- The definition of the American Revolution was a war fought from 1775-1783 and won by the 13 American colonies to achieve independence from Great Britain.
An example of someone who was a part of the American Revolution is John Adams.
American Revolution definition by Webster's New World
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- a sequence of actions by American colonists from 1763 to 1775 protesting British domination and culminating in the Revolutionary War
- the Revolutionary War (1775-83), fought by the American colonies to gain independence from Great Britain
American Revolution definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The war between the American colonies and Great Britain (1775-1783), leading to the formation of the independent United States.