The Creation of the United States, 1776 - 1786
The War for Independence
The Patriot Forces
The Campaign for New York and New Jersey
The Northern Campaigns of 1777
The Politics of the French and Spanish Alliance
Indian Peoples and the Revolution
The United States in Congress Assembled
The Articles of Confederation
Financing the War
The Crisis of Demobilization
The Problem of the West
History and the Land
The Northwest Territory and the Land Survey System of the United States
Revolutionary Politics in the States
The Broadened Base of Politics
The First State Constitution
Declarations of Rights
A Spirit of Reform
African Americans and the Revolution
People and Events
Assess the relative strengths of the Patriots and the Loyalists in the American Revolution.
What roles did Indian peoples and African Americans play in the Revolution?
Describe the structure of the Articles of Confederation. What were the strengths and weaknesses?
How did the Revolution affect politics within the states?
Edward Countryman, The American Revolution (1985).
Thomas Fleming, Liberty! The American Revolution (1997).
Merrill Jensen, The New Nation: A History of the United States during the Confederation, 1781 - 1789 (1950).
Charles Patrick Neimeyer, America Goes to War: A Social History of the Continental Army (1996).
Mary Beth Norton, Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750 - 1800 (1980).
Charles Royster, A Revolutionary People at War (1979).
John Shy, A People Numerous and Armed (1976).
David P. Szatmary, Shays' Rebellion: The Making of an Agrarian Insurrection (1980).
Alfred F. Young, ed., The American Revolution: Explorations in American Radicalism (1976).