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  • 1773

    1773
    December 16: Boston Tea Riot occurs
  • 1774

    1774
    The Settlers' Congress meets the first time against servitude to London in favor of an independent homeland (First Continental Congress)
  • 1775

    1775
    On April 19, English troops leave Boston to prevent the settler rebellion, Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia, begins to assume the functions of national government
  • 1776

    1776
    On July 2, Congress resolves that the United Colonies must be free and sovereign states
    On July 4, the Declaration of Independence of the United States is approved, written by Thomas Jefferson
  • 1777

    1777
    In October the British Army surrenders at Saratoga
  • 1778

    1778
    In February, France enters the war supporting the settlers
  • 1779

    1779
    Spain enters the war collaborating with the colonists
  • 1781

    1781
    York site. British troops under General Charles Cornwallis are surrounded in Virginia
  • 1782

    1782
    The Spanish recover Menorca from the English
  • 1783

    1783
    On September 3 the Treaty of Paris or Treaty of Versailles is signed between Great Britain and the United States, ending the War of Independence of the United States.
  • 1787

    1787
    The United States Constitution is signed
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    United states history of independence