Canada and the American Revolution

There were twenty British North American colonies or provinces in 1776, so why did only thirteen of those colonies declare independence that year or confirm it by war and treaty in 1783? Dr. Holly A. Mayer shares the Canadian response to the American Revolution. More


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The First "Oval Office"

In 2013, Washington's Headquarters Tent was reproduced by Historic Trades tailors as a partnership between Colonial Williamsburg and the Museum of the American Revolution. This summer the two groups have reunited to reproduce the dining tent that was used alongside the Headquarters Tent during the War. More