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First American colony- Virgina

1607

Most colonels never been to Britain

1750

Americans felt more British then the British people

Colones at war with French and Indian settlements

1756

Over land. Redcoats help the colones

French, Indian war

1763

Britain won. War cost €14.5 million
Britain thought the colones should pay for the war
Increased taxation. The Navigation acts were already in place.

Stamp act

1765

Tax on documents

Quartering Act

1765

Taxes for the upkeep of redcoats

Britain obolished stamp act

1766

But introduced a declaratory act

Townsend Act

1767

Taxes on lead, glass and paper

No taxation without representation

5 demonstrators shot

1770

By the redcoats. The Boston Massacre

Americans dressed up as Indians

1773

And poured 342 tea creates into Boston Harbor. Or the Boston tea party

Britain introduced a special tea act

1773

Continental congress

1774

American parliament set up the continental congress

America build up arms for war

1774

George Washington

1775

Made commander in chief of the American army

Days later defeated at Bunker Hill

Paul Revere

1775

Rode to Lexington to warn American troupe that the British were coming to take there arms. 77 Americans fought a battle with the British. Later in Concord the Americans defeated the British- war of independence had begun

The congress issued the Declaration of Independence

1776

Defeat in White Planes NY

Americans drove General have out of Boston

1776

Washington and troupe re-group at Vally Forge

1778

, Von Stuben helps American troops and re-trains them

France joins the war on the American side

1778

6,000 soldiers and a fleet of ships

Surrounded Cornwallis in Yorktown

1781

French and American troop defeat Britain

Britain abandon war

1782

Redcoats return home

1782

Treaty of Versailles

1783

Britain recognised the Independence of the 13 colones and withdrew troops from America