American Revolutionary War

The American Revolutionary War, also known as the Revolutionary War or American War of Independence, was fought to secure independence from Great Britain. Fighting began with the Battle of Lexington on April 19, 1775, with the United States of America formally created in the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. With the American colonists supported by France and Spain, fighting took place primarily in North America, the Caribbean, and Atlantic Ocean. In the Treaty of Paris ratified on September 3, 1783, Britain accepted American independence, while the Treaties of Versailles ended the related conflicts with France and Spain.
American Revolution
The American Revolution was an ideological and political revolution that occurred in British America between 1765 and 1791. The Americans in the Thirteen Colonies formed independent states that defeated the British in the American Revolutionary War (1775
Saratoga campaign
The Saratoga campaign in 1777 was an attempt by the British high command for North America to gain military control of the strategically important Hudson River valley during the American Revolutionary War. It ended in the surrender of the British army
War of 1812
The War of 1812 was a conflict fought by the United States of America and its indigenous allies against Great Britain and its allies in British North America, with limited participation by Spain in Florida. It began when the US declared war on 18 June
Invasion of Quebec (1775)
The Invasion of Quebec was the first major military initiative by the newly formed Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. The objective of the campaign was to gain military control of the British Province of Quebec, and convince French
New York and New Jersey campaign
The New York and New Jersey campaign was a series of battles in 1776 and the winter months of 1777 for control of the Port of New York and the state of New Jersey during the American Revolutionary War between British forces under General Sir William Howe
Philadelphia campaign
The Philadelphia campaign (1777–1778) was a British effort in the American Revolutionary War to gain control of Philadelphia, which was then the seat of the Second Continental Congress. British General William Howe, after failing to draw the Continental
French and Indian War
The French and Indian War (1754–1763) was a theater of the Seven Years' War, which pitted the North American colonies of the British Empire against those of the French, each side being supported by various Native American tribes. At the start of the war
Naval battles of the American Revolutionary War
The American Revolutionary War saw a series battles involving naval forces of the British Royal Navy and the Continental Navy from 1775, and of the French Navy from 1778 onwards. Although the British enjoyed more numerical victories, these battles
Boston campaign
The Boston campaign was the opening campaign of the American Revolutionary War, taking place primarily in the Province of Massachusetts Bay. The campaign began with the Battles of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775, in which the local colonial
Kostadinka Momirovic
Kostadinka "Kosa" Momirovic [Serbian: Костадинка Момировић] was a Serbian centenarian who was the oldest known living person in Serbia at the time of her death