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  • 7 years war

    7 years war
    This was a war that began in 1756 and ended in 1763. Powers such as Spain, France, Russia, Prussia, and Great Britain participated. In this war, France fought against Great Britain for its territories in America and the Indies. That battle was won by Great Britain, but the effects of this conflict caused the first steps toward the independence of America.
  • Consequences of the 7 years war in England

    Economically, the war was bad for England. Public debts in the country threatened to lead to bankruptcy. That is why England reacted by raising taxes enormously in its colonies.
  • Sugar act

    To improve the economy in Great Britain, taxes were created in the British colonies on its trade, it did not obtain many results, due to piracy and smuggling.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    A direct and unique tax of the 13 colonies dictated that the majority of the printed materials in the colonies be published on stamped paper (magazines, newspapers, etc.) and had to be paid in valid British currency instead of in colonial currency.
  • Patrick Henry

    Patrick Henry
    Patrick Henry demands the participation of the colonists in the passage of taxes in Parliament in London.
    Patrick Henry was a well-known figure in the American Revolution, known and remembered primarily for his “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” speech.
  • Quartering Act

    The British Crown imposed on the colonists the obligation to provide shelter and food to the 10,000 soldiers arriving from the metropolis.
  • Sons of Liberty

    Sons of Liberty
    Faced with injustices, a group of patriots organized to defend the rights of the colonists and demonstrate against the abuses of the British government.
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    A group of colonists disguised as Amerindians dumped a cargo of tea from three British ships into the sea. It was an act of protest by American colonists against Great Britain.
  • intolerable laws

    Among such laws was the Boston Harbor Act, which made it illegal to use Boston Harbor for the landing and unloading, loading, or transporting of goods and merchandise until the Royal Treasury and the East India Company were compensated. Oriental
  • First continental congress

    First continental congress
    The representatives of the 13 colonies meet and draft a Bill of Rights to claim the right of the colonies to take charge of their internal affairs without the interference of England, the request was not accepted and they decided to suspend trade with England.
  • Joseph Warren

    Joseph Warren
    Some spies grouped by Warren discovered that the British were going to try to put down the rebellion in Boston.
    Warren sent his secret network of messengers to raise the alarm
  • Battle of Lexington

    Battle of Lexington
    The battles of Lexington and Concord were the first engagements of the American Revolutionary War. These events marked a point of no return in the war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies.
  • Second continental congress

    Second continental congress
    The Second Continental Congress voted for independence and was elected as the supreme government of the colonies. Washington was assigned the mission of raising a Continental Army, issuing paper, money, and establishing local governments.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    It was the first great battle for the independence of the 13 colonies
  • End of Stamp Act

    After much protest from the settlers, this law was removed.
  • Third continental congress

    Third continental congress
    The United States Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson. In it, two basic principles were proclaimed that were later included in the great texts on fundamental rights: freedom and equality.
  • Virginia Rights

    Document proclaiming that all people have inherent natural rights and calling for American independence from Great Britain
  • Trenton

    Washington and his army crossed the Delaware River to win the victory at Trenton.
  • Saratoga

    The Battle of Saratoga was one of the most important engagements of the American Revolutionary War. Its outcome helped decide the final outcome in favor of the United States Army.
  • Alliance with France

    Alliance with France
    In the American War of Independence, France fought alongside the United States against Great Britain, beginning in 1778. French funding, munitions, soldiers, and naval forces were essential in the American victory over the British crown.
  • Treaty of Aranjuez

    Treaty of Aranjuez
    Agreement between France and Spain by which Spain intervenes in the American War of Independence.
  • Battle of King's Mountain

    Battle of King's Mountain
    The Battle of Kings Mountain was a war in which American troops were victorious.
  • Yorktown

    The Battle of Yorktown was a battle fought for the independence of the United States in which the American army emerged victorious after the surrender of the English Crown
  • Treaty of paris

    Treaty of paris
    The Treaty of Paris (1783) recognized the independence of the Thirteen Colonies as the United States of America and granted the new nation all territory north of Florida, south of Canada, and east of the Mississippi River.
  • The american constitution

    The supreme law of the United States declared that they were a free people, independent of the British Crown, and revealed (being the first State to do so) Enlightenment ideas, including deism, and the importance of the people, as it says in its constitution (We the people)
  • First President of the United States

    First President of the United States
    George Washington is named the first President of the United States.