The Revolutionary War ended in 1783. A preliminary peace treaty was ratified on April 19, 1783, on the 8th anniversary of the "shot heard round the world" and the first two battles of the war between the minutemen and the redcoats at Lexington and Concord.
The American Revolution officially ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris on Sept. 3, 1783. The hostile phase of the war had ended nearly two years earlier, on Oct. 19, 1781, when the British general Charles Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington at Yorktown...
The Revolutionary War, also known as the American War of Independence, began on April 19, 1775, with the Battles of Lexington and Concord. The former began with a skirmish on the village green of Lexington, Massachusetts.
The Revolutionary War officially ended on Sept. 3, 1783. However, British troops began withdrawing in 1781.
The Revolutionary War began in 1775 between the United States and the British. The war was started as a bid for freedom by the U.S. from the rule of the British because of unfair taxing.
The last battle of the American Revolutionary War was the Battle of Yorktown, in which General George Washington won a decisive victory over British General Cornwallis. This defeat led to the Treaty of Paris, which ended the war.
The Revolutionary War pitted the North American colonies against Great Britain. The colonies rebelled following imposition of taxes and failure to give each American the right to full citizenship by the British Parliament.