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
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1776
Chains (Seeds of America, #1)
John Adams
Johnny Tremain
Alexander Hamilton
Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution
Forge (Seeds of America, #2)
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution
The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777
Washington's Crossing
Washington: A Life
The Winter of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1777 (Dear America)
George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution
Rise to Rebellion (The American Revolutionary War, #1)
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Soldiers of the world’s most powerful king were surrendering to ragged rebels who had defied that sovereign in the name of a new idea, the liberty of free men.
Thomas Fleming

On September 28 at 5:00 a.m., Washington started his Franco-American army down the road from Williamsburg to Yorktown.
Thomas Fleming

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