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Remember to use WebPath Express in the library catalog to search for quality websites using the library catalog.  This tool will narrow your search to websites that have been evaluated by teachers.  It also provides a summary of each website which can help you determine if it is worth your time click on the link.



Assignment Mr. McGraw

Research Report Rubric from Mr. McGraw



American Revolution Research Project

American Revolution: Washington crosses the Delaware. Photograph. Encyclopedia Britannica. Web. 14  Dec.  2011.  <>.



Research Links

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  • Principles of Freedom
    At this website you will learn more about the history of the Declaration of Independence and the American Revolution.
  • American Revolution
    Learn about the History of the American Revolutionary War, American Revolutionary War Trivia, Revolutionary War Battle Facts, and the Key People, Places and Documents Important to the American Revolutionary War on's History of the American Revolutionary War Resource Page.
  • Liberty!
    Read all about it! These newspaper Chronicles let you experience first-hand the excitement and uncertainty of the American Revolution as it happened. Click on a city to read about the riveting historical headlines that shaped the war and America.

  • America's Story - The Revolutionary Period
    Brought to you by the Library of Congress.
  • Surgeons and Butchers
    I found this website by using American Revolution +medicine as my search terms in Google. This is an example of a specific topic where you might start your search using Google.
  • Health and Medicine in Revolutionary America
    I used the same Google search strategy as above. This website includes lesson plans for teachers, but more importantly provides links to primary resources such as a diary.


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