American Revolution Facts
Several laws passed by the Parliament after the Boston Tea Party that were named "Intolerable" by the colonists.
Declaration of Independence
A document stating that all 13 colonies were individual sovereign states and free from Great Britain. Signed on July 4, 1776
Colonists from Great Britain that were in favor of fighting for their independence. They rebelled against the rule of Great Britiain and were in favor of the American Revolution.
Colonists from Great Britain who remained loyal towards their "mother country". They were against the American Revolution. Roughly 15-20% of the colonists were Loyalists.
An incident where British troops fired on unarmed American Patriots. Five civilians were killed.