10 Interesting Facts about American Revolution

The battle between Thirteen American Colonies and British monarchy will be explained on Facts about American Revolution. It was also called as the Revolutionary War. The war started on April 19, 1775 and lasted in 1783. The battle of Lexington and Concord was the first battle of the American Revolution. Here are ten interesting facts about American Revolution.

Facts about American Revolution 1: Causes of American Revolution

Actually, there were many reasons that caused American Revolution. One of the most important reason was when colonies was asked to help Great Britain to pay back the debt through adding taxes on goods in the colonies. However, the colonists were disapponted because Great Brtain pressed them to pay taxes without representation.

Facts about American Revolution 2: The leader of Great Britain

King George III (George William Frederick) was the British leader on American Revolution. He was born on June 4, 1783 and died on January 29, 1820. Besides, there were 3 group of people in the Colonies, including the loyalists, neutral, and the last was people who loyal to the british but not a loyalist.

King of Great Britain

King of Great Britain

Facts about American Revolution 3: The battles of American Revolution

There were four major battles of American Revolution. They are battles of Lexington and Concordon (April 19, 1775), battle of Bunker Hillon (June 17, 1775), battle of Trenton (December 26, 1776), and the last is battle of Yorktown (September 28-October 19, 1781).

Facts about American Revolution 4: The Treaty of Paris

The Treaty of Paris was the end of Revolutionary War between Great Britain and the United States. It was signed on November 30, 1782 in Paris, Frence and approved on September 3, 1783. Finally, American Independence was recognized by Great Britain.

Facts about American Revolution 5: The countries that participated in the American Revolution

France, Spain, Caribean, and Native American tribes were involved in the American Revolution.

Facts about American Revolution 6: The First Continental Congress

The First Continental Congress was a meeting of thirteen colonies at Carpenters’ hall in Philadelphia on September 5-October 26, 1774. All of the colonies were sent to the first Continental Congress, because there was no central government in the colonies. The reaction of Coercive Act by the British was the purpose of the meeting.

The First Continental Congress

The First Continental Congress

Facts about American Revolution 7: The largest city in America

In 1775, the largest city in America was Philadelpia, followed by Boston and New York.

Facts about American Revolution 8: The total numbers of people were killed

Approximately 6,800 American people were killed in the battle, 17,000 died of disease, and 6,100 wounded. On the other hand, around 24,000 men of british died in the war.

Facts about American Revolution 9: The winner of the war

The winner of the Revolutionary War was the colonists of the American. Finally, they got their independence.

Facts about American Revolution 10: The Redcoats

The uniform of British army was called as the Redcoats because the colour of the uniform (bright red). Besides, the bright red colour made the soldiers were easier to see each other during the war.

The Redcoats

The Redcoats

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