He helped with food and supplies to troops during winters at Valley Forge.
He was the main author of the Declaration of Independence.
He captured King George III, and forced the British Army to surrender.
He helped in negotiating the Treaty of Paris with Great Britain to end the war.
“For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent.”
“He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people.”
“ For transporting us beyond Seas to be tried for pretended offenses."
“He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.”
A free education
Owning a home
“The Fight for Independence is Over”
“English Parliament has Repealed the Stamp Act.”
“The Americans Gain two Crucial Allies.”
“The French have Surrendered to the Spanish.”
The British won every battle till the final one.
In the beginning, the Americans were outmatched, but their skills and tactics improved.
The Americans overrid the British, defeating them at the Battle of Yorktown.
The British soldiers lost many battles against the disciplined American soldiers.
The colonists won representatives in the British Parliament.
The United States extended the western border to the Mississippi River.
African-Americans who were serving in the army were granted full citizenship.
Americans were stopped from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains.
Colonists were asked to serve two years in the British Army.
Colonists who were born in America were not denied British citizenship.
Colonists could not have their own legislative bodies.
Colonists could not hold any public office in the colonies or England.