You are creating a newspaper on the American Revolution. You need to include two quotes, an image of a battle and a picture of one of the leaders. You need to write a summary of a battle. As well as, a summary of the life of one of the military leaders. You also need to write about an African-American and a women & their role in the revolution. (there you go Quentin)

Blank Newspaper Template

Links
Revolutionary War Quotations of the founding Fathers
http://www.jelleyjar.com/holiday/usafathers.html

Battles of the Revolution
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/americanrevolution/tp/americanrevolution101.htm

African-Americans in the Revolution

Women of the American Revolution
http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/women_american_revolution/

American Revolution Leaders Biography
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/americanrevolutio1/Army_Leaders_of_the_American_Revolution.htm

Revolutionary War Battles
Choose one of the major battles of the Revolutionary War and write a summary that includes:
  • answers to the 5 "W" questions (who, what, why, when, where)
  • a description of the action
  • key participants from the American and British side
  • date and specific location of the battle
  • which side won the battle
Locate a photo and write a caption that will describe the battle.

Suggested battles:
Lexington
Concord
Fort Ticonderoga
Camden
Saratoga
Long Island
Charles town
Yorktown

Revolutionary War Leaders
Choose one of the leaders of the Revolutionary War and write a summary that includes:
  • which side the leader supported
  • a summary of their major accomplishments
  • a description of how their life ended
Locate a photo and write a caption that will describe the leader.

Suggested Leaders:
Marquis de Lafayette
Francis Marion
John Burgoyne

Benedict Arnold
Charles Cornwallis



Unsung Heroes
Choose an individual (both a female and an African-American) that played a key role during the American Revolution that may not have received the attention they deserved. Describe their involvement he/she was involved in and any accomplishments they are remembered for.


Revolutionary War Quotations
Choose two quotations and their authors that will be remembered during the American Revolution.