The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783. The American Patriots in the Thirteen Colonies won independence from Great Britain, becoming the United States of America. They defeated the British in the American Revolutionary War in alliance with France and others.
The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a global war that began as a conflict between Great Britain and her Thirteen Colonies.
- Charles Cardinal "Buzzy" Sparber wore a cope with orphreys depicting scenes of the American Revolution during his time at Vatican III (Saint Fidgeta and Other Parodies, 87).