American Revolution

Parent Category: War and Military History
The struggle that freed the colonists from British Rule, the American Revolution took place from 1776 to 1781.
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First of all, Adams was a politician, he was infuriated byParliament and their refusal to represent the colonies in theirmeetings. Furthermore, he was an avid publicist of the Sons ofLiberty, a patriot group that fought against British occupation,famously known for the Boston Tea Party. He...
On June 17, 1775 British regulars faced an assemblage of independently minded colonial militia at the Battle of Bunker Hill. By evening of that day the British held the Charlestown peninsula, and a new respect for the determination and resourcefulness of colonial forces. The colonials, if shaken...
Washington took no part in the Quebec Campaign. Benedict Arnold,General Mongomery, and Daniel Morgan were the American commandersof that ill-advised fiasco.
New voting laws limit the power of the Duma. . Beginnings of a constitution (The Duma takes control) . A Provisional Government is set up (Temporary) . The War with Germany is continued. Hope this helps.
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Franklin was one of the people working on the Decleration of Indipendance.
The Missouri Compromise was an agreement passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress, involving primarily the regulation of slavery in the western territories. It prohibited slavery in the former Louisiana Territory north of the parallel 36°30'...
The French fought with the colonists, and the Spanish helpedsomewhat as well
It was really a mistake. American Colonists who were upset overBritish policies directed toward the Colonists were harassing aBritish soldier. It escalated to the point where snowballs werethrown at the Soldier, when other soldiers came upon the scene arifle was accidentally fired and this led to...
The Crispus Attucks monument has many meanings in and of itself,most of which have to do with the revolution. The figure on toprepresents the spirit of the revolution, a "Lady Liberty" if youwill. This element is inspired by Eugene Delacroix's painting, Liberty Leading the People. Which was...
This is called a constitutional democracy. The people create thegovernment, allow it to have its powers (outlined in aconstitution). This puts the govt in charge, but keeps itultimately answerable to the people of the nation.
It was the first victory for the Mexicans.
They would supply both sides with weapons, troops, and financialaid.
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Paul Revere was just one of those people who didnt like Taxationwithout Representation.
Crispus Attucks was the first person killed during the AmericanRevolutionary War. He was killed during the Boston Massacre.
1. Much more accurate long range shooting. 2. It made hand to hand combat less common.
The battle of Germantown was a British victory.
Independence Hall's assembly room. Ben Gates (In national treasure)really controls the emotion of our Liberty when he said, "The lasttime it was here, it was being signed." You can see theindependence hall in PENNSYLVANIA.
The ninth amendment states that there may be other human rightsthat exist that are not mentioned in the U.S. Constitution, andthat the government cannot take these away.
The British tried to tax the colonists for all goods and services, and the colonists finally refused to pay and dumped all the English tea in the Boston Harbor, which came to be known as the Boston Tea Party. Next came the Revolutionary War, which the colonists won and signed the Declaration of...
Battle at Lexington and Concord is the main reason for open armedconflict between United Kingdom of Britain and thirteen of itscolonies on the mainland of British America.
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"The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" was written by Henry WadsworthLongfellow to tell people, adults and children, what Paul Reveredid for the United States of America. If you have read the poem,you know that he helped the colonists a great deal and participatedin winning the revolution!
He had two children: Mary and Charles (II)
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He was in Philidelphia, Pennsylvania
The tea was gone because the colonist,sons of liberty, and Samuel Adams dumped every tea the ship had. AND DONT ASK AGAIN CUZ SOMETHING BAD WOULD HAPPEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!l
No. It was a story made up by her grandson nor did she have anything to do with the selection of the colors or design. Francis Hopkinson is the man who was recognized by Congress for the design of the flag. However, Betsy Ross DID make flags in an upholstery business that she and her husband...
During the formation of the continental army, many free blacksenlisted. Several slave-owners sent their slaves to fight in theirstead. Many slaves also joined after the US govt promised freedomto slaves who served for a year.
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I'm not entirely sure what you mean. Germany was most opposed by the final result, France was most opposed by Wilsons Fourteen Points which was greatly modified to become the treaty of Paris.
Not NEARLY as strong as the British Army. But the only reason theywon is because 1)The weren't as cocky as the British Army 2) Theiralliance with France played a HUGE factor in who won. If the British sent their whole Navy and their whole military, theAmerican colonies would have easily been...
With the help of the french army force, American troops make theBritish to be defeated at yorktown.
The British told the slaves that if they fought for them, and theywon the war, the British would grant them freedom.
The colonies gained their independence from England. For A+ :)
It was called hanging them "in effegy.". Disliked persons could also be burned "in effegy."
it ended when the allies won,and the Germans lost.And the allies took over.
It sort of ended when Mexico lost the war under their dictatorSanta Anna a the hands of the US. The US the took California andthe areas now known as Arizona and New Mexico and gave the restback to Mexico so they could still be an independent nation.
Paul Revere made his famous ride on the night of Tuesday, April 18,1775. Contrary to popular belief, Revere never made it to Concordto give the warning that the British were coming.
Paul Revere made his ride on a Tuesday night, April 18, 1775, atten o'clock at night. He was headed to Lexington. He arrived thenext day, April 19.
No, there is no sufficient evidence that Benjamin Lincoln and Abraham Lincoln were related.
the 13 colonies got their independence from Britain because it was a lot of days for the war, so a general put a white flag to surrendered.
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the Americans won the Battle of Saratoga that cause King Louis Vllof France to aid the American with inevitable lead to FrenchRevolution
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Massachusetts. Despite their loss, theinexperienced colonial forces inflicted significant casualtiesagainst the enemy, and the battle provided them with an important ...
By general Howe forcing george Washington out of Philadelphia.
The articles of confederation were the first government.
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no, he was not. Washington had the declaration of independence readto his troops in new York city on july 9.
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This battle was won by Major Pitcairn [British] over Joseph Warren [American]. The Americans fought by taking hold of the Old North Bridge and refusing to let go. That was the battle of Concord. We later lost at Lexington when Major Pitcairn was assisted by a fellow Englishman, General Hugh Percy....
Taxation without representation, no religious freedom, andsimple rights being taken away led the 13 colonies to demand anddeclare their independence from Great Britain.
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Lord Baltimore was the leader of the past catholic Maryland.
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Benedict Arnold was born on January 14th 1741
During the American Revolution, Virginia was the most populousstate by far. It was also the largest state in terms of area.
The Revolutionary War, signing of the Peace Treaty in France in1783, and the appointment of America's first President took place,or were in the works between the writing of the Declaration ofIndependence, and the Constitution.
Yes. If you're using the textbook "The American Pageant," on page 46, it says "Calvinism became the dominant theological credo not only of the New England Puritans, but of other American settlers as well, including the Scottish Presbyterians, French Huguenots, and communicants of the Dutch Reformed...
Because the French felt that anything that was bad for the United Kingdom was good for France.