There was a time when both the British and the American colonists realized there was no trying to back out of the inevitable revolution or taking their word back on either sides and I believe the greatest point of no return was the great Battle at Saratoga.
American colonies came to the new world at the beginning for a sole purpose of sense of freedom, whether it was religious or political, or in some cases both. They were able to obtain this feeling when moving from Britain to a place of their own. In this new world the colonists realized they were able to have economic liberties, free religion, and favorable politics. The colonists showed their freeness many ways. One particular way was participating in a distinguished group called the Freemasons.2
In the time of the revolution the Freemasons were privileged to maintain upstanding colonial members including well-known Benjamin Franklin and George Washington. Because of these men's activeness in the organization, the group became thought to be a colonial example of independence from Great Britain during the time of the American Revolution. Bernard Fay introduced this group during the time