Yeoman Farmers During The Revolutionary Period

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During the Revolutionary period and the time of the New Nation, several changes were beginning in America. During the Revolutionary period, taxes were being imposed on the colonists by the British, which led the colonists to reject the monarchy of Britain, and create a rather weak government. After the Revolutionary period came the new nation, where political parties emerged. The settlers known as yeoman farmers in the eighteenth-century lived in the backcountry of the Americas. The yeoman were typically subsistence farmers who grew enough crops to sustain their families. Thomas Jefferson was a strong believer of the yeoman farmers and believed their independent farms to be of republican values that he believed in. The yeoman farmers began
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