The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place in the U.S.It was a big colonial victory.
George Washington led the army in the war.His smart ideas led to victory!
The battle was between the Patriots and Great Britain.The battle lasted eight years.
The battle was 1775 through 1783.Over 4,000 soldiers died in the war.
There were many battles fought. The colonies gained their freedom and became the independent country of the United States.
The British government decided to make the American colonies pay a large share of the war debt from the French and Indian War. Through the Sugar Act, Stamp Act, and other taxes, the British tried to collect taxes that the American people considered harsh.