Lesson Plan Idea: Songs of the Revolution

July 2nd, 2013

From our Independence Day ebook: Read these famous songs of the Revolutionary War period, and learn what role music played in the shaping of the country as it evolved from 13 struggling colonies into a nation. Each song selection includes questions for class discussion.

“Yankee Doodle”
John Dickinson, “The Liberty Song”
Thomas Paine, “Liberty Tree”
Nathaniel Niles, “The American Hero”
William Billings, “Chester”
Henry Archer, “The Volunteer Boys”
“The Rebels”

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