Blimey! What If the British Had Won the Revolutionary War?
Abigail Adams: Economics, Discovery and Daily Life
Skill: Middle School
Time Required: Two to three class periods
For those who lived through the American Revolution, there were many times when it was not at all certain that the colonists would succeed in separating themselves from Britain. The Colonial army was mostly untrained, and the British were the best armed, best trained, and most experienced army in the world. What might have happened if, indeed, the British had won?
The History Place
History Central: The Revolutionary War
An Outline of American History: The Revolution
This lesson is based on a web quest designed by Patrice Butler and Tom Seward and adapted by Averil McClelland, Kent State University.