The American Revolution: Why They Rebelled Against Great Britain

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The American revolution was a war that made the americans very powerful and the place we live in now. If it wasn't for the American revolution than this country would have never been like it is now. This war was fought between the thirteen colonies and the rulers Great Britain. Before the American revolution America which were the thirteen colonies was ruled by Great britain. The thirteen colonies were in Georgia, South and North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and New York.

So the thirteen colonies that were ruled by Great Britain rebelled against their rulers and like every other war it was for some reasons. The first reason they rebelled against Great Britain was because of the French and Indian war. This war was against the French and the British and they were fighting for who will take over America. …show more content…

The war started due to the first battle of the American revolution, known as the battle of Lexington and Concord. In the battle America won because Great Britain retreated to Boston. Later in the war other battles have happened and America made a Declaration of Independence which basically explaing to Great Britain why they choose to rebel against them trying to cool the war down. During the war many battles happened a big one was called the battle of Bunker Hill and in the battle the Patriots also known as americans that rebelled against Great Britain, kept them in Boston while the British were planning and Great Britain ended up winning. Another big battle was called the battle of Saratoga and in this battle the British general Burgoyne cut the colonies in half and America ended up winning that one. The other big battle was called the battle of Yorktown and in this the patriots harassed British general Charles Cornwallis and American ended up

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