Spies and Espionage in the American Revolution
Welcome to our informational website designed by Caitlin H, Emma H, Lauren H, and Meghan K. Here you will discover new things about all the different types of spies and espionage that helped the American's win independence in the Revolutionary War.
Nathan Hale is one of the most memorable spies in history. Nathan Hale was a spy for the Patriots in the American Revolution. He was crucial in the war, but was eventually caught by the British troops and hanged. To learn more about Nathan Hale visit his page on our website.
African American Spies in the Revolutionary War
Most people think of the Patriot army as white landowning colonists. However, African americans, free or slaved, were part of the continental forces. They were very good at playing the parts of "slaves" that the British could trust. In this website, you will learn about people like James Armistead, and how they helped in the espionage and spy networks of George Washington.
George Washington in the Revolutionary War
He was our first president of the United States, started the Valley Forge Camp that helped us win independence, and also an acclaimed spy. George Washington was an esteemed man who was one of the main reasons we are all free today.
Women Spies In the Revolutionary War
Everyone always hears about the brave men and young boys who spied for General George Washington, but never about the women who were also spies for the Patriot cause. They are often overlooked due to the fact that many people never realized how important they were. They continuously escaped suspicion and evaded the British troops. In this website, you will find the opportunity to learn about a number of female spies.