Where did the American Revolution happen?

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pohnpei397 | College Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

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The American Revolution happened mainly on the East Coast of what is now the United States.  There was fighting all up and down the East Coast, but there was very little fighting very far inland.

The first battles of the war happened very near to Boston, Massachusetts.  After that, there were important battles in and near New Yorik City and in the area of Philadelphia.

Later on in the war, there were a number of important battles in South Carolina.

Finally, the war came to an end in Virginia when the British army was trapped by American soldiers and the French navy at Yorktown.

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mkcapen1 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 3) Valedictorian

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The American Revolution occurred throughout the thirteen colonies in what was once controlled under British Law.  The people who had helped to develop America were fed up with paying taxes to England and having to share profits with a government that provided them with nothing in return.  The colonists were fed up with Parliamentary rule and wanted to govern themselves. 

The British had a lot to lose and had not wanted any changes.  There were still people in America who supported the presence of the British.  They were often afraid of change and the problems that would develop.  The problems did rise ad the colonists and the British went to war.  The war we now refer to as the Revolutionary War.

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I don't know but yah i just don't.

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