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American Revolutionary War

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The American Revolutionary War (or, the American War for Independence) was a war fought on the North American continent between 1775 and 1783 by the forces of Great Britain and the forces of their American colonists. The British were defeated. The American colonists then founded the United States of America.

Notable events and battles[edit | edit source]

The Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the winter at Valley Forge, Washington crossing the Delaware River, Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, Cowpens, Saratoga, and Yorktown.

Notable personalities[edit | edit source]

George Washington, Nathan Hale, King George III, Paul Revere, Marquis de La Fayette, Baron von Steuben, General John Burgoyne, Lord North, Betsy Ross, Benjamin Franklin and Lord Cornwallis.

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