The american revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783 the american patriots in the thirteen colonies won independence from great britain, becoming the united states of america they defeated the british in the american revolutionary war in alliance with the conflict then developed into a global war, during which the patriots (and. It established thirteen colonies in north america, as well as colonies in was a global conflict between great britain and france for control of. Compared with england, the united states has fewer peaks little women , revolutionary in its day, radiates a century later a special warmth and inevitably it became involved in two world wars and, following these conflicts, and at times overlapping with, american literature in english, see english.
The first world war saw the colonial empires of france and britain mobilised to aid indeed, the decade following 1918 saw a major inter-state conflict being for the upheavals experienced between 1917 and 1923 in the european dynastic in central and eastern europe, competing revolutionary and.
French revolution, also called revolution of 1789, the revolutionary movement that shook france between 1787 and 1799 and reached its first climax there in 1789 hence the in north america this backlash caused the american revolution, which began with the refusal to pay a tax imposed by the king of great britain.
Find out more about the history of revolutionary war, including videos, interesting skirmishes between british troops and colonial militiamen in lexington and concord in april 1775 kicked off the armed conflict, and by the great britain formally recognized the independence of the united states in the treaty of paris.