Time leading up to the War of Independence through the end of the war. 1763-1783
Was it really the colonies that caused the trouble or was it really King George? See how problems between the colonies and King George grew into the War for Independence.
Learn the story of Paul Revere's bold, daring ride to warn the Patriots of British movements.
The Patriots needed arms. There was a large supply at Fort Ticonderoga. See how that fort was captured.
What was George Washington really like? What kind of things did he enjoy? Did you know he was a farmer? Learn more about this great man.
Find out the story behind the man who is famous for saying, "I regret that I have but one life to live for my country."
This is the story of the attack on Fort Henry. The powder was almost exhausted in the fort and they were surrounded. Someone had to risk their life to save the others. A young girl stepped forward. Find out what happened to her.
Why would a young Frenchman risk danger to come to America? He left a life of ease to help us obtain victory. And, he was only 19 years old!
This woman did more for the cause of independence than many men. She couldn't fight, but she became a spy and had many dangerous experiences.
Follow Francis Marion is some of the most daring exploits of the War of Independence. Find out how he got the name of the Swamp Fox.
Who were the Tories? This is the amazing and amusing story of one of Marion's men, MacDonald and how he played a trick on one of the hated Tories.
If you haven't heard the true tale of vrave Sergeant Jasper and his defense of the flag, you are in for a treat.
How did Anthony Wayne get the nickname of Mad Anthony Wayne? Find out how he and his men managed to capture the fort at Stony Point.
You may have heard of Benedict Arnold. Well, Major Andre was the British officer that Arnold planned to hand over West Point to. Find out how God had other plans.
Find out how a little girl was able to save her Dad and family.
The Indians had thought of a very clever plan. Patriot sentries kept disappearing. What was happening to them? See how an observant Patriot solved the mystery
The French people in Kaskaskia didn't pay much attention the War of Independence. That is until George Rogers Clark came to town.
John Sevier had plenty of encounters with Indians. One of the most interesting was when a young girl jumped over the wall of the fort into his arms and he later ended up marrying her!
Thomas Jefferson is known for writing the Declaration of Independence, but he accomplished so much more than that. Here is his story
Andrew Jackson was a young boy during the War of Independence. He was a brave soldier during the War of 1812. He became a hero at the Battle of New Orleans and later became president.
Sammy was a strong young boy of nine when soldiers of the Revolutionary Army came to his town in Connecticut. Find out how Sammy met the famous General Putnam and then even was able to help him just like a real soldier!
Find out how Lydia was able to prevent a British victory at a crucial time, by simply listening and reporting what she heard.
When Molly Ludwig's husband fell while manning his cannon at the Battle of Monmouth, she took his place. Find out how she got the nickname of Molly Pitcher.
The story of how John Paul Jones, captain of the Bonhomme Richard, exemplified decisiveness and won the battle over the British frigate, the Serapis during the War for Independence.
How Adrian Marks initiated the amazing rescue of the remaining crew members of the USS Indianapolis, who'd been lost at sea after being torpeoded by a Japanese submarine in World War II.
Throughout is life Benjamin Franklin demonstrated diligence. By hard work and industry, he helped to better society and to establish a more perfect form of government.
By avoiding a pitched battle with his men in weakened condition, Nathanael Greene conducted one of the greatest strategic retreats in history.
Hear the story of the preacher who threw back his clerical robes when preaching to reveal the uniform of a captain and led his men off to become the Eighth Virginia Regiment in America's War for Independence.
The vote for independence hung on the arrival of one sick man. Would he arrive on time? What hardships would he face? Sometimes the future hangs on the vote of one man.
You won't want to miss this incredible story of forgiveness. From a tortured prisoner of the Japanese to preaching the gospel to the very men who tortured him. And what a demonstration of the power of forgiveness at the end of the story!!
Robert Morris had the job of collecting funds to pay soldier's salaries and supplies for the war effort. The only problem was there was no treasury. See how he won the title of the Great Financier of the Revolution.
Nathan Hale demonstrated honesty by owning up to his identity as a spy. As a result of his refusal to lie the entire Contintental Army was inspired by his example and bravery.
See how Patrick Henry used persuasive words to convince his listeners to enter the fight for liberty.
Nancy Hart acted coolly and cautiously when she faced the enemy, weighing the consequences of her actions against her duty to her country and was able to protect her family at the same time.
Daniel Boone's life was full of adventure He had many close calls with Indians. The Indians captured his daughter and friend. He was held prisoner by Indians. He accomplished opening up the way for the present state of Kentucky to be settled.
Independence Hall was the site for so many important occasions in the history of our country and the Liberty Bell has an amazing story of it's own.
Do you like to hear about seas and sailors? What do you know about the most famous naval hero of the War of Independence? What British ship did he first capture? What was the name of his ship? What reply is he famous for making when the British captain asked if his ship had struck? So many more interesting facts to this story.
How did we get our flag? Who gave the design for the Stars and Stripes? Did you know Washington actually visited Betsy Ross to ask her to make the flag? Do you know the meaning of the colors on the flag? Familiarize yourself with the story of "Old Glory".
It was the custom during the American Revolution for women, often wives of soldiers, to follow the armies into the field as laundry women. No account of the Battle of Monmouth is complete without this story of the brave Mary Ludwig who came to be know as Molly Pitcher.
The fighting of Marion and his men was very effective. The cruel British officer Col. Tarleton was in hot pursuit to break up this band of rangers. He stopped to talk to a farmer offering him money to tell him which direction the men had headed. But the story of this farmer is quite a surprise.
What do you know about the life of Paul Revere? There's much more to the man's life than his famous ride. And how about that ride? Did you know if was on a freezing December night? Did you know Paul Revere was taken captive? Find out how that midnight ride made possible the Battle of Lexington.
When General Putnam heard of the Battle of Lexington, he was plowing in his field. He dropped his plow handles , mounted his horse and headed for Boston. Putnam was probably the most dangerous enemy of the British forces. Learn of his daring descent down stone steps when the Brititsh were too afraid to follow.
The surrender of Burgoyne at the Battle of Saratoga is said to have been the turning point of the war. After this war, the French decided to help the Americans. Be prepared for adventure in this audio story.
Nathaniel Greene needed a messenger to take a crucial order to Sumter who was in a part of the country infested with Tories. His men were exhausted and couldn't move another step. 17 year old Emily Geiger begged Gen. Greene to let her deliver the message. He consented and this the story of her dangerous mission.
Cornwallis had surrendered at Yorktown. Who was to take the message to the Continental Congress and spread the word as he went? Colonel Tench Tilghman was chosen by Washington. "Cornwallis is taken!" became his cry