Dbq Essay On The American Revolution

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The American Revolution changed and impacted our history. The revolutionary left it’s mark in history and a few familiar names and holidays including The 4th of July, Pulaski Day (Illinois), The Philadelphia 49ers, The New England Patriots, and much more. Towns, sports teams, schools, streets, countries, and even family names can be traced back to the American Revolution (Background Essay). Before the revolution, there was extreme changes in the political system, social system, and the economic system. Due to these changes, the American Revolution was seen as a radical change; because of the ending of slavery, and the equality of women. The drawing La Destruction De La Statue Royale A Nouvelle Yorck by Franz Xavier Habermann represents the townspeople and the soldiers tearing down the statue of King George. The thirteen colonies had had enough and wanted to prove the were not scared of England and that they have equal rights, so they shouldn’t be treated differently (Doc 1). This painting is showing political change. In the Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America (July 4, 1776), congress states that all men are created equal as a truth to be self-evident (Doc 2). This didn’t go over good with the classes because the poor felt they were now held at the same standards as the rich and high class men. This is a …show more content…
Abigail Adams also stated that women deserved more freedom than they had, and that women are determined to start a rebellion for their rights (Doc 7). She wanted her husband to change the women rights. Amendment 19 of the United States Constitution written in 1920 says “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex (Doc 8).” After the war women had more jobs and responsibilities in the voting

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