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8 months ago
King George the lll ascends to the throne
Treaty of Paris signed between England and France.
The parliament passes the Stamp act as in means to pay for British troops on the American frontier. Colonist violently protests.
The Stamp Act repealed but o the same day parliament passes the Declaratory Act asserting its rights to make laws binding on the colonies.
Colonist shot by British troops stationed in Boston . Patriots Label killings " The Boston Massacre"
Massachusetts patriots dumbed tea off of three main ships. and they disguised themselves as Mowhawk Indians
Their were shots fired at Lexington and Concord "minute Men" so the British had to retreat back to Boston
Thomas Paine publishes a book called common sense. The book became number one best selling book.
The declaration of independence ratified by congress
The Battle of Long Island
George Washington crossed the Delaware river and captured a Hessian troops in Trenton, New Jersey.
Congress sends Benjamin Franklin to urge the French to ally with America.
Marquis de Lafayette arrives in South Carolina
Some event happened
Washington stops command of the Continental Army and, to the astonish of foreign observers.
America and France worked together to capture master Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia and the British surrenders.
Great Britain and the U.S. signed treaty of peace.
George Washington gives up command of the Continental Army and returns to private life
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