Researching the American Revolution

Your source for information on the American War of Independence


Primary Sources

Colonial Protest Maps – Pictures and descriptions of flags used by Americans to protest British rule in the thirteen colonies before the Revolutionary War.

Secondary Sources

“A Vision for American Empire — Commanding Space after the Seven Years’ War — Securing the Maritime Northeast — Markin,” n.d.

Barnes, Ian, and Charles Royster. The Historical Atlas of the American Revolution. New York: Routledge, 2000.

Barker, Thomas M., and Paul R. Huey. “The 1776-1777 Northern Campaigns of the American War for Independence and Their Sequel: Contemporary Maps of Mainly German Origin.” Fleischmanns, NY : Vergennes, VT: Purple Mountain Press ; The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 2010.

Brown, Richard H., and Paul E. Cohen. “Revolution: Mapping the Road to American Independence, 1755/1783.” New York, N.Y: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2015.

Edelson, S. Max. The New Map of Empire: How Britain Imagined America before Independence. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2017.

Higginbotham, Don. Atlas of the American Revolution. Edited by Kenneth Nebenzahi. Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1974.

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