In 1775, New Hampshire was the first colony to declare its independence from oppressive laws and taxes levied by the British crown.The first colony to declare their independence from England was Rhode Island.North Carolina declared a month before Rhode Island.
Lithuania was the first Soviet republic to declare independence, in mid-March 1990. Estonia followed about two weeks later. Latvia was the last Baltic state to declare independence, and did so in May of 1990. However, the Soviet government retained power (through military force) over these republics until Yeltsin formally dissolved the Soviet Union as a legal entity in December 1991. Ignoring the democratic process, he did this despite the fact that there had been an all-Union referendum with about 76% of voters voting to retain the Soviet Union, in a revised form that made membership voluntary. - Thomas Callahan, grad student in Russian Studies, New York University.
haitiThe first Latin American country to gain its independence was Haiti.
the United States was the first country to develop an atomic weapon.
England, France, Australia, New Zealand. after the invasion of Poland 1939.
LITHUANIA was the first of the Soviet Republics to declare independence and did so on March 11, 1990.
LITHUANIA IN 1990
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The answers is Lithuania.
Libya was the first African country to declare independence from a European country. This country won its independence on December 24th, 1951 through the Western Desert Campaign.
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Haiti, a French colony.
Spain in 1816. Many people think it was in 1810, but no, it was 1816. In 1810 was established the first patriot government, but not independence.
Lithuanina was the first to declare its independence in march 1990, quickly followed by Estonia and Latvia. The three Baltic republics had always had the weakest cultural and historic ties to Russia and were seen by many as the natural candidates to be the first (and possibly only) ones break away from the Soviet Union. Russia recognized independence of the three republics in September 1991.