American Revolution

The American Revolution began in 1775 as open conflict between the united thirteen colonies  and Great Britain.The Treaty of Pairs that ended the war in 1783, the colonies had won their independence. Americans felt they deserved all the rights of Englishmen. The British, on the other hand, felt that the colonies were created to be used in the way that best suited the crown and parliament. This conflict is embodied in one of the rallying cries of the American Revolution.

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Treaty Of Paris Ends French And Idian War

The Treaty Of Paris Ends French And Idian War was singed on February 10 1763 by the kingdoms of Great Britain, France and Spain with Portugal agreement. The signing of the traty formally ended the seven year war and marked the beginning of an era of British gained much of french possesions in North America.

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Boston tea party
The night of December 16 1773 Samuel Adams and the sons of liberty boarded three ships in the Boston harbor and threw 342 chests of tea over board. It took nearly three hours for more than 100 colonist to empty tea into the Boston harbor. The chest held more than 90,000 Ibs (45 tons) of tea

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Coercive acts (intolerable acts)
The coercive acts were a series of four acts established by the British government. The coercive acts describe a series of laws passed by the British parliament in 1774 relating to Britain’s colonies in North America. Tensions escalated over the coercive acts and the American revolutionary war broke out the following year.

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Lexington and concord
The battles of Lexington and concord fought on April 19 1775 kicked off the American revolutionary war (1775-1783) tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American colonies. A confrontation on Lexington town green started off fighting.

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Second Continental Congress Meets & Georgia representatives
The Redcoats fired into Boston crowed in 1775, now the professional army was attempting to arrest the patriot leaders, and minutemen had been killed in their defense. In May 1775 the Redcoats fired again storming Boston, The Second Continental Congress coven in Philadelphia. The summer of 1776 brought the point of no return. The representative of the meeting in the Second Continental Congress.

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Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence, adopted by the continental congress on July 4 1776. The 13 American colonies served their political connections to Great Britain. The Declaration shows the colonists motivations for seeking their independence. By declaring themselves as independent nation the colonies were able to conclude an official alliance with the government of French.