The 13 British colonies, and the continental congress, Thomas Paine, The American patriots and the British soldiers.
|What:||The British put in their own army, which was a lot better trained,than the Americans. The British people had to supply the war with stuff from over seas.|
On April 19, 1775. Ended on September 3, 1783
|How:||The British Parliament said that Massachusetts to be in rebellion. The British took action to this, and the Revolutionary war started soon afterwards.|
|Why:||The British government passed laws saying that they had more control over the colonies. The colonies strongly tried to resist the laws and especially the tax laws. The American colonists were very disobedient to the British government.|
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