The Impacts Of The American Revolution

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The American Revolution (1775-1783) may be considered a “revolutionary event” because it forever changed American society by igniting a unified stance of independence separate from British rule. On one hand, the Revolution produced independence that unified the American people for a common purpose to claim their well deserved “freedoms and liberties” and maintain aspects their American social structure and its economy as it was, without domination from the King. On the other hand, there was no necessity for a revolution or a civil upheaval, when Parliament already gave elected American citizens the authority to maintain public affairs and enforced a moderate sum of taxation on the American economy, which was hardly disrupted or exceedingly …show more content…
These countries experienced social, economic, and religious turmoil that required revolutionary justice in terms of overturning a maniacal authority, where as for colonial Americans, it was primarily a revolutionary principle that caused them to revolt against Britain and the crown. Although, Americans did not suffer at the hands of a barbaric dictator, still they were compelled by their established order that there is a law of nature that transcends government. It was the assertion that sovereign power is always subordinate to the principles of natural law and that natural rights adhere to all people by virtue of their humanity that made the American Revolution …show more content…
Although revolution unified the people to withdraw as subjects from Great Britain for matters that directly involved imperial rule, many revolutionists found the event to be profoundly unsettling when, in the end, a resolution for independence hinged on the issue regarding the nature of the British constitutions relationship between the Crown and its subjects. The colonist defended their British heritage that was corrupted by King George III and sought to have liberation from the constraints of his prime ministers. Thomas Jefferson challenged the King’s tyranny in writing the Declaration of Independence in hopes to gain public support for American Congress’s decision for

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