Monday, October 10, 2011

Website Spotlight: Spy Letters of the American Revolution


Website URL: http://www2.si.umich.edu/spies/index-about.html

Major categories are on the left sidebar:

1. Letters

Scan through this Gallery to see which ones interest you.

2. Stories

a. Concentrate on the section "The Infamous Benedict Arnold"

Read each of the articles, particularly the one entitled "Selling West Point"

b. Under "Women Spies," click on "Miss Jenny"

Read the article

3. Methods

Read each of the six items

4. People

Read the bio on Benedict Arnold

5. Routes (skip this section)

6. Timeline (this section is well done)

~~Kudos and Website reviews:

Spy Letters of the American Revolution
http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6076/

Spy Letters of the American Revolution
http://teachinghistory.org/history-content/website-reviews/23159

Best of History Web Sites: http://www.besthistorysites.net/


~~On my Learning Professor wiki, this website fits within the following U.S. History survey course module:
http://thelearningprofessor.wikispaces.com/Revolution

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