Georgia, the last of the thirteen English settlements becomes royal colony. It was to become successful and have increased silk trade but this didn't happen.
A battle between French troops (supported by Indians) and American colonists begins the French and Indian War.
George III becomes King of England and ruler of the British Empire. He follows stricter policy toward colonies.
The first tax becomes law and affects all colonists. The Quartering Act requires colonists to let British troop members to seek shelter in their homes.
March 5, 1770 - The Boston Massacre occurs when British troops fire into a Boston mob, who were against British troops.
January 10, 1776 - Thomas Paine publishes "Common Sense," helping America to create a democratic and free nation. Helps America become independent.
July 4, 1776:The Second Continental Congress approves the final version of the Declaration of Independence.
The forced removal of the Cherokee Nation from the Southeastern United States led to the deaths of more than 4,000 Native American Indians.
The war between Mexico and America begins.
Passed by Congress on January 31, 1865 the 13th amendment abolished slavery in the United States.