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Online Exhibits

Explore the American Revolution through online exhibits! The proliferation of the Internet now allows you to have access to these interesting exhibits from any computer terminal in the world. Hawaii SAR urges teachers and students alike to use these educational resources for research and the classroom. This page is sponsored by Cyberchives.com USA.

Welcome to the American Revolution, by the New York Historical Society
A series of six online exhibits on various topics pertaining to the American Revolution in New York State.
http://independence.nyhistory.org/museum/

The Charters of Freedom: “A New World is at Hand.” (National Archives)
http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/charters_of_freedom_1.html

Benjamin Franklin: In His own Words (Library of Congress)
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/franklin-home.html

John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British-American Relations: The American Revolution
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/british/brit-2.html

Declaring Independence: Drafting the Documents (Library of Congress)
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/declara/declara1.html

Madison’s Treasures (Library of Congress)
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/madison/

Religion and the Founding of the American Republic (Library of Congress)
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/religion/

Temple of Liberty: Building the Capitol for a New Nation (Library of Congress)
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/us.capitol/s0.html

Thomas Jefferson (Library of Congress)
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/jefferson/

“I Do Solemnly Swear…” Inaugural Materials
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/inaugural-home.html

The United States Capitol Historical Society
http://www.uschs.org/04_history/04.html

The Senate Through the Ages
http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/senate_thru_ages/ages_introduction.htm

Alexander Hamilton (New York Historical Society and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History)
http://www.alexanderhamiltonexhibition.org/

Alexander Hamilton and the Creation of the United States
http://www.gilderlehrman.org/collection/online/hamilton/index.html

Online Exhibits of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
http://www.gilderlehrman.org/collection/online/index.html

National Park Service Museum Collections: American Revolutionary War
http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/revwar/indexf.htm

American Defenders of Land, Sea and Sky (National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior)
http://www.cr.nps.gov/hps/pad/defenders/intro.htm

The American Revolution: Lighting Freedom’s Flame (National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior)
http://www.nps.gov/revwar/

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park Sky (National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior)
http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/revwar/guco/gucooverview.html

Independence National Historical Park
(National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior)
http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/revwar/inde/indeoverview.html

Morristown National Historical Park (National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior)
http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/revwar/morr/morroverview.html

Valley Forge National Historical Park (National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior)
http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/revwar/vafo/vafooverview.html
http://www.nps.gov/archive/vafo/treese/treese.htm

Kingston, New York and the American Revolution (National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior)
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/kingston/revolt1.htm

The American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America 1750-1789 (Library of Congress)
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/armhtml/armhome.html

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Our Online Library has been divided into specific categories. We encourage visitors to explore all sections listed or click the sections that most interest you. Enjoy your journey!

“As the last vibration of the midnight bell proclaimed the presence of the jubilant day, the sound of fife and drum broke on the silent air. Hail Columbia, coupled with the ever stirring strains of The Star Spangled Banner and Yankee Doodle, mingled with the firing of guns, the sharp, loud crack of powder-charged anvil, and the glad cheers of hilarious voices. On came the music and our hearts beat quicker as we beheld, borne in front of a band of Hawaiians, the glorious banner of the free. Fourth of July at Hanalei at Princeville Plantation, Kauai, on the 90th anniversary of American independence.”


Source: Pacific Commercial Advertiser, Saturday, July 14, 1866

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