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This animated map shows the growth of the United States.

The history of the present-day United States of America spans over 30,000 years.

In northern America, some Indian peoples developed agriculture, and sometimes even built large cities.

During the 17th and 18th century, Protestants from the United Kingdom settled on the eastern coasts of the continent. In 1773, the British colonies wanted to become independent, but the British crown refused to lose their colonies and a war began between the American and English army. After 8 years of war, called the American Revolutionary War, Great Britain was defeated with the help of the French, and the Americans became independent. They called their country United States of America.




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