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.
This image released by the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, shows the 1796 oil painting of George Washington (The "Landsdowne" portrait) by Gilbert Stuart. (AP Photo/The National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution)
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care, and so on. The only thing lacking. is freedom." -- Dwight D. Eisenhower [and you can get assaulted by other prisiners.
Thomas Jefferson -- Founding Father of the United States of America. Author of the Declaration of Independence, Member of the U. Congress, Governor of Virginia, U. Secretary of State and third president of America.
Revolutionary War Timeline – Events of The American Revolution. My biggest complaint is it neglects the critical Battle of Saratoga, which is the reason the French signed the alliance in the first place.