The three phases or the Revolutionary War

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The Revolutionary war from the start to the outcome in the end.

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  • The Revolutionary War was never actually a declared war. It was given its name because of the rebellion against the crown
  • 1775-1776
  • The battles of Lexicon and Concord, Washington's siege on Boston and the failed invasion of Canada in 1775.
  • Britain had a series of victories until the battles of Trenton and Princeton, when Washington surprised the British.
  • On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress passed the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.
  • 1776-1778
  • Outraged, the British sent more troops. At this point the British were winning.
  • Britain won many battles but couldn't secure loyalty, establish authority or hold territories. The last phase ended with the British surrendering to Washington.
  • 1778-1781
  • British products were boycotted and Americans started to weave their own cloth and make their own paper.
  • The Treaty of Paris finally officially ended the Revolutionary War, two years after the British surrendered to George Washington in 1781. America was now free from the crown.
  • The Treaty of Paris
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