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Ø May 10. Second Continental Congress convenes in Philadelphia.
Ø June 14. Continental Congress creates Continental Army
Ø June 17. Battle of Bunker Hill.
Ø July. Congress offers the Olive Branch Petition in attempt at reconciliation with king.
Ø American armies march on Montreal and Quebec.
Ø January1. Americans lose assault on Quebec.
Ø January. Thomas Paine’s Common Sense published.
Ø March. British evacuate Boston
Ø July 4. Declaration of independence adopted.
The British defeated the French and their Indian allies in the French and Indian War (1754-1763). The result was British control over much of North America. But the war had cost England a great deal of money and Parliament decided it was time for the Colonies to pay a share for their own defense.
The American Revolution became inevitable as far back as 1643 when the New England Confederation of Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay, C...
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