The revolutionary war is also known as the u.s war of independence. Fighting between British troops and colonial militiamen in Lexington and Concord in April 1775 kicked off the armed conflict. By the next summer the rebels were waging a full on war for their independence.France entered the revolution too in 1778 .
George Washington was commander in chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.
John Adams was a leader of the American Revolution, and served as the second U.S. president from 1797 to 1801.
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