Revolution To America And The World Dbq Analysis

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Revolution to America and the World Imagine an empire, so large and ever reaching influencing every country, state, and city in the world in more ways than one. Now imagine a loosely structured confederacy of only thirteen newly founded colonies which, proclaiming to be states, have not only seceded from this vast empire, but have become entrenched in a hostile war over their own sovereignty. That was the exact situation The United States was in with England, The United States a newly formed coalition is now confronted with the Goliath like beast that is England. The United States had been taxed and tariffed on imports, which were a common good during the time, and although minimal taxing, the colonial citizens believed their freedoms and…show more content…
Slaves were not granted freedom as late as 1865 in some states, and even then the African-American population was still mistreated (Doc 5). Nevertheless, African-American freedom can indirectly be attributed to the American victory in the Revolutionary War. Women, yet, were not granted total liberty until as late as 1920 in the 19th amendment of the United States Constitution (Doc 8). Although women have not had as much lingering unjust denial of freedom as the African American population faced after being granted their freedom (Doc 6). Some immediate changes were seen put into effect soon, after the war was won, the average white man demanded their right to vote and some even ran for a political position. Without a doubt, the inclusion of these different fractions of the population also delivered great benefits to the economy of the United…show more content…
However, during and after the war low class and average citizens were more relevant, and were seen as more prominent figures in the economic aspect of their government. Even the distribution of wealthy, moderately wealthy, and moderate citizens reached nearly uniformly balanced percentages in states such as Virginia, Maryland, and South Carolina (Doc 4). Women also for the first time worked together to supply the American army with the necessary tools and clothing needed at the time. This brought many women into the workforce, which had previously never been presented the opportunity or never seen the necessity of working. Children also were subject to harsh reality when they were rallied to fight in the American army against the English forces. The changes that the Revolutionary war established helped modernize different facets of the world that have lasted even until today. The Revolutionary war, has put into effect political, societal, and economical, development not only in the United States but around the world as well. The reforms that occurred during this time are determining factors which shaped the United States we live in today. Colonial America, the loosely structured group of thirteen states which fought back against the vast empire of England, reversed its role through
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