Definition: The securing
of independence from Great Britain by the people of the 13
Colonies. Calling themselves the United States of America,
these people wrote a Declaration of Independence, defied the
authority of their mother country, and ended up winning a
war to protect that independence. The Revolution certainly
ended with the victory in the Revolutionary War; however,
the Revolution began long before that, maybe even with the
settlement in America (far away from England) of people who
wanted to govern themselves and who wanted to have a direct
say in the way they were governed.
This fun, illustrated article tells you all you need to know
about this famous war, from an easy-to-understand point of
on the Web:
Revolutionary War: Causes and Major
This site has it all!
War Seen Through the Eyes of the
Read newspaper accounts of the time.
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