Definitions for "American Revolution"
Revolutionary War; the war for independence of the 13 British colonies from Britain, leading to the formation of the independent United States
The American Revolution began in the 1770s and ended in 1783. Thirteen American colonies revolted against the British government to gain their independence. American independence was recognized in 1783. The result was the creation of the United States of America.
Source of Nationalist inspiration, bold change. Sometimes, the present-day struggle is termed: The Second American Revolution.
a special project for national public television broadcast that will include a two-hour film, an extensive Web site and an ambitious outreach campaign to schools and communities
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