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American Revolution

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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 by  Parliament and their refusal to represent the colonies in their  meetings. Furthermore, he was an avid publicist of the Sons of  Liberty, a patriot group that fought against British occupation,  famously known for the Boston Tea Party....
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 commanders  of that ill-advised fiasco.
The French fought with the colonists, and the Spanish helped  somewhat as well
It was really a mistake. American Colonists who were upset over  British policies directed toward the Colonists were harassing a  British soldier. It escalated to the point where snowballs were  thrown at the Soldier, when other soldiers came upon the scene a  rifle was accidentally fired and...
The Crispus Attucks monument has many meanings in and of itself,  most of which have to do with the revolution. The figure on top  represents the spirit of the revolution, a "Lady Liberty" if you  will. This element is inspired by Eugene Delacroix's painting,  Liberty Leading the People. Which...
This is called a constitutional democracy. The people create the  government, allow it to have its powers (outlined in a  constitution). This puts the govt in charge, but keeps it  ultimately answerable to the people of the nation.
It was the first victory for the Mexicans.
They would supply both sides with weapons, troops, and financial  aid.
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Paul Revere was just one of those people who didnt like Taxation  without Representation.
Crispus Attucks was the first person killed during the American  Revolutionary 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 last  time it was here, it was being signed." You can see the  independence hall in PENNSYLVANIA.
The ninth amendment states that there may be other human rights  that exist that are not mentioned in the U.S. Constitution, and  that the government cannot take these away.
Battle at Lexington and Concord is the main reason for open armed  conflict between United Kingdom of Britain and thirteen of its  colonies on the mainland of British America.
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"The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" was written by Henry Wadsworth  Longfellow to tell people, adults and children, what Paul Revere  did for the United States of America. If you have read the poem,  you know that he helped the colonists a great deal and participated  in winning the revolution!
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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
During the formation of the continental army, many free blacks  enlisted. Several slave-owners sent their slaves to fight in their  stead. Many slaves also joined after the US govt promised freedom  to 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 they  won is because 1)The weren't as cocky as the British Army 2) Their  alliance with France played a HUGE factor in who won.   If the British sent their whole Navy and their whole military, the  American colonies would have...
With the help of the french army force, American troops make the  British to be defeated at yorktown.
The British told the slaves that if they fought for them, and they  won the war, the British would grant them freedom.
  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 dictator  Santa Anna a the hands of the US. The US the took California and  the areas now known as Arizona and New Mexico and gave the rest  back to Mexico so they could still be an independent nation.
No, there is no sufficient evidence that Benjamin Lincoln and Abraham Lincoln were related.
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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
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, and  simple rights being taken away led the 13 colonies to demand and  declare their independence from Great Britain. 
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Benedict Arnold was born on January 14th 1741
During the American Revolution, Virginia was the most populous  state 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.
No. A campaign is a plan for achieving an outcome. It may last months or years. Every time you encounter resistance to this, there is a battle. A campaign may require many battles, some of them won, some of them lost, before it is complete. Grant's Overland Campaign, which eventually won the...
Crispus Attucks was the first person killed at the Boston Massacre.
Red Coats were the soldiers sent by the British king to control the colonists, who used this term for them because their coats were red. It was the Red Coats that the Americans fought against in the Revolutionary War.
The British won the battle of Ticondaroga.
Americans- 21 died and 56 were injured   French-52 dead and 134 injured    British- 226 dead and injured
Britain, Spain, and France were potential enemies.
The use of nontraditional military tactics helped the patriots  defeat the British. The British were not accustomed to the  guerrilla tactics and were taken by surprise.
The Piedmont is a plateau which begins at the fall line. The fall line is called that because it is the place where waterfalls separate the Piedmont Plateau from the Atlantic Coastal Plain. Boats can go up the rivers from the ocean to the fall line. They stop there. That is how they got to the...
The British were support the Indians in the northwest Indian wars.  The Americans saw this as a British effort to end American  sovereignty and this was a cause for the War of 1812.