- Periods of United States history
- Important topics in United States history
The United States were founded from 13 colonies established in NorthAmerica?
by the BritishEmpire?
. In 1773 frustration with various British practices led to revolt and independence. In a second war, America tried but failed to expel the British from the continent (1812-4) and the two powers stalemated.
America remains a popular destination for immigrants.
The American country enjoys unprecedented economic prosperity and its people remain among the most free in the world and in history. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people move to America from around the world to improve their lives.