The 13 colonies was made of European nations. In 1764, after ending of French and Indian War, the British had to pay the debts because they lost in the French and Indian War. Therefore, the British had to increase the taxes and made a lot of Acts, such as Sugar Act, Townshend Act, Tea Act, so that they could make a lot of money from the United States to pay the debts. For this reason, The United States started the Boston Tea Party; they boycotts and stop buying the products of British. Consequently, the American war of Independence between Great Britain and its Thirteen colonies started in 1775. On July 4, 1776, rebel leaders made the United States Declaration of Independence. They won the Revolutionary War and started a new country.