the war between Great Britain and its American colonies, 1775–83, by which the colonies won their independence.
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This American Children’s Rhyme Isn’t So American After All . . .Remember eeny, meeny, miney, moe? A group of kids get together to play a game of Tag. Or, maybe they’re in the middle of a kickball game and the ball’s flown over into nasty Mr. Hunchguts’ yard. In both scenarios, who is it? Which of the rosy-faced children will be designated the chaser in Tag, or the (gulp) fetcher of the kickball from haunted Hunchguts’ …
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But I thought you were such a little American-revolution patriot that you would not be impressed by anything like that.The Little Colonel's Chum: Mary Ware|Annie Fellows Johnston
the usual US term for War of American Independence
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