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The American Revolutionary War (or, War for Independence) lasted formally for eight years, beginning with the Battle of Lexington in 1775 and ending with the Treaty of Paris in 1783. The last major battle to take place was the Battle of Yorktown in 1781.

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It began in 1775 and ended in 1781. Over 200 years ago.

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