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Terrific website where students can learn facts, get ideas for activities, and take interactive quizzes on the American Revolution.

US website where students can learn facts, get ideas for activities, and take interactive quizzes on the American Revolution. This picture, for instance, shows a timeline of significant events leading up to and during the Revolution.

Minutemen were American colonists that were trained to be ready to fight in minute when necessary. They were just normal colonist farmers that wanted independence until they were trained to fight and they became a formidable force. They were usually armed with guns.

Minutemen were American colonists that were trained to be ready to fight in a minute when necessary. They were Colonist farmers that wanted independence. Once they were trained to fight they became a formidable force.

Capt Thomas Lytle - Revolutionary War (My great-great-great-great-great Grandfather) Old Fort, NC

Capt Thomas Lytle - Revolutionary War (My great-great-great-great-great Grandfather) Old Fort, NC

"On the morning of April 19, 1775, approximately 400 colonials stood on the hill overlooking the north bridge. As smoke rose from Concord Center, the order to march was given. In the exchange of fire that followed, Captain Isaac David, who had explained 'I haven't  a man who is afraid to go' was killed together with Abner Hosmer, A private, also from Acton.  This memorial was erected by the Captain Isaac Davis Chapter of the   Daughters of the American Revolution, april, 1975."

"On the morning of April 19, 1775, approximately 400 colonials stood on the hill overlooking the north bridge. As smoke rose from Concord Center, the order to march was given. In the exchange of fire that followed, Captain Isaac David, who had explained 'I haven't a man who is afraid to go' was killed together with Abner Hosmer, A private, also from Acton. This memorial was erected by the Captain Isaac Davis Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, april, 1975."

As a young man in 1728, Franklin had composed his own mock epitaph which read:  The Body of B. Franklin Printer; Like the Cover of an old Book, Its Contents torn out, And stript of its Lettering and Gilding, Lies here, Food for Worms. But the Work shall not be whlly lost: For it will, as he believ'd, appear once more, In a new & more perfect Edition, Corrected and Amended By the Author. He was born on January 6, 1706. Died 17

Image detail for -Genesis 51 — Ben Franklin’s favorite part of the Bible « Millard .

Col James Barrett detail. It was Col Barrett that commanded the militia around Concord. And it was he who ordered men to the North Bridge where the first shots were fired.

It was Col Barrett that commanded the militia around Concord. And it was he who ordered men to the North Bridge where the first shots were fired.

Revolutionary War Veteran, Conrad Heyer, Was the Earliest-Born American To Ever Be Photographed

Conrad Heyer, a Revolutionary War Veteran, Was the Earliest-Born American To Ever Be Photographed

Earliest born person ever photographed. Conrad Heyer, born in (Photographed in 1852 at age

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