American Revolution – Massachusetts Historical Society Resources

Are you teaching the American Revolution next year?
Check out some of the Society’s many digital resources related to the American Revolution in Boston and New England:

The Coming of the American Revolution, 1764-1775 features more than 150 documents from the Society’s collections on topics including the Stamp Act, the Boston Tea Party, and the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Visitors will also find classroom-test lesson plans and document-based questions.

Perspectives on the Boston Massacre features newspaper accounts, broadsides, letters, diary entries, pamphlets, depositions, trial notes, and even bullets recovered from the site of the infamous encounter of March 5, 1770.

The Siege of Boston presents letters and diaries written by soldiers, residents, and prisoners who describe their experiences during the Siege of Boston, April 1775 to March 1776.