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This caused strife between the two countries until the revolutionary war broke out this is one famous war in american history and we are about to learn when did the revolutionary war begin and end. Us history and historical documents the american revolution (sometimes referred to as the american war of independence or the revolutionary war) beginning in great britain in the late 1790s. Our revolutionary war timeline covers all the major events leading up to the war for independence, the battles and events of the war, and post-war events up to the ratification of the us constitution. Black soldiers in the revolutionary war by elizabeth m collins, soldiers live february 27, 2013 america itself was only beginning to emerge as an identity during the revolution and by the time it offered pensions to the veterans of the revolutionary war. American revolutionary war (1775-1783), also known as the american war of independence, was a war between the kingdom of great britain and thirteen british colonies.
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