BC: Sources | http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration.html http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/document/ http://www.harlingen.isd.tenet.edu/coakhist/amrev.html#PEOPLE
FC: Technology Take By: Joshua Mars
1: Declaration of Independence | The Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson in 1776. The Declaration of Independence stated that all men are created equal and that they all have unalienable rights. These rights are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.
2: Battles of the War | The American Revolution had many important battles but some of the most important were the Battle of Lexington, the Battle of Bunker Hill, the Battle of Saratoga, and the Battle of Yorktown. The Battle of Lexington was very important becuase it started the American Revolution. The Battle of Bunker Hill was also an important battle because it was the first major battle where the British beat the Americans. The Battle of Saratoga was probably even more important because it was the turning point in the war. It was the turning point in the war because it showed the French that they could openly help the colonists and it also boosted the american's spirits while Washington's army was suffering defeats. Last but not least, the Battle of Yorktown was important because it was the last battle of the American Revolution and clinched american victory of the war.
3: Significant Individuals of the Revolution | There were many individuals that did significant things that impacted the outcome of the revolution, but two of the main people were George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. George Washington is one of the most significant individuals because he planned and executed the Yorktown campaign which secured American victory. Thomas Jefferson was significant to the outcome of the Revolution because as governor, he helped Virginia get through the last troubled years of the Revolution and he wrote the Declaration of Independence.
4: Pictures for Battles of the American Revolution
5: Significant Individuals of the Revolution
6: The Turning Point in the War | The Battle of Saratoga was the turning point in the war because it allowed the French to openly help the colonists'. It also boosted the Americans spirits while Washington's army was suffering defeats.
7: Articles of Confederation (Strengths and Weaknesses) | The Articles of Confederation had many strengths and weaknesses. Some of the strengths are that it stated that the United States could print money, could maintain a army and navy for national defense, and could enter into treaties with the Native Americans. Some of the weaknesses were that it did not have an executive branch or court system, could not levy taxes or provide its own revenue, and congress could not regulate trade between the thirteen states.