How Did The American Revolution Affect France Colonize The New World

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POLITICAL - shortly after the economic surge, peasants and workers across Europe resorted to rebellion, fearful that rising taxes would negate their significant raise of wages. By the end of the 15th century the monarchs of England, France and Spain put an end to the state of unrest by forming state administrations to control sectors of the country, as an extension of the throne. The bubonic plague’s devastating effects on the Native Americans may have helped Spain conquer and colonize the New World by reducing the native’s numbers significantly. SOCIAL - the economic improvement incited what is referred to as the Renaissance in Europe, or an increase of interest and funding for the arts. The Black Death in the New World had the opposite effect,…show more content…
Because peasants were the lowest class, they were also the largest; paired with their job of farming, it made them ideal to send as colonist to the New World, as they were expendable and eager to own all land they could farm. This helped keep England and France relevant in the movement to the New World, as they could muster large colonizing parties to make up for their lateness in discovery. England and France may not have had this ideal resource without division of labor. SOCIAL - labor was distributed between social classes in many European countries, and helped define each class more so than before. When the New World and Old World saw what work was designated to each gender in the other, they developed a misinterpretation of what society was like…show more content…
It also greatly reduced the Unitarian power of many countries, each manor implementing feudalism being like a state in a Federalist nation. Feudalism was also another aspect that kept the economy running despite the expensive and fruitless expeditions for gold and other riches in the New World. ECONOMIC - feudalism ran on a series of obligations that could be considered a trading of service in exchange for money, goods, or another service. Even though the classes were not paying each other with money but with services in feudalism, it maintained the economy’s momentum, as it kept everyone working and a steady flow of payments to one another. By keeping an overall strong economy for long periods of time, it helped fund ventures in the new world. POLITICAL - by keeping the social classes, in continued the trend with political involvement: the higher social classes had more say in the government in comparison to the lower classes. Reduced interdependence of classes by splitting them into sections; now if one class in one group failed, only a portion of the other classes would suffer. Took away some Unitarian power and implemented a diluted form of Federalism. This would disappear after lines between classes blurred and eventually ceased to exist at all, near the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the

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