american revolution

american revolution

The Politics And People Of The American Revolution | The Great Courses

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Parliament's responses to American protests increasingly alienated Americans. By the spring of 1776, the determination of the British and the agitation of the pro-independence in the colonies. In the second Continental Congress of July 1776, a resolution declaring independence was adopted by the Congress and framed by a Declaration of Independence composed by Thomas Jefferson. In the Articles of Confederation of 1781 a joint government for the United States was created. See the entire course available on The Great Courses: History of the United States http://bit.ly/TVBp02 View the latest content from The Great Courses: http://bit.ly/TGC_Home