Grade 11

Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Building a Democracy

Explore how liberty is built, one brick at a time.

Reenactment of Revolutionary war soldiers

Dirty Little Secret

Source: Smithsonian Magazine

Did you know that many American slaves fought for England during the Revolutionary War? They were promised their freedom if they did, and many took the offer. Read this article to learn more about slaves’ participation in the Revolutionary War.

Portrait of George Washington

Where would we be without George Washington?

Source: National Constitution Center

George Washington retired shortly after the American Revolution and re-emerged on the political scene several years later. In this essay, historian Edward Larson emphasizes the significance of these actions and makes a connection to modern global revolutions.

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