I am trying to name a timeline of the American Revolution. The title has to be clever. I was thinking something like " Baby steps to America's Independence " but that was one of the examples soo... I need another way to say it......
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How about 'inching'?
intr. & tr.v. inched, inch·ing, inch·es
To move or cause to move slowly or by small degrees: inching along through stalled traffic; inched the chair forward.
[inching. (n.d.) American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. (2011). Retrieved January 11 2016 from http://www.thefreedictionary.com/inching .]
Inching toward Independence: America's Infancy
The In- In- In- resonance of 'inching', 'independence' and 'infancy' is a bonus 'cleverness'.
You could consider ventures
(plural noun) a risky or daring journey or undertaking
Merriam Webster defines the verb form as to start to do something new or different that usually involves risk
You could perhaps title it as "Pioneering Ventures into America's Independence"
(My usage is only a slight modification of the example given alongside Google's definition)