Robert Parkinson Incentive Behind Revolutionary War Summary

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Robert Parkinson’s views on the incentive behind revolutionary war differs from the customary narration. In the book, Parkinson provide a conventional view of the place of the African Americans and Native Americans in the history of the United States. The primary focus of the author is to clarify the roots of the war, the common conflict within the American patriots, and the exclusion of blacks and natives from the boundary of the revolution. The biggest claim made by the author is stereotyping of blacks and natives during the war. The founding fathers, including Washington and Jefferson placed fear in the heart of people by stereotyping the friends and enemy based on skin color. Race and fear was placed as the motivating force behind revolution,

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