The call to arms was facing most American men of fighting age.
More than 200,000 saw action out of a population of about 350,000 eligible men. Some half served in Washington's Continental Army, while the other half served in militia corporations.
In some regiments, losses were about 40%, and the continental army experienced the highest casualty rates.
In fact, the total rate of casualties was higher than in any other US conflict with the exception of the Civil War.
The war claimed few civilians in New England and the Mid-Atlantic states, since the war was largely confined to direct military engagement.
The UK strategy to oppress the revolution depended on the loyalist mobilization, with up to 50,000 armed for Britain.
Many of them, especially in the low south, have joined or engaged in irregular warfare. Some 8,000 US lealists served in the British army in America in 1780, when the U.S. army numbered about 9,000.
There were also thousands of women with the armed forces both parties. Both sides. Some followers of the camp were harlots, but wives, nurses, cooks and washing machines were the most common.
In early July the British launched operation by landing 32,000 soldiers on Staten Island when the Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence.
In September, the British survived the Americans, inflicting severe deaths and forced a retreat in Brandywine Creek outside Philadelphia.
Vergennes was persuaded in December 1777 by the American win in Saratoga and his fear of the United Kingdom entering into negotiations with the revolutionaries.
The French undertook to keep "the freedom, sovereignty and independence of the United States, effectively" in the Treaty signed by the two nations
while the United States pledged to recognize the French acquisitions of British island colonies in western Indies
In October 1779 Clinton evacuated Rhode Island, New England's latest British fortress, and carried out a campaign against Charleston with 8,000 soldiers.
The maneuver was a total achievement.
The British were miserably hammered by French and American heavy artillery until mid October
The political mobilization of 1774 and political participation expanded considerably in 1775.
A greater part of the During these years elections have been started by the population.
The Democrats' thinking was shown by the title Pamphlet of New England 1776: The People the Best Governors.
The guarantees of rights are one of the most significant innovations in the state constitutions.
"Declaration of Rights" written by George Mason in Virginia in June 1776.
People's servant, and the people's right that government's reform, alter, or abolish.
The revolution's political upheaval raised the chance for further US society reform.
In 1776 both men and women were confronted by the Constitution of New Jersey.
Because married women were unable to own property on their own behalf, in New Jersey, only single women voted but many participated in elections with political debate.
The war for freedom while still supporting the institution of slavery was obviously contradictory.
Washington, which began to agonize over the moral of Slavery during the Revolution, was not lost to the contradiction.
He was not alone. He was not alone.