The Causes Of The American Revolution

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The American revolution was caused by unfair taxes by the British. There were protests on British taxes, and the American colonists got angry and declared war. The British were trying to take control of the American colonies. France helped the Americans beat the Redcoats when the American Colonies weakened the British Redcoats. The British empire surrendered at Yorktown 1781, but the battle didn’t end until 1783. The Americans fought on land with militias, and the continental army. Americans fought on the sea with a young navy. The militias and continental armies were poorly disciplined which made them have a disadvantage. On April 16 Paul Revere rode to 20 miles to concord to advise local compatriots to secure the military stores before the British soldiers arrive. During the battle of Bunker Hill, George Washington was appointed with 15,000 American troops.
After the Boston tea party, the British responded with the intolerable acts. Thomas Gage had 4000 American Soldiers under his command. During the winter of 1775 to 1776 George Washington’s Soldiers lagged so bad they needed fresh soldiers to maintain the siege. Henry Knox arrived with artillery from fort Ticonderoga. Woman worked as spies during the revolutionary war woman also worked as nurses. British and Americans used to think woman did not understand military strategy. Women where not allowed to fight in the military in the 1700’s. Abigail Adams was the son of one of the founding fathers John Adams she made musket

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