Social Studies

The Revolutionary War: America's War for Independence

This one-week, five session course will look at what led up to the Revolutionary War and then the war itself.
Joe Willmore
230 total reviews for this teacher
7 reviews for this class
Completed by 29 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.

55 minutes

per class

5x per week

over 1 week


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Students will learn about the events that happened prior to the Revolution that set it in motion.  Students will learn why the colonists sought independence.  Students will learn what George Washington did throughout the war that was so critical.  Students will learn important battles (both victories and defeats) for the Colonists.  Students will learn the importance of French intervention in the war.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Class discussion and knowledge checks.
4 hours 35 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
While this course covers a war and a very divisive period in American history, there will not be graphic detail that should be triggering to participants.


Joe Willmore
Lives in the United States
Former University Professor, Consultant, and Author
230 total reviews
261 completed classes

About Me

I was an instructor at George Mason University, University of Massachusetts, and University of Virginia.  I've coached High School Debate (we finished 2nd in the country at NFL).  I've coached youth soccer (including multiple all-star teams). ... 
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