Valley Forge: Washington and Lafayette. Winter 1777-78.
George Washington and His Committee of Congress at Valley Forge. Winter 1778.
Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia, October, 1781, whereby over 17,000 British and Hessians became prisoners.
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere. http://www.metmuseum.org/works_of_art/collection_database/modern_art/the_midnight_ride_of_paul_revere_grant_wood/
The following four images can be used to depict the people, places, and activities of those living in England in the 17
century from the site of the Yale Center for British Art called
Britain in the Age of the American Revolution.
They give students an idea of what life was like, and teachers can access them on this website: http://www.british.art.yale.edu
Portrait of a Group of Children
, c.1743. The portrait depicts the life of wealthy children and their homes in England.
Charles Stanhope, Third Earl of Harrington
, 1782. The portrait is an idealized view of a British soldier who fought in the War for Independence.
Wollaton Hall and Park, Nottinghamshire
, 1697. The portrait is an example of the kind of extravagant lifestyles of the upper class that ruled England.
Two Gentlemen Shooting
, 1769. The portrait showcases hunting as a popular sport in England.