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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