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NAME OF CONFLICT: The American Revolutionary War


ALTERNATE NAMES: The American War of Independence (US)





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


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

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




BEGAN: April 18, 1775

ENDED: September 3, 1783

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



PREDECESSOR: The French & Indian Wars


SUCCESSOR: The War of 1812
















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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