The history of the USA

The history of the USA

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  • In 1492, Christophe Colomb discovered the Americas.
  • During 16th -17th centuries, there was the schism between Catholics and Protestants.
  • In England, the queen (she is catholic) wants to exterminate the Protestants.
  • ThePuritans, orthodox Protestants, are so  They took refuge in European countries in particular Holland.
  • They then 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 “The Boston Tea Party”.
  • 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.

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