American Revolution Links for U3A Class

American Revolution Websites

These web sites  are virtual texts on US history or American Revolution.

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraID=3&smtID=1

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/H/1994/index.htm

http://www.theamericanrevolution.org/default.aspx

Other excellent Web sites

For Political Cartoons of the revolution click Here

Try some of these

http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/ This is the site created by the Liberty TV programme  ( See below)

http://revolution.h-net.msu.edu/

http://www.historyteacher.net/AHAP/Readings/THEGIANTAHAPREVIEW.doc Brilliant notes by an advanced placement student. Use sections on Colonies and Revolution

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/british/brit-1.html

Some Relevant films

The last of the Mohicans.  I found this in the Local Library on a DVD for free viewing

The Patriot with Mel Gibson.  

The Crucible – see recent version. Good for New England religious background that is very important.

French Indian War

PBS The War That Made America Part 1

PBS The War That Made America Part 2

PBS The War That Made America Part 3

PBS The War That Made America Part 4

See all 4  HERE

History Feed on American Revolution -series on whole revolution

See First one here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ii_GxGKNEI

See the rest here starting with 1  http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1AFDF98476F1191B

Rebels and Redcoats American Revolution a British View

Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCc4KfdKlXE

Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msx8__hDIng

Part 3 War Goes South http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QypeaAvryUM

Part3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXuqzIjiebI

America The Story of us – History Channel in HD

Part 1  Brief overview of the early history of British America and the development of rebellion    

Part 2 Revolution 

 The American Revolution – Biographies

Franklin http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2x9dn2iq_w

Paul Revere http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53npF1N3pZU

George Washington http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWAwRlBCL4o

 Benedict Arnold Triumph and Treason http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azYNj5stxno

La Fayatte http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aieGJwqNFwM

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