American Revolution.docx - American Revolution The American Revolution is one of the most remarkable events in American history It marks the formation

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American Revolution The American Revolution is one of the most remarkable events in American history. It marks the formation of the United States of America after the rebels defeated the British in thirteen colonies. It occured between 1775-1783, when the American Patriots stood united against the British rule and fought for freedom. The Patriots were aided by France in their fight against the British Empire. What led to the American Revolutionary War? It all started when the colonists rejected the Stamp Act Congress in 1765. According to the rebels, the British had no right to levy taxes as they had no representatives in the house. One thing led to another as tensions rose between both parties. On April 19, 1775, King George ordered his troops to destroy the military supplies of the colonies at Lexington and Concord. This proved to be the last straw as tensions reached a crescendo, and soon the American Revolutionary War broke out. Under the leadership of General George Washington, the colonial governments in the thirteen colonies
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