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 began in 1789 and lasted until Nov. 9, 1799. During this period in history, the citizens of France revolted against an absolute monarchy and redesigned the political structure of the country. More »

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The Haitian Revolution established the country of Haiti, ended French designs on the New World and led to a racial panic in the United States. Haiti became the first successful slave uprising in the Americas. This new re... 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 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 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 »