American Revolution Research

By: Peyton Borel

King George

King George's "madness" did not start until 20 years after the American Revolution and some historians believe it was a disease called porphyria.

Role of Women

Although women were not aloud to fight in the war, some of them cut their hair and disguised themselves as soldiers.

Origins of the Revolution

At first, America didn't want independence from Britain, just lower taxes and more rights.
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Declaration of Independence

One of the writers of the Declaration of Independence, Robert Livingston, refused to sign it because he thought it was too early to declare independence.
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Boston Massacre

The massacre started because a wigmaker's apprentice named Edward Gerrish yelled to a British soldier, Captain Lieutenant John Goldfinch, that he had not paid his bill for his wig.
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