Top 10 Events in American History that lead to Indipendence

  • The Sugar and The Currency Act

    The Sugar and The Currency Act
    The enforced tax on molasses caused the almost immediate decline in the rum industry in the colonies. This was the begining of the colonies turning their backs on Great Britian and striving to become a new nation
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  • Son's of Liberty formed

    Son's of Liberty formed
    n Boston in early summer of 1765 a group of shopkeepers and artisans who called themselves The Loyal Nine, began preparing for agitation against the Stamp Act. This was a the first rebellion against the British and inspired others to rise againsy
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was the killing of five colonists by British regulars on March 5, 1770. The Boston Massacre showed the American people that the British don't care for Americans. They would slaughter all in a heartbeat. This made American's realize the British needed to be gone.
  • Tea Act and Boston Tea Party

    Tea Act and Boston Tea Party
    On December 16, 1773, after officials in Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor.
    The Boston Tea Party encourgaged Americans to not take or deal with Britian. That them throwing the tea overbaord was a
    reaction to all the Tax and hatred.
  • First Contential Congress

    First Contential Congress
    The first matter to be considered by all was A Plan of Union of Great Britain and the Colonies, offered by Joseph Galloway of Pennsylvania.
    This was the Begining to America's freedom from Great Britian. This began democracy in America
  • Decleration of Independece was signed

    Decleration of Independece was signed
    What Jefferson did was to summarize this philosophy in "self-evident truths" and set forth a list of grievances against the King in order to justify before the world the breaking of ties between the colonies and the mother country. This Document was The day that America became its own mother nation. Americans were one step closer to indepence.
  • The French-American Alliance

    The French-American Alliance
    This treaty expressed that if the United States was attacked by Britian, France would give them military support. This treaty made the American Military smart, stronger, and larger. Meaning defeat for France on the horizion.
  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris ended the war between Great Britian and The United States. Which...........WAS THE DAY AMERICA BECAME AND INDEPENDENT COUNTRY!!!