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American Revolution: A Resource Guide

The American Revolution (1763-83) was a rebellion by the colonies to win independence from Great Britain that led to the creation of the United States of America. This guide provides access to digital materials and a print bibliography.


The collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material associated with the American Revolution era (1763-1783), including manuscripts, broadsides, government documents, books, images, and maps. This guide compiles links to digital materials related to the American Revolution that are available throughout the Library of Congress website. In addition, it provides links to external websites focusing on the American Revolution and a bibliography containing selections for both general and younger readers.