Welcome: The Revolutionary War
Description: It is 1775, the Revolutionary War has begun in the American colonies. The people of the American colonies are split between Loyalists, those who are remaining loyal to the British crown, and the Patriots, the Americans who seek independence and a new nation to govern themselves. The skirmishes at Lexington and Concord proved that the Patriots were willing to fight and die for their independence. There are two sides to this fight, what cause are you willing to fight and die for?
Grade Level: 6-8
Curriculum: Social Studies
Keywords: Revolutionary War, Patriots, Loyalists, birth of a new nation, independence
Author(s): Emily Grewe