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NAME OF CONFLICT: The American Revolutionary War

 

ALTERNATE NAMES: The American War of Independence (US)

 

 

 

BELLIGERENTS:

United States of America (formerly the 13 colonies), France, Spain and The Netherlands.

vs.

Great Britain and allied German "Hessian" States: Hesse-Kassel, Hesse-Hanau,

Brunswick, Waldeck, Brandenburg-Anspach, and Anhals-Zerbst.

 

 

DATES OF CONFLICT:

BEGAN: April 18, 1775

ENDED: September 3, 1783

TYPE(S) OF CONFLICT: Inter-State AND Colonial

 

RELATED CONFLICTS:

PREDECESSOR: The French & Indian Wars

CONCURRENT:

SUCCESSOR: The War of 1812

 

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History Guy: The Battles of Lexington and Concord

Some People in the Revolutionary War-- A listing of important people in the Revolution.

The Hessian Web Page  An interesting web site detailing the activities and origins of the Hessian forces in the war.

The War for American Independence Good web site containing links to Revolution-era documents and a chronological list of battles.

Revwar.com Well-organized Revolutionary War site.

U.S. History Outlines & Charts Informative site maintained by a fellow high school teacher. Data is available on most periods of U.S. History.


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