American Revolution Videos

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.

When the war in the North was fought to a stalemate, Sir Henry Clinton thought his troops could defeat the rebellion in the American South.  Pe...

This clip, from the PBS series - Liberty!

Within weeks after his marriage to Peggy Shippen, a loyalist, Benedict Arnold contacted the British.

Major General Arnold, commander of American forces at West Point, was on the verge of giving the New York fort to the colonists' adversaries - the Bri...

As America struggled during the revolutionary war, it wasn't just battles which were lost to Britain.  Trade with the mother country, so vital ...

Britain has successfully fought a very costly war in the American colonies - the French and Indian War - but now the Americans are rebelling against...

It is 1763, and after more than a century of British rule in the colonies, people in America still consider themselves British.

At the end of America's revolutionary war, thirteen U.S. states had thirteen different sets of laws. The question became: "Are we to be a nation?" If...

George Washington lived on his family plantation, called Mount Vernon, located along the Potomac River in the colony (now state) of Virginia.

John Adams, who was part of the Declaration-of-Independence-drafting committee, argued in favor of approving Lee's Resolution to sever the colonies' t...

Brief video on th accomplisments of Thaddeus Kosciuszko

Nathan Hale was 21-years-old when the British executed him (in 1776) as a spy.

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