American Revolution Reference
This Reference section also contains subcategories that contain specific information about the American Revolution. These subcategories can be found by scrolling down the page.
- Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution
- Washington And His Comrades In Arms, A Chronicle Of The War Of Independence
- American Prisoners of the Revolution
- The Men Behind the American Revolution
- The Loyalists of America and Their Times
- American Revolution Timeline
- American Revolution Articles
- American Revolution Internet Resources
- Journal of the American Revolution's Teachers Guide
Political Documents of the American Revolution:
These are but a few of the documents of the American Revolution. More can be found in the Etext Archive under the category Political Documents.
- Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress October 14, 1774
- The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen the United States of America
- Declaration Of The Causes And Necessity Of Taking Up Arms (July 6, 1775)
- The Articles Of Confederation
- The Virginia Resolves on the Stamp Act May 29, 1765
- Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death by Patrick Henry
Declaration of Independence
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."
Pledge of Allegiance
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
"I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death" --Patrick Henry
"It seems to have been reserved to the people...to decide ...whether societies of men are really capable or not of establishing good government." -- Federalist No. 1
Did You Know?
Patrick Henry delivered his famous "give me liberty or give me death" speech in March 1775 at the Virginia Convention. (The War Inevitable)
On February 14, 1776, "Common Sense" was published by Thomas Paine.