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Summary of the Declaration of American Independence

Summary of the Declaration of American Independence

The United States of America was known as British America before its independence. The group of 13 colonies was ruled by Great Britain for more than 150 years in the early 17th century. The Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson is one of the major books collaborated with Continental Congress who declared their freedom as a legitimate nation in …

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American History Timeline (1675 – 1700)

American History Timeline (1675 - 1700)

American History Timeline: 1675 King Philip’s War begins when King Philips leads the Wampanoag Indians against Swansea. The New England Confederation declares war on King Philip and each colony is required to provide men for a combined force. King Philip achieves a decisive victory at Bloody Brook on September 18. 1676 In March, the Indians attack Plymouth, Massachusetts and Providence, …

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American History Timeline (1651 – 1675)

American History Timeline (1651 - 1675)

American History Timeline: 1651 England passes the Navigation Act that forbid goods to be imported from the colonies to England in non-English ships or from locations other than where they were produced. This action causes supply shortages hurting colonies and eventually leads to the Anglo-Dutch War which lasts from 1652-1654. 1652 New Amsterdam is given permission to form its own …

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