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.
The Charters of Freedom: “A New World is at Hand.” (National Archives)
Benjamin Franklin: In His own Words (Library of Congress)
John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British-American Relations: The American Revolution
Declaring Independence: Drafting the Documents (Library of Congress)
Madison’s Treasures (Library of Congress)
Religion and the Founding of the American Republic (Library of Congress)
Temple of Liberty: Building the Capitol for a New Nation (Library of Congress)
Thomas Jefferson (Library of Congress)
“I Do Solemnly Swear…” Inaugural Materials
The United States Capitol Historical Society
The Senate Through the Ages
Alexander Hamilton (New York Historical Society and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History)
Alexander Hamilton and the Creation of the United States
Online Exhibits of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
National Park Service Museum Collections: American Revolutionary War
American Defenders of Land, Sea and Sky (National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior)
The American Revolution: Lighting Freedom’s Flame (National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior)
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park Sky (National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior)
Independence National Historical Park (National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior)
Morristown National Historical Park (National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior)
Valley Forge National Historical Park (National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior)
Kingston, New York and the American Revolution (National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior)
The American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America 1750-1789 (Library of Congress)
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 a boy, I have frequently wandered over the hills at Valley Forge on which were encamped the army of Washington during that memorable winter of 1777-78, one of the darkest periods of our nations historymy imagination has again peopled those fields and chestnut groves with that ragged collection of barefooted men whose bloody tracks in the snow attested their devotion to the cause of freedom...”
Dr. J. Scott, U.S. Consul, American Legation, Honolulu
Anniversary of American Independence. The Pacific Commercial Advertiser, Honolulu: July 9, 1870.