The series of acts British Parliament passed in 1774 in reaction to the Boston Tea Party.
The war for American independence from Britain.
First attempt of declaring the colonies free of Britain.
Declaration of Independence signed and the Colonies became United and turned into America.
Congress declared that the flag of the United States would consist of thirteen alternating red and white stripes, and a blue field with thirteen white stars.
He betrayed his countrymen by leading the British army in battle against the men whom he once commanded.
American finances were in such dire straits that Congress saw the need for a separate department of finance.
British, French, and American commissioners met in Paris to discuss peace. The United States sent Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and John Jay.Its terms called for Great Britain to recognize American independence and provide for the evacuation of all British troops.
Group of Massachusetts farmers rebel against government because of unpaid war reward.
The approval from the legislative branch required to validate government agreements. In the United States, amendments to the Constitution require the ratification of state legislatures, and international treaties require the ratification of the Senate.