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Timeline of the American Revolution

Part 1: Teaching with Objects, Documents, and Timelines

Part 1 of the teacher guide for the Museum's Timeline of the American Revolution provides activities for educators use the Timeline to engage students about artifacts, objects, and documents.
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Timeline of the American Revolution

Part 2: Thematic Activities

Part 2 of the companion teacher guide for the Museum's Timeline of the American Revolution features a variety of activities on different thematic topics, including women, Native Americans, Loyalists, and more.
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Timeline of the American Revolution

Part 3: Connections to Museum Resources

Part 3 of the companion teacher guide for the Museum's Timeline of the American Revolution features connections to additional digital educator resources.
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Additional Resources

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Firearms, Then & Now Worksheet

This worksheet will help students learn about the different symbols on Revolutionary-era firearms, compare firearms from different countries, and more.

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Timeline Contents

View a section-by-section breakdown of the objects, artworks, printed works, and manuscripts featured on the Timeline of the American Revolution.

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Glossary

The glossary accompanying the Timline of the American Revolution features definitions of terms and phrases that may be unfamiliar to students.

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Timeline of the American Revolution

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Explore the Timeline

Using a mixture of historical objects, artifacts, and documents all drawn from the Museum’s collection, this multimedia timeline explores both key moments and surprising stories of the American Revolution. 

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