestries A large number of American Colonists trace their roots back to the Kings and Queens of Europe. Here is a list of some of them.Classical Literature Having Significant Influence Upon the American Colonists Classic Philosophers and Poets, Most of the founding fathers in America were thorougly familiar with these Greco-Roman authors: e.g., Aristotle, Plato, Cicero, Virgil.


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American Revolution and The New Nation: Primary Documents of American History (Virtual Programs & Services, Library o...

American Revolution and The New Nation: Primary Documents of American History (Virtual Services and Programs, Digital Reference Section, Library of Congress)

American Revolution, 1763-1783 | The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

The Collection contains materials written by leaders, soldiers, and women during the American Revolution. The letters discuss not only the military and political aspects of the war, but also include numerous personal letters that reveal the authors' private opinions of contemporary people and events.

Teachers' Resources

Resources for Teachers - search for figures of the American Revolution through this website.

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George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress presents these documents as part of the record of the past. These primary historical documents reflect the attitudes, perspectives, and beliefs of different times. The Library of Congress does not endorse the views expressed in these collections, which may contain materials offensive to some readers.

Online Resources, Making the Revolution: America, 1763-1791, Primary Resources in U.S. History and Literature, Toolbo...

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS The American Revolution: 1763-1783, primary documents with introductory essays (American Memory Timeline) The American Revolution and the New Nation: 1763-1815 (Web Guides), primary documents The American Revolution, in John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British American Relations Creating the United States (Creating the Declaration of Independence, Creating the U.S.

The American Revolution - (Important People)

The Autobiography of a Yankee Mariner: Christopher Prince and the American Revolution

PLUS MUCH MUCH MORE! Look for your figure here.

People of the American Revolution "

Another teacher's website full of information about the different figures involved in the American Revolution.

American Revolution: Index of People

A collection of people from the A.R.

People Famous of the American Revolution

Famous People of the American Revolution

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