American Revolution Chapters

Britain's colonists in America were upset when Parliament passed laws interfering with their way of life. The colonies declared themselves independent and fought a war to end British control as the stories in this collection reveal.

The colonists balk at English rule, laying the groundwork for the revolution and questions about the imposition of laws.

Creating rebellious ideas, religious leaders insist that fighting a tyrant is a Christian duty.

Benedict Arnold complains to George Washington about his court martial for misuse of government funds.

On November 28, 1775, the Continental Congress establishes the U.S. Navy. Soon after, John Paul Jones raises a thirteen-striped flag (known as the "G...

On November 28, 1775, Congressestablishesthe U.S. Navy to stand against the British.

As a sign of freedom, the colonies begin printing their own money.

Jefferson hates giving speeches due to his high-pitched voice and his lisp.

Colonists are upset with Britain for enforcing unpopular trade regulations against them.

Benedict Arnold seeks safety on a British ship.

Francis Marion (The Patriotcalls him Benjamin Martin - played by Mel Gibson) and his troop chase the British out of South Carolina.

Daniel Boone is a defendant in a court martial. The criminal charges against him assert that is a traitor.

King George III is unwillingtocompromise with the colonies in order to avoid a long and costly war.

Show tooltips