American Revolutionary War Facts

George Washington at Yorktown
General George Washington


In 1775 when the American Revolutionary War broke out the American colonist did not have a very good chance of winning. Britain had a large well trained army and the best navy in the world. On the other hand the Americans had a disorganized collection of state militias and their navy was very small. However due to many factors, not the least of which was the determination and bravery of the American soldiers, the colonist pulled off an amazing upset and won their independence.
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Timeline of the American Revolutionary War

Advantages the Colonist had in the American Revolutionary War

Conclusion American Revolutionary War Facts

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