The American Revolution began in Lexington on April 19, 1775. Over the course of the Revolutionary War, between 1775 and 1783, battles occurred in a variety of locations across Eastern North America, the Atlantic and the... More »

The French Revolution took place throughout France. Battles were fought in different parts of the country including the Bastille in Paris. The revolution began in May 1789 with demands for change within the country. It e... More »

The Industrial Revolution first started in Britain in the late 1700s and soon spread to cover all of Europe. In the 1800s, the Industrial Revolution spread to America. More »

The American Revolution was a war for independence by the American colonies against Great Britain. It began in 1775 and lasted until 1783, with the Americans winning the war. According to historians, the British had the ... More »

There was not a single event that started the American Revolution, but a series of events including the Boston Massacre. A series of events over a period of years led up to this war. More »

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The American Revolution formally ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris on Sept. 3, 1783. In early 1784, the peace treaty was ratified by the Continental Congress. More »

The American Revolution started in 1775. Sometimes known as the American War of Independence, the war began when the militia of the Massachusetts took up arms against the British on April 19, 1775, in the cities of Lexin... More »

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