While different than social revolutions, like the French and Russian Revolutions, the American Revolution put in motion a series of governmental, legislative and social changes that proved monumental. After England's def... More »

The Revolution of 1800 was a peaceful transition that marked the first time power changed from one party to another in an American presidential and congressional election. The most common definition of revolution involve... More »

The Latin American revolutionaries of the early 19th century were inspired to revolt against Spain by the American and French Revolutions. Both these revolutions demonstrated Enlightenment principles in action and gave t... 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 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 »

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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