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Continetal Congress, 1775
The reluctance of the colonists to form a national entity combining all new states failed, so 13 new nations were formed. The Congress barely agreed on common defence, and free passage of people and goods.
1776
Declaration of Independence is issued by the Continental Congress for all the signatory colonies.
The Independence War begins.
1776–1783
During the war, some of the new states established special alliances beyond the articles of mutual assistance accorded in the Congress. Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Richmont appeared as the main political and comercial centers agglutinating the surrounding states.
Treaty of Paris, 1783
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Portugal on one side, the kingdoms of France and Spain, the nascent Republics of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island, and the nascent kingdoms of Delaware, Georgia, South Carolina, and Virginia; sign a treaty to put end to the war between both sides.
1786
The Federated Republic of Columbia was formed by the union of the Republics of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Rhode Island, with the participation of Delaware, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Massachusetts as observers. The Capital is set in Philadelphia, and the states agree to surrender some of their sovereignty to the Federal government.
1787
Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina form the Coalition of Virginia and the Carolinas, claiming the Transylvanian territories. While set mostly in opposition to the Columbian federation there is no common government established.
1791
Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and New Connecticut form the New England Alliance. The Alliance provides a common permanent army and navy, common foreign affairs politics, and a common assembly. States keep most of their sovereignty.
1792
Delaware revokes their monarchy status and formarly joins Columbia.
Rhode Island signs the New England Alliance. The Columbian courts discuss if an state of the Federation is entitled to sign a traty with other states.
1793
Rhode Island leaves the Columbian federation.
1795
Disagreement in tariff shuts down the borders between Columbia and Virginia. After a few months of negotiations, the delegates of Columbia, Virginia, South Carolina and North Carolina invalidate the provision on free passage of goods and people. Columbia applies this also to the New England Alliance states, and the Coalition applies this to Georgia. The Coalition of Virginia and the Carolinas keep free transit inside.
1797
Slave rebellion in St Domingue. The rebels seize power and declare the State of Haiti.
1798
The New England Alliance Assembly pass an act of permanent Union, as the Federation of New England. This is soon approved by the estates.
1799
The Spanish invade Haiti and annex the territory as the province of Santo Domingo.
Treaty of San Idelfonso. Spain should return Louisiana and St Domingue to France, but could administer them while French authorities can normalize situation in Europe.
1806
The Kingdom of Georgia invades West Florida and claims all territories east of the Mississippi River. A war starts against Spain who is in a bad shape due to the earlier Napoleonic Wars against Britain. East Florida is preserved.
1812
Columbia declares war to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Britain main involvement is against the French and cannot control the happenings in Canada.
The loyalist government in Spain nullifies the treaty of San Idelfonso in reaction to the French invasion.
1814
Mexican rebellion: a pro-Ferdinand junta seizes power in Mexico. It is followed by similar juntas in New Orleans, Santa Fe, San Francisco and Guatemala.
1815
The Mexican junta declares independence of the whole New Spain (Louisiana, California, Florida, Cuba and Central America, plus Mexico proper), under a centralized monarchic government. Civil war follows.
1816
The British authorities in Canada surrender. Columbia annexes Michigan and Upper Canada. Lower Canada declares independence as the Republic of Quebec. New England offers protectorate status to New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Terranova.
1818
Spain, backed by the British, sends several divisions from Peru and Spain proper to control the Mexican rebellion. Most leaders are imprisoned and executed; those who don't either moved to New Mexico or seek asylum in Virginia.
1821
The Coalition of Virginia and the Carolinas, which in practice is one nation governed from Richmond becomes the Kingdom of Virginia.
1822
Louisiana declares independence from Spain and claims all territories between the Colorado River and the Mississippi.
1829
Gold Discovered in Alaska. Gold rush is followed by Russians, Britons, and Columbians, mainly.
1834
New England protectorates are admitted as states.

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