The Revolutionary War

Welcome to Historycentral's Revolutionary War site.This is the most complete site on the web on the Revolutionary War. The section on the "Causes of the War" traces the events that led to the American Declaration of Independence. The "Battle" and "Main Event" sections tell the story of all the major battles of the war. Many battle entries come with a narrated multimedia presentation that last up to three minutes. One section chronicles many of the major legends and myths of the war. Each story comes with the written text as well as a multimedia presentation; perfect for students of all ages. For those who want to learn more, we have added sections on the Economics, Daily Life and Arts of the period. Our site includes extensive first-hand accounts of battles, along with many other primary source documents. Our Student Guide lists the important terms from this period. Our Teacher's Guide includes many lesson plans with resource materials and ideas on how to teach the American Revolution.

The Revolutionary War





From the French and Indian War until the meeting of the First Continental Congress this section tracks the major event that led to the war

Major Battles and Events

From Lexington to Yorktown this section presents all the major battles and major event during the Revolutionary War are covered.

First Hand Battle Account

First Hand accounts from 16 different battles, from Lexington and Concord to the Southern Campaign

Biographies of Participants

From Abigail Adams to George Wythe all the major figures from the periods lives are presented in this section

Stories and Saying

There were many great stories from Revolutionary War. While not all the details of the stories are correct, most are based on truth


The full text f the key documents of the period are available here


What was the impact of economics on the Revolutionary War? Learn about it here

Washingtons Reports

Here you can read the reports sent by General Washington to the Continental Congress

Americans of the Period

Who were the Americans during this period? What was their ethnic background of the Americans?

Student Guide

Here you can review the key terms that refer to this period. There is even a sample test to take

Teacher Guide

Teachers can firnd a links to resources on the Revolutionary War. There are both resources on the site and links to external sources

Authors Opinion a Short Video

The author of this section and much of the web site Marc Schulman presents his own reflections on the Revolutionary War