British Major General Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, surrendering to French and American forces after the Siege of Yorktown, 1781

British Major General Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, surrendering to French and American forces after the Siege of Yorktown, 1781

American Revolution

The American Revolution changed history.

It gave Americans their liberty. It inspired other revolutions. And it brought a new and very powerful country in to the world.

In this series we look at how the American Revolutionary War or the American War of Independence started, progressed and finished. This was a truly unique war. It featured Britain sending troops thousands of miles on journeys that took months to fight an uprising that broke out against it and its policies. There were large and bloody battles, interference from a variety of European Powers, heroes and villains. Indeed, this series shows us that even in the 1770s, the world was a very globalized place.

And what else? Well, there was a yearning desire for liberty, massacres, constantly shifting sands, and a result which left the world in a very different place.

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American Revolution History Podcasts

Boston Tea Party by W.D. Cooper

Boston Tea Party by W.D. Cooper

George Washington at Princeton

George Washington at Princeton