The American Revolution (1775-1783)
Great Britain fought against its 13 colonies located on the Atlantic Coast of North America.
Causes of the War (Caused by a Combination of Factors)
The colonists agreed with Enlightenment thinking about equality, and these ideas were the basis for the independence movement.
The British Parliament made decisions about taxes and other matters related to the colonies, but the American people didn't have representation in Parliament.
Economic and social factors:
At that time, there was a wealthy colonial bourgeoisie who wanted freedom of trade without interference from Great Britain. However, due to the