Without a doubt, one of the most important events in all world history (not to mention American history) was the American Revolutionary War. Through the battles that were to take place between
and its American Colonies, the face of the world would be changed forever with the birth of a new nation. The Revolutionary War and the significant events that transpired immediately before and after are essential to understand. Great Britain
The American Revolution set the stage for the creation of the United States of America, one of the most powerful and influential countries in the history of the world. Throughout the years that followed the American Revolutionary War, the fledgling nation would form, expand, and grow to become a dominant power in world affairs by the early twentieth century.
This course will describe many of the key aspects of the war: the precipitous events that led up to the war, the shot heard around the world, the Battles of Lexington and Concord, portraits of American patriots and loyalists, the Battle of Long Island, portraits of Redcoat (British) generals and leaders, Valley Forge, the Battle of Yorktown, the Treaty of Paris, and more. Each lesson will focus on particular aspects of the conflict, drawing to light important facts and other information relevant to the events at hand. This course is ideal for those seeking review, extra tutoring, test prep, or the non-academic hobbyists and life-long learners.
- Completely Online
- Printable Lessons
- Full HD Video
- 6 Months to Complete
- 24/7 Availability
- Start Anytime
- PC & Mac Compatible
- Android & iOS Friendly
- Accredited CEUs
By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Describe the major causes for the war.
- Describe the major battles and events of the war.
- Describe and identify the major figures of the war.
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
|First Continental Congress||50 points|
|Why Study the American Revolution?||20 points|
|Why was Patrick Henry so angry? Who was he speaking to? (See: second Video Discussion)||20 points|
|Lesson 1 Exam||9 points|
|Shot Heard 'Round the World'||50 points|
|The Boston Patriots||20 points|
|Lesson 2 Exam||8 points|
|Battle of Bunker Hill||50 points|
|Second Continental Congress||50 points|
|George Washington||20 points|
|Lesson 3 Exam||10 points|
|Battle of Saratoga||50 points|
|Battle of Trenton||50 points|
|Lesson 4 Exam||9 points|
|Treaty of Paris||50 points|
|Valley Forge||50 points|
|World War I in America?||5 points|
|Lesson 5 Exam||9 points|
|American Revolutionary Heroes||50 points|
|American Terrorism and the Revolution?||40 points|
|Lesson 6 Exam||10 points|
|The Atlantic Ocean as a Backboard||5 points|
|Final Exam||32 points|