By the 1770's, Great Britain had established a number of colonies in North America. The American colonists thought of themselves as citizens of Great Britain and subjects of King George III. They were tied to Britain through trade and by the way they were governed.
Herein, what is the definition of the colonial period?
Colonial period (a period in a country's history when it was subject to administration by a colonial power) may refer to: Spanish conquest of Guatemala. Viceroyalty of Peru. Colonial history of the United States. British Raj, British colonial rule in India, 1858 to 1947.
What was the US colonized?
British colonization of the Americas. The British colonization of the Americas (including colonization by both the English and the Scots) began in 1607 in Jamestown, Virginia, and reached its peak when colonies had been established throughout the Americas.
What was the original colonies?
In the end the thirteen colonies were: Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.