C-Span Classroom Lesson Plan: The Revolutionary War

The American Revolutionary War was a war fought between Great Britain and the thirteen North American colonies which sought their independence. The war began with the first armed conflicts in Lexington and Concord in 1775, followed by an official Declaration of Independence in 1776, and would not end until the Treaty of Paris in 1783. Through the following videos, students will learn about the battles, events, and significance of the colonies winning their independence in the Revolutionary War.