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The American Revolution
The problems between the British and the colonists begain after the French and Indean (Seven years) war. The Proclimation of 1763 prohibited the coonists from claiming land they were promised in the west. Of course the colonists moved to the west anyway. From that point on the king forced new acts upon them.
Another event that led to the Revolution was the Intolerable acts of 1774. The act banned town meetings, imports on tea till payed for, charges on British solders, and colonists had to house British solders. The colonists were angry and eventually declared their war.
The Revolution had begun the colonies were divided into the loyalists "kings followers" and the patriots "king haters". In the war one of the minor battles between the colonies and Great Britain was the battle of Kettle Creek. Georgia's militia was able to claim needed weapons and horses from British solders. A great victory for those in Georgia.
The colonies officially became independent when Great Britain surrendered with the war ended the colonies officially became independent with the Declaration of Independence. And after wards the election of a president George Washington. Today we celebrate Independence with the fourth of July.
With the revolution over the colonies were free to create the United States of America. Each colonies went on the create their own Constitution to form some "state hood". And groups such as the confedreation of became apart of government. formign
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