Parliament passed the Sugar Act on April 5, 1764. This act made it where the colonist were only buying sugar from England.
December 25, 1776
A political protest that was in Griffans Warf in Boston. A group of colonist dressed as Nativ Americans dumped 342 chest of tea into the harbor.
November 15, 1777
Delegates from all of the 13 colonies (except for Georgia) gathered in Philadelphia to organize and support a unified approach to the British.
September 17, 1787
George Washington crosses the Delaware River with 5,400 troops. This was for a suprise attact in Trenton, New Jeresy
The Articles of Confederation were writtin on November 15, 1777 but was not ratified until March 1, 1781. This named the new nation "The United States of America". This was America's first plan of governemnt.
The Constiution took the place of the Articles of confederation. It is the plan of government that we use today.