The war was a great victory for the British, however it left the empire in great debt and was the starting point of the revolution.
The Stamp Act was a direct tax on the colonies and provoked rebellions and anger in the colonies.
The Intolerable Acts sent the colonies into outrage and made them feel like their natural rights were violated.
The First Continental Congress was made to bring the colonies together to organize a resistance against Britain. It became the leading government role in the revolution.
“Common Sense” was the first pamphlet to encourage the revolution. It gave the colonies inspiration and influenced many to fight for freedom.
The Declaration further severed the colonies connections with Britain. It showed the colonists’ motivation towards freedom and separation from Britain.
The Battle of Saratoga was an important victory for the colonists and was a turning point in the revolutionary war.
The Treaty of Paris marked the end of the revolutionary war and officially recognized the freedom of the colonies.