Routledge

Web Links

Documents

A Guide to the American Revolution, 1763-1783
Digital materials from the Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/revolution/home.html

The American Revolution: A Documentary History, 1764-1783
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/amerrev/amerrev.htm

American Archives: Documents of the American Revolution, 1774-1776
http://dig.lib.niu.edu/amarch/index.html

American Revolution Digital Learning Project
Documents and newspapers from the New York Historical Society
http://www.amrevonline.org/museum/main_page.cgi

Creating the United States
Online exhibition from Library of Congress exploring the creation of the founding documents of the United States
http://myloc.gov/exhibitions/creatingtheus/Pages/default.aspx

Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/continental/

National Constitution Center: Explore the Constitution
http://www.constitutioncenter.org/explore/Welcome/index.shtml

Alexander Hamilton and the Federalist Papers
http://etext.virginia.edu/hamilton/

The Louisiana Purchase
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/diplomacy/france/fr1803m.htm

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Maps

Maps of the French and Indian War
http://www.masshist.org/maps/MapsHome/Home.htm

The American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/armhtml/armhome.html

University of Georgia Rare Map Collection-Revolutionary America
http://www.libs.uga.edu/darchive/hargrett/maps/revamer.html

University of Georgia Rare Map Collection-Revolutionary Georgia
http://www.libs.uga.edu/darchive/hargrett/maps/revga.html

Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/maps/lapurchase/

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Newspapers

All the News? The American Revolution and Maryland's Press
Images of selected issues, 1765-1775 http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/stagser/s1259/121/5912/html/0000.html

Virginia Gazette
Images of all known extant issues, 1736-1780. Search using the index or browse by date.
http://research.history.org/DigitalLibrary/BrowseVG.cfm

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Personal Papers

Adams Family Papers
http://www.masshist.org/digitaladams/aea/index.html

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin
http://franklinpapers.org/franklin/

The Thomas Jefferson Papers http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/jefferson_papers/

The James Madison Papers
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/madison_papers/

The Papers of George Washington
http://gwpapers.virginia.edu/

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Political Figures

Benjamin Franklin
Companion site to PBS documentary
http://www.pbs.org/benfranklin/

Benjamin Franklin: In His Own Words
Online exhibition from Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/franklin-home.html

Alexander Hamilton and the Creation of the United States
Slideshow from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
http://www.gilderlehrman.org/collection/online/hamilton/index.html

Thomas Jefferson (Archive)
Documents and interview transcripts from PBS documentary by Ken Burns
http://www.pbs.org/jefferson/frame5.htm

Thomas Jefferson
Online exhibition from Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/jefferson/

Thomas Paine: Citizen of the World
Article from BBC History
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/empire_seapower/paine_01.shtml

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Revolution and Winning Independence

Was the American Revolution Inevitable?
Article from BBC History
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/empire_seapower/american_revolution_01.shtml

Liberty! The American Revolution
Companion site to PBS documentary
http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/

The American Revolution
Online gallery from British Library
http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/features/americanrevolution/

The Decisive Day Is Come: The Battle of Bunker Hill
Web exhibition from Massachusetts Historical Society
http://www.masshist.org/bh/

The War of Independence: The Rebels and the Redcoats
Article from BBC History
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/empire_seapower/rebels_redcoats_01.shtml

Military Resources: American Revolution
Documents and images from the National Archives and Records Administration
http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/military/american-revolution.html

Spy Letters from the American Revolution
Online exhibition from Clements Library, University of Michigan
http://www.si.umich.edu/spies/

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African Americans in the Age of Revolution

Colonial Williamsburg: African Americans
Articles, biographical fact sheets and information relating to Lord Dunmore's Proclamation
http://www.history.org/almanack/people/african/aahdr.cfm

Slavery in New York
Web galleries to accompany exhibition at New York Historical Society
http://www.slaveryinnewyork.org

Slavery and the Courts, 1740-1860
Pamphlets and books from the Library of Congress relating to experience of Africans and African Americans attempting to secure their freedom
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html

Africans in America: Revolution, 1750-1805
Historical narrative, commentary and resource bank to accompany PBS documentary
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part2/title.html

Africans in America: Brotherly Love, 1791-1831
Historical narrative, commentary and resource bank to accompany PBS documentary
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part3/title.html

African Americans and the End of Slavery in Massachusetts
Web presentation from Massachusetts Historical Society
http://www.masshist.org/endofslavery/

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An Empire of Liberty: 1801-1815

Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
Companion site to PBS documentary by Ken Burns
http://www.pbs.org/lewisandclark/

The Louisiana Purchase: A Heritage Explored
Digital project from Louisiana State University Libraries' Special Collections
http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/purchase/

A Great and Growing City: New Orleans in the Era of the Louisiana Purchase
Online exhibition from New Orleans Public Library
http://nutrias.org/~nopl/exhibits/purchase/lapintro.htm

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Historical Sites

Colonial Williamsburg
http://www.history.org/

Boston Freedom Trail
http://www.thefreedomtrail.org/

Independence National Historical Park
http://www.nps.gov/inde/

Saratoga National Historical Park
http://www.nps.gov/sara/

Yorktown Battlefield
http://www.nps.gov/york/

Monticello
The home of Thomas Jefferson
http://www.monticello.org/

Montpelier
The home of James Madison
http://www.montpelier.org/

Mount Vernon
The home of George Washington
http://www.mountvernon.org/

Gunston Hall Plantation
The home of George Mason
http://www.gunstonhall.org/

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