A look at life in the colonies and the relationship with Great Britain
Learn why American colonists decided not live under the rule of the British King any longer and revolted with resistance and war.
Students will know how the colonies were formed. In 1607 England started its first colony in America, Jamestown, Virginia. As time went on, more people moved to America and more colonies were formed until there were 13. Each colony had its own government. Most of these governments were formed as democracies; town meetings were used as forums for the...