10 special things related to America freedom struggle

242 years old America, 10 special things related to America freedom struggle

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Today America is 242 years old so here we know about 10 special things related to America freedom struggle

July 4 is known as the day of Independence of the United States. 242 years ago, In the year 1776, nearly 13 colonies in Great Britain together declared independence, which is called Declaration of Independence.

The famous sailor Christopher Columbus discovered the American continent in the year 1492. After this, people from here started coming from European countries. At that time Britain was a superpower and there were colonies in many countries. Britain’s army started clashing with the original inhabitants of here. 

Strict laws were made by the British government, which were not in the interest of local residents. As a result, Americans were forced to rebel. The people here fought a long struggle to get rid of British rule. 

Britain opposition to the United States started in 1765. On December 16, 1773, the ‘Boston Tea Party‘ incident in the United States provoked a rebellion against Britain.

After three years of this incident, the independence of the United States from Britain was announced in the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia. The period of freedom struggle in America is believed to be between 1776 and 1783. In 1781, the combined forces of the United States and France defeated the British army led by Lord Cornwallis, and with this, Britain abandoned its claim on the United States.

10 special things related to America freedom struggle

                                      10 special things related to America freedom struggle

10 special things related to America freedom struggle

  1. Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina and Rhode Iceland announced independence from Britain on July 4, 1776.
  2. Declaration of Independence was later signed by US President Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin.
  3. During America’s independence, the slogan of Americans was ‘No taxation without representation‘. This slogan was given in 1765.
  4. The fight for America’s independence ended in 1783 AD (according to the Treaty of Paris).
  5. The fight against the British Empire was led by the first U.S. President George Washington.
  6. George Washington was President of the United States from April 30, 1789, to March 4, 1797.
  7. On July 4, there is a national holiday in the US.
  8. The first written constitution in the world came into effect in the United States in 1789 AD.
  9. After Independence, America had to fight against civil war. The American Civil War began in 1861 and ended in 1865. Millions of people lost their lives in civil war.
  10. The United States now includes 50 states. The reins of the states are in the hands of the governor.

So, these are the 10 special things related to America freedom struggle