- Words: 953
- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: American History
- Paper #: 39673055
People often confuse the American Revolution for the War for Independence. Although they share similar motives and similar actions, they are not one in the same. As John Adams made note of in a letter to Thomas Jefferson in 1815, "What do we mean by the Revolution? The war? That was no part of the Revolution" (Bailyn, 1967, p. 1).
He goes on to explain the war was more of a