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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The social factors contributing to the start of the French Revolution included social stress from a large population as well as the intrusion of capitalism into everyday life and the consequent social disparities. An eco... More »

The Green Revolution refers to the introduction of new agriculture methods that began in Mexico in 1945. The Green Revolution was initiated by the Mexican government to start new varieties of grain in the country to feed... More »

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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 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 »