Trace the "Steps" to the American Revolution-- Could definitely be used for the Civil War unit or other units. One idea- assign each student an event to research. Have them copy their foot on a piece of paper and then use the feet to form a timeline.
These interactive pages cover the Revolutionary War. There are specific interactive pages along with generic templates for any person, event or battle you may be studying with the Revolutionary War. The emphasis of the interactive pages are the causes, events, people, and results of the American Revolution. $