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The history of the USA
- In 1492, Christophe Colomb discovered theÂ Americas.
- DuringÂ 16th -17th centuries,Â thereÂ wasÂ theÂ schismÂ betweenÂ CatholicsÂ and Protestants.
- In England, the queen (she is catholic) wants to exterminate the Protestants.
- ThePuritans,Â orthodox Protestants, areÂ soÂ TheyÂ took refuge in European countries in particular Holland.
- TheyÂ thenÂ went to the United-States. They considered themselves the Chosen People.
- The Puritans were the pioneers of the USA.
- They arrived in 1620 on board the Mayflower.
- The country, the USA, was founded by
- Several revolts took place between 1620 and 1776 including â€œThe Boston Tea Partyâ€.
- On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence is signed.
- In 1783, it was the end of the war of independence against British and the creation of the USA.
- In 1803, Napoleon the first sold Louisiana to the American. With the Louisiana Purchase, the territory of the USA became twice as big as before.