The American Revolution, also known as the Revolutionary War, officially began in But when Washington assumed command at Boston 3 Julyhis goal was to create a dependable, disciplined regular army.
Originally published in First there were protests and arguments. The same configuration appeared after the British invaded Georgia in and South Carolina in Clinton repeated that offer when British strategy turned south, with significant results.
The American victory Saratoga would prove to be a turning point of the American Revolution, as it prompted France which had been secretly aiding the rebels since to enter the war openly on the American side, though it would not formally declare war on Great Britain until June Historical Background The British government attempted to pass laws, enforce several taxes, and increase its control over the colonies.
The American Revolution, which had begun as a civil conflict between Britain and its colonies, had become a world war.