Contradictory Effects Of The American Revolution

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The American Revolution was viewed as a political disturbance that occurred between the year 1765 and 1783 during which colonists in occupying the Thirteen American Colonies disallowed the British kingdom and aristocracy, remove the authority of Great Britain from power, and established the United States of America (Lanning, 2008). It had interminable effects in the world as it affected specific groups in a different ways as it affected other groups. This paper summarizes the significance of the American Revolution to the following groups: colonists, slaves, native populations, and women. The American Revolution had a slight significance on the colonists. it resulted to the unifying of the colonial administartions and other parties. Being unifiedunified as Americans, they ended up sharing confident ideological…show more content…
The northern states either abolished the practice or adopted gradual liberation schemes. In the South states, the American Revolution severely interrupted slavery, and in the long run, the white southern American succeeded in establishing the slavery act and practice. The Revolution at a large extend encouraged the African-Black American resistance against slavery in the process inspiring thousands of slaves to obtain freedom by running away. Freed black slaves went forward and petitioned the Congress to end slave trade and putting pressure on the government to legislate laws that abolished slavery. A majority of slaves pushed for legislation of laws that categorized each person as the US citizen (WRIGHT, 1967). The American Revolution significantly influenced the native population. They were severely affected as most of them lost land, power, and culture. Their population was divided during the war time thus breaking their confederation that resulting in the loss of authority and prestige. Most British and American leaders neglected the natives people in peace negotiations (Aptheker,
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