North American Revolution 1775-1787


A revolutionary teapot in response to the new British taxation policies on the American colonies

Signing of Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776

Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776

Common Sense by Thomas Paine, a political pamphlet on the revolution


Crossing of the Delaware on Christmas 1776, portrayed by Emmanuel Gottlieb Leutze at 1851

Continental Army uniform, Revolutionary War


Articles of Confederation, ratified on March 1, 1781

Political Cartoon portraying Shay's Rebellion at 1787, portrayed by an unknown artist


Constitution, ratified on June 21, 1788

Bust of George Washington, first president of the United States of America

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