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Griot B - Party's Going On (Boston Tea Party Rap) Too Late to Apologize: A Declaration. Declaration of Independence: A Transcription | National Archives. Note: The following text is a transcription of the Stone Engraving of the parchment Declaration of Independence (the document on display in the Rotunda at the National Archives Museum.)

The spelling and punctuation reflects the original. In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

For Quartering large bodies of armed troops among us: The Declaration of Independence | National Archives. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. The Declaration of Independence states the principles on which our government, and our identity as Americans, are based. Unlike the other founding documents, the Declaration of Independence is not legally binding, but it is powerful.

Abraham Lincoln called it “a rebuke and a stumbling-block to tyranny and oppression.” It continues to inspire people around the world to fight for freedom and equality. Back to Main Page What Does it Say? The American Revolutionary War: A Timeline of Major Events. Events leading up to the War The French and Indian War (1754-63) The Sugar Act (4/5/1764) The Stamp Act (3/22/1765) Patrick Henry's "If This Be Treason" speech (5/29/1765) The Stamp Act Congress (10/7-25/1765) Townshend Acts (6/29/1767) The Boston Massacre (3/5/1770) The Boston Tea Party (12/16/1773) The First Continental Congress (Philadelphia, 9/5-10/26/1774) The Rides of Paul Revere and William Dawes (4/18) The Battles of Lexington and Concord (4/19) Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys Seize Fort Ticonderoga (5/10) The Second Continental Congress (met in Philadelphia, 5/10) Geroge Washington named Commander in Chief (6/15) Battle of Bunker Hill (fought on Breed's Hill) (6/17) Montgomery captures Montreal for Americans (11/13) Benedict Arnold's failed attack on Quebec (12/30) Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" puished (1/15) Patriot triumph at Moore's Creek, NC (2/27) Continental fleet captures New Providence Island in the Bahamas (3/3) The British evacuate Boston (3/17) British occupy New York City (9/15)

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George Hewes Eyewitness to the BTP - Primary Source. The tea destroyed was contained in three ships, lying near each other at what was called at that time Griffin's wharf, and were surrounded by armed ships of war, the commanders of which had publicly declared that if the rebels, as they were pleased to style the Bostonians, should not withdraw their opposition to the landing of the tea before a certain day, the 17th day of December, 1773, they should on that day force it on shore, under the cover of their cannon's mouth. On the day preceding the seventeenth, there was a meeting of the citizens of the county of Suffolk, convened at one of the churches in Boston, for the purpose of consulting on what measures might be considered expedient to prevent the landing of the tea, or secure the people from the collection of the duty.

At that meeting a committee was appointed to wait on Governor Hutchinson, and request him to inform them whether he would take any measures to satisfy the people on the object of the meeting. -- George Hewes. Biographies of the American Revolution. The American Revolutionary War - American History for Kids! English soldiers search a settler's house (1770s) In 1763 AD England won the French and Indian War against France (which had been fought mainly in North America), and so the English-speaking settlers on the East Coast could stop worrying that they were about to be taken over by France.

To pay for that war, the English government began to make the the English-speaking settlers pay more and more taxes. This brought the English a lot of money, but it made the settlers more and more angry. They were especially angry because they couldn't vote or speak for themselves in England about these taxes. The settlers decided to boycott everything they had been buying from English traders - they would not buy their tea, clothes, glass, paper, and so on (This is when many Americans began to drink coffee). In 1775, two years later, the first shots were fired in Massachusetts.

George Washington George Washington (named after King George of England) was the commander in chief of the United States' army. Revolutionary War. LIBERTY! - The American Revolution. American Revolution for Kids « Kids History: American Revolution. The American Revolution was a time when the British colonists in America rebelled against the rule of Great Britain. There were many battles fought and the colonies gained their freedom and became the independent country of the United States. The American Revolutionary War lasted from 1775 until 1783. 13 Colonies Before the American Revolution, there were several British Colonies in the Americas.

Not all of them participated in the revolution. There were 13 colonies which ended up rebelling. These were Delaware, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Hampshire, New York, and Rhode Island. Representation One of the main reasons that the colonists rebelled against Great Britain is that they felt they were not represented in the British government. War War didn't happen right away. Independence Each colony had its own local government. Declaration of Independence by John Trumbull New Government Activities. Revolutionary War Timeline.