A page to find source documents on the American Revolution and the founding of the United States of America 1750's-1800.
John Adams Thoughts on Government 1776
Did You Know?
The Continental Navy Jack, designed for Commodore Esek Hopkins during the American Revolution, is still in use today. The Secretary of the Navy reauthorized its use on all Navy ships in 2002. The flag is 13 alternating red and white stripes with “Don’t Tread On Me” snake.