October 14th, 1774 The First Continental Congress calls for boycott In response to British tax policy, the colonies' representatives decide to take action and protest their mother country's Parliament. Congress agrees to reconvene later if things keep getting worse.
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July 3rd, 1775 War starts After a few battles (Bunker Hill, Concord) George "Wooden Chompers " Washington is appointed by Congress to lead the American forces, known as the Continental Army.
July 4th, 1776 Declaration of Independence signed Game time. America formally breaks away from Britain. The next task: come up with a new government to replace the old one.
July 12th, 1776 First draft of the Articles of Confederation presented to Second Continental Congress The first draft is said to have used way too many "lols" and "btws."