The American Revolution for Kids - Spies, Ciphers, Codes Illustration

The American Revolution for Kids - Spies, Ciphers, Codes

For Kids: Both sides of the American Revolution had spies. Some spies carried messages. Other reported everything they heard. Still others spread propaganda and lies. ome did all three. Many spies were women. If a spy was caught, man or woman, they were usually hung or shot. But not all spies were caught. Depending upon your point of view, spies either did a great deal of damage, or a great deal of good.

Spies in the American Revolution (ppt)

The Culper Spy Ring (video)

Nathan Hale

Codes and Ciphers used during the Revolutionary War (short article)

Revolutionary Secrets (NSA): The Secret Communications of the American Revolution

Games

George Washington's Secret Code Game (This code was used during the Revolutionary War)

Other Code & Cipher Games

More Revolutionary War Games