In the mid 18th century, British colonists began settling in North America.
I can't believe we made it!
Yes! It is amazing! Winter will be hard though.
In 1754, war broke out between the French and British, with their Native American Allies.
After the 7 years war ended, in 1773, the Boston Tea Party took place.
The Sons of Liberty dressed up as Native American's and boarded a British boat. They dumped all the tea into the Boston Harbor.
Dump all of it!
On September 5, 1774, the First Continental Congress meets in Philadelphia.
They passed the series of laws, The Intolerable Acts.
Soon after, in 1776, the Revolutionary War started between the British and the Colonies.
When the Revolutionary War ended, the America's chose, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and John Jay to negotiate to Britain to sign the Treaty of Paris. They had two rules: To recognize the Americas as an independent nation, and to lift the border laws.