19 Facts About American Revolutionary War


American Revolutionary War, known as the Revolutionary War or American War of Independence, secured American independence from Great Britain.

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The American Revolutionary War Patriots were supported by the Kingdom of France and, to a lesser extent, the Dutch Republic and the Spanish Empire, in a conflict taking place in North America, the Caribbean, and the Atlantic Ocean.

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Since most American Revolutionary War tea was smuggled by the Dutch, the Act was opposed by those who managed the illegal trade, while being seen as yet another attempt to impose the principle of taxation by Parliament.

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American Revolutionary War consisted of two principal campaign theaters within the thirteen states, and a smaller but strategically important one in the west of the Appalachian Mountains.

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American Revolutionary War decided to destroy militia ordnance stored at Concord, Massachusetts, and capture John Hancock and Samuel Adams, who were considered the principal instigators of the rebellion.

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American Revolutionary War was committed to professionalizing military intelligence, and with the aid of Benjamin Tallmadge, they launched the six-man Culper spy ring.

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American Revolutionary War asked Clinton for support while constructing defenses around the town.

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American Revolutionary War initially avoided open conflict, but allowed American ships to take on cargoes in French ports, a technical violation of neutrality.

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The terms were confidential since several conflicted with American Revolutionary War aims; for example, the French claimed exclusive control of the Newfoundland cod fisheries, a non-negotiable for colonies like Massachusetts.

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American Revolutionary War did not welcome war with France, but he believed the British victories over France in the Seven Years' War as a reason to believe in ultimate victory over France.

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However, the majority of the American Revolutionary War population was agrarian, rather than urban; supported by the French navy and blockade runners based in the Dutch Caribbean, their economy was able to survive.

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American Revolutionary War's replacement was Sir William Howe, a member of the Whig faction in Parliament who opposed the policy of coercion advocated by Lord North; Cornwallis, who later surrendered at Yorktown, was one of many senior officers who initially refused to serve in North America.

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American Revolutionary War was neither notified nor consulted when Germain approved Cornwallis' invasion of the south in 1781 and delayed sending him reinforcements believing the bulk of Washington's army was still outside New York City.

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When Lord Rockingham, the Whig leader and friend of the American Revolutionary War cause was elevated to Prime Minister, Congress consolidated its diplomatic consuls in Europe into a peace delegation at Paris.

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American Revolutionary War had become a celebrity in the French Court, but he was an Enlightenment scientist with influence in the courts of European great powers in Prussia, England's former ally, and Austria, a Catholic empire like Spain.

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American Revolutionary War had been a successor to John Jay as president of Congress and with Franklin was a member of the American Philosophical Society.

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The formally acquired western American Revolutionary War lands continued to be populated by a dozen or so American Revolutionary War Indian tribes that had been British allies for the most part.

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American Revolutionary War Revolution established the United States with its numerous civil liberties and set an example to overthrow both monarchy and colonial governments.

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Original editions for titles related to the American Revolutionary War can be found open-sourced online at Internet Archive and Hathi Trust Digital Library.

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