Takes a look at both sides of the disagreement between the American colonies and Britain. While the focus is somewhat on George Washington and King George III, all of the major participants are discussed. The text is divided into 17 sections that break the Revolution down into manageable reads. Each section can be anywhere from 1 to 5 pages long depending on the topic. Bright and colorful illustrations surround and complement the text. The people are mostly Caucasian, with only 1 African-American and 1 Native-American depicted in the entire book. Speech balloons house quotes (an appendix lists the sources). Inset maps and organization charts help the reader visualize geography and structure. Chapters on the British and Rebel Forces include illustrations of the different type of military representations that formed the armies. Reference aids include bibliography, quote sources and index. Lack of table of contents makes browsing more difficult.