The American Indipendence

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In History
  • Jamestown

    Jamestown
    Jamestown, the first of the 13 colonies, was founded by The London Company. It was a port and trading center.
  • Massachusetts

    Massachusetts
    Massachusetts was the second of the 13 colonies, it was formed by the pilgrims. This group was also known as the Separatists or Puritans. They came over to escape British rule.
  • Colonies in the USA

    Colonies in the USA
    Britain had colonies all along the east coast of the USA: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.
  • The Boston tea party

    The Boston tea party
    There was a protest called “the Boston tea party”. 150 colonist from Boston dressed up as native Americans boarded on three British tea ships and dumped 342 chests of tea into the harbour.
  • American War of independence began

    American War of independence began
    “Boston Tea Party” helped provoke the American War of independence which began in 1775 in Lexington.
  • Declaration of independence

    Declaration of independence
    The colonists made a Declaration of independence from Britain and Thomas Jefferson wrote a Constitution.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    With the help of France, General George Washington and his Continental Army defeated British General Cornwallis at the Battle of Yorktown on October 19, 1781.
  • The end of the revolution

    The end of the revolution
    This led to the Treaty of Paris, officially ending the revolution on September 3, 1783. George Washington became the first President.