Taxation without representation, no religious freedom, and simple rights being taken away led the 13 colonies to demand and declare their independence from Great Britain.
The distance from Great Britain to the Americas provided the colonists an advantage.
The 13 colonies declared their independence from Great Britain in 1776. This was the time when the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence and cut ties with Great Britain.
The 2nd Continental Congress declaired independence from Great Britain.
Great Britain is independent and has no need to declare independence.
Imposition of taxes on the colonists without their consent.
To Declare Independence from Great Britain.
1776, the Declaration of Independence
Great Britain in 1776
Great Britain taxed the colonies, but did not allow them to participate in politics.
to persuade the colonies to declare independanceTo convince the American colonists to declare independence from Great Britain, then set up a democratic government.
The original 13 colonies officially declared their independence from the British Empire on 4 July 1776 with the signing of the Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson.
They had grievances which are set out in the Declaration of Independence.