Meet heroes and traitors, great thinkers and revolutionaries in The American Revolution for Kids. Featured on Smithsonian Magazine's list of "Best Books 2002," The American Revolution for Kids (for readers ages 9 and up) brings this exciting and important era in American history to life. Learn about the causes of the Revolution and read fascinating details on the battles fought during the long war for freedom. Find out about day-to-day life in 18th-century America through the lives of distinguished officers, wise delegates, rugged riflemen, and hardworking farm wives and children. Celebrate the concepts of freedom and democracy by participating in fun activities. The American Revolution for Kids takes you from the hated Stamp Act to the riotous Boston Tea Party, Britain's surrender at Yorktown and the creation of the Constitution, all the while making history fun and memorable!
This book features a helpful glossary, a guide to officers, biographies of important figures of the American Revolution, web sites to explore, and more.