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Intolerable Acts

Approx. 1774

The laws that were meant to punish the colonies for their defiance in the Boston Tea Party

quartering act

Approx. 1774

People now have to house british soldiers

Revolutionary War

Approx. 1775 - 1783

a global war that began as a conflict between Great Britain and its Thirteen Colonies which declared independence as the United States of America.

Common Sense

Approx. 1776

Thomas Paine writes Common sense to let the people know why America is leaving

declaration of independence

July 4th, 1776

American finally breaks away from Britain and declares their freedom

America gets a flag

June 14, 1777

On June 14, 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.

Articles of Confederation ratified

Approx. 1781

The Articles of Confederation are ratified which set up our government

Shays Rebellion

1786 - 1787

Daniel Shays and a group of farmers attack a camp and demand they get the promises from the war

The Constitutional Convention

Approx. 1787

Delegates from the 13 colonies come to create the constitution

Ratification of the Constitution

Approx. 1789

The Constitution is ratified