American Revolutionary War

The American Revolutionary War started in April 1775 between British military based in Boston, Massachusetts and American colonial militia. While the conflict initially started as a political dispute between the British national government and residents of the American colonies over taxes, the American Continental Congress declared the colonies to be an independent nation in July 1776.

Eventually, the war also included France, Spain, and Holland on the side of the U.S. Land combat in North American mostly ended after the Franco-American victory at the Siege of Yorktown in October 1781. However

Chains (Seeds of America, #1)
John Adams
Johnny Tremain
Alexander Hamilton
The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 (The Revolution Trilogy, 1)
Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution (The American Revolution Series)
Washington: A Life
Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution (The American Revolution Series)
Washington's Crossing
Forge (Seeds of America, #2)
George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution
Rise to Rebellion (The American Revolutionary War, #1)
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
The Glorious Cause (The American Revolutionary War)

Kip S. Thorne
Can you identify in your own life speculations that became educated guesses and then truth? Have you ever seen your established truths upended, with a resulting revolution in your life?
Kip S. Thorne, The Science of Interstellar

Linda Gondosch
The "Indians" knew the destruction of the tea had to be finished by midnight--not one minute later. Destroying the tea was against the law. The men were defying King George III of Great Britain. They could be tried for a crime against the government, thrown into jail, and hanged. Why would they risk their lives just to destroy a cargo of tea? ...more
Linda Gondosch, How Did Tea and Taxes Spark a Revolution?: And Other Questions about the Boston Tea Party

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