, the Fourth of July celebrates American independence, but do you know all the events that led up to Revolutionary War and how it ended? If not, you should check out this interactive guide to the American Revolution. It's created by a high school senior who loves history and is chock full of information about this period in American history. The app includes maps, audio guides, biographies of important historical figures, quizzes and flashcards to test your knowledge.
The Patriots ($0.99)
Ever want to defend the Capitol from an army of approaching British Redcoats? You can get your chance with The Patriots game from Deadmans Production. Set during the Revolutionary War, the fixed gun defense game lets you pick sides in a battle for the US Capitol. You can play as the invading British soldiers or the defending American army. It's available for 99-cents and is great way to pass some time this Fourth of July.