American Independence And Independence Of The Declaration Of Independence

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In 1776, American Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, which severed the bonds between the United States and Britain, and started to build a new nation; one built using the concept of Revolution. By 1826, they had reorganized the government of America into something entirely different from Britain’s monarchical reign. Additionally, the Americans started to implement new ideas and views on the social structure in America. Lastly, they had a distinct geographical separation, that demonstrated their individuality. By 1826, the United States is a truly legitimate, independent, and unique country, due to it’s radical structuralization of a nation.

In the beginning, the Americans initially structured themselves under
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“ Under the Articles, the states had most of the power, and the federal government 's job was to help coordinate efforts between states”.The Federalists wanted to replace the Articles of Confederation, and form a strong central government, while the Anti-federalists wanted to tweak the Articles, and maintain state 's power. The Federalists eventually won and the American Constitution was formed, although, the Anti-federalists were satisfied by creating the Bill of Rights. The Constitution was built around three main parts: Executive, Legislative, and Judicial, and a system of checks and balances were implemented to prevent corruption, tyranny, and promote equality. The Americans wanted to distinguish themselves from the monarchy in Britain, that they recently revolted against. The senators debated whether to give the president a royalty-esque title like: his excellency, or his exalted …show more content…
The largest difference developing in America is the concept of equality. Alexis de Tocqueville visited America in the early 1830’s to inspect the prison system, however, he spent a lot of his time viewing American society from a social spectator’s perspective. He observed that there was a large separation on the views of money between Europe and America. “In Europe, he claimed, nobody cared about making money. The lower classes had no hope of gaining more than minimal wealth, while the upper classes found it crass, vulgar, and unbecoming of their sort to care about something as unseemly as money; many were virtually guaranteed wealth and took it for granted”. This absent mindedness of both class is non-existent in America, and the American lower class is much more willing to reach for wealth. “At the same time in America, workers would see people fashioned in exquisite attire and merely proclaim that through hard work they too would soon possess the fortune necessary to enjoy such luxuries”. The equal opportunity within America was a progressive concept that was completely new to the European countries. Another profound divergence was the equality of rights in America. Back in Europe, there was a very distinct difference in the way the upper and lower classes acted. “They knew where they stood in terms of social class and they lived

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