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20 Oct 2017
20 Oct 2017
King George III King George III ascends to the thrown of England
The Treaty of Paris Treaty signed between England and France ending the French and Indian War
The Stamp Act Parliament passes The Stamp Act as a means to pay for British troops on the American frontier. Colonists violently protest the measure.
The Boston Massacre Colonists shot by British troops stationed in Boston. Patriots label the killings "The Boston Massacre.
The British Tea Act Massachusetts patriots dressed as Mohawk Indians protest the British Tea Act by dumping crates of tea into Boston Harbor.
Shots Fired Shots fired at Lexington and Concord. "Minute Men" force British troops back to Boston. George Washington takes command of the Continental Army.
Common Sense Thomas Paine's Common Sense published. Becomes an instant best seller and pushes the colonies closer to independence
Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence ratified by the Congress.
The Battle of Long Island.
Washington crosses the Delaware River and captures a Hessian force at Trenton, New Jersey.
In desperate need of financing and arms, Congress sends Benjamin Franklin to France to urge the French to ally with America.
The Marquis de Lafayette arrives in America
Washington crosses the Delaware River and captures a Hessian force at Trenton, New Jersey. In desperate need of financing and arms, Congress sends Benjamin Franklin to France to urge the French to ally with America.
The Marquis de Lafayette arrives in America.
France signs a treaty of alliance with the United States and the American Revolution becomes a world war.
A miraculous convergence of American and French forces traps Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia. He surrenders his British army.
A peace treaty is signed between Great Britain and the United States.
George Washington gives up command of the Continental Army and, to the astonishment of foreign observers, returns to private life.
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