Some words related to the Revolutionary War that begin with the letter "z" are the names of the Zweibrucken Regiment and Elizabeth Zane. The American Revolution Glossary contains no common words ending in z. More »

The American tradition of Thanksgiving began with a three-day feast that took place in 1621 to celebrate a bountiful harvest. It became cemented as an annual celebration in 1863, when President Lincoln declared a "day of... More »

Muskets were essential weapons during the Revolutionary War. These long, smooth bore guns were not accurate beyond 100 yards, so armies often fought in lines, shooting at enemies at close range. An army fired volleys, wh... More »

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Muskets were essential weapons during the Revolutionary War. These long, smooth bore guns were not accurate beyond 100 yards, so armies often fought in lines, shooting at enemies at close range. An army fired volleys, wh... More »

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Thomas Jefferson was not a solider during the Revolutionary War; instead he fought diplomatic battles with his writings. He is one of the founding fathers of the United States because his essays inspired colonists to see... More »

The American Revolution, also known as the Revolutionary War, officially ended on Sept. 3, 1783, with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. However, the major hostilities in North America ended on Oct. 19, 1783, with the B... More »

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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 th... More »

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