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Analyze the process of Independence of the United States, its establishment as the first democratic republic, and its consequences.
The war began after several years of trouble with the British Empire.
There were 13 colonies and the settlers within them also sought free trade.
The main cause was the taxes imposed by the British government on the colonists.
When the government did not have much money, they imposed a tax where they had to put stamps on newspapers, legal papers and even cards to play, this money went to the king.
There were other events like the Boston Tea Party and the Boston Massacre.
The war began on April 19, 1775 in Lexington and Concord Massachusetts.
George Washington was in command of the rebel army of America.
Britain became aware of the start of the war and appointed William Howe as the leader of its army.
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
The Continental Congress met in Philadelphia to vote for independence from England.
Before that, Congress formed a committee to draft the declaration of independence, consisting of John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert R. Livingston, and Roger Sherman, in turn, instructed Thomas Jefferson to draft the declaration.
The document was presented on July 4, 1776, written by Tomas Jefferson and it described the reasons why independence was sought.