The Boston Massacre occurred March 5, 1770. It was planned by a few colonists to attack the British soldiers. Many people believe that the Boston Massacre was either an accident or murder.
Battle of Trenton and Princeton
The Boston Tea Party occurred December 16th, 1773. Colonists dressed as Indians and threw off boxes full of tea. They did this to send a massage to the king that they don't like tax on tea.
Battle of Yorktown
The Battle of Lexington and Concord occurred April 19, 1775. It was the first battle that started the Revolutionary War. British soldiers came to Lexington to steal supplies but the Militias found out and started the battle.
The Battle of Trenton and Princeton occurred December 26, 1776. George Washington crossed the icy cold Delaware and won two important battles. The battle of Trenton and Princeton was won by Americans and wiped out a lot of the Hessions.
The battle of Yorktown occurred September 28, 1781. This was the final battle between colonists and the British. The battle ended October 19, 1781 with America finally claiming it's independence.
America became it's own country on July 4, 1776. After the final battle of Yorktown Britain finally surrendered. America then created the Declaration of Independence and finally became a free country.