American Revolutionary War


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Noun1.American Revolutionary War - the revolution of the American Colonies against Great BritainAmerican Revolutionary War - the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
battle of Bunker Hill, Bunker Hill - the first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hill; the British defeated the colonial forces
battle of Cowpens, Cowpens - battle in the American Revolution; Americans under Daniel Morgan defeated the British
Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga - a pitched battle in which American revolutionary troops captured Fort Ticonderoga from the British in 1775
Lexington and Concord, Lexington, Concord - the first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775)
Battle of Monmouth, Battle of Monmouth Court House, Monmouth Court House - a pitched battle in New Jersey during the American Revolution (1778) that ended with the withdrawal of British forces
battle of Saratoga, Saratoga - a battle during the American Revolution (1777); the British under Burgoyne were defeated
siege of Yorktown, Yorktown - in 1781 the British under Cornwallis surrendered after a siege of three weeks by American and French troops; the surrender ended the American Revolution
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The American Revolutionary War, in which Washington served as the commander-in-chief of the continental army, was an armed conflict between Great Britain and 13 of its North American colonies.
The eight-part series - starring Aidan Turner as a redcoat who returns to from the American Revolutionary War - has been bought by US network Masterpiece.
In 1775, the American Revolutionary War began with the battles of Lexington and Concord.
More than 3,000 slaves such as these served in the Britain Army's fight against the American Revolutionary War, in return for promised freedom.
Ansbach, Germany still displays the colors of its regiments deployed during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783), and a visitor to this quaint town in Mittelfranken would not depart thinking that the Ansbachers were mercenaries.
Witnesses said they then ransacked the dying cops' bodies for ammunition and weapons before covering them with the famous Don't Tread On Me flag from the American Revolutionary war.
Liberty's Fallen Generals is a detailed historical look at a group of generals who gave their lives to the cause of independence during the American Revolutionary War, a conflict laced with stories of the Founding Fathers and other larger-than-life figures.
The roughly 37,000 Germans who fought as British auxiliaries during the American Revolutionary War were an important part of the British war effort, but relatively little has been written about them.
For children age 8 and up, "Revolutionary Friends, General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette" is an excellent example of English narrative embellished with French expressions to tell the story of the relationship that evolved between American leader George Washington and French nobleman the Marquis de Lafayette during the American Revolutionary War.
In fact submarines were used as far back as the American revolutionary war.
The colonists, unsurprisingly, balked at paying higher taxes and, eventually, the American Revolutionary War began.
The other two titles are Texas War of Independence and The American Revolutionary War.

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