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Section 1: The Early Years of the War

Archiving Early America http://earlyamerica.com/
Diversity of material about 18th-century America, with a particular emphasis on original historic documents, that provides essential background for the chapter and section.

Benedict Arnold http://www.ushistory.org/ valleyforge/ served/ arnold.html
Biography of the infamous Revolutionary War traitor.

Section 2: The War Expands

Historic Valley Forge http://www.ushistory.org/ valleyforge/ index.html
Variety of resources dealing with the camp at Valley Forge, including the full text of a letter in which General Washington requests aid for his troops.

Marquis de Lafayette: French Soldier & Statesman http://www2.lucidcafe.com/ lucidcafe/ library/ 95sep/ lafayette.html
Biography of the French general, with links to information about other leaders of the time.

General Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben http://www.cr.nps.gov/ museum/ exhibits/ revwar/ image_gal/ indeimg/ steuben.html
Charles Willson Peale's portrait of the German general who helped train the American soldiers at Valley Forge. Includes a biography of von Steuben and details of his achievements at Valley Forge.

American Revolution in Georgia http://www.ngeorgia.com/ history/ nghistar.html
Information about the Revolutionary War in the South, particularly Georgia.

Section 3: The Path to Victory

Colonial National Historical Park Homepage http://www.nps.gov/ colo/
Links, information, and activities about Yorktown National Battlefield.

Women Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War http://userpages.aug.com/ captbarb/ femvets.html
Great biographies of women who contributed to the American fight for independence.

American Revolution in Georgia http://www.ngeorgia.com/ history/ nghistar.html
Information about the Revolutionary War in the South, particularly Georgia.

Section 4: The Legacy of the War