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  • How Revolutionary Was The American Revolution Revolutionary?

    The American Revolution has many debates surrounding it. Among those, is whether or not the Revolution was revolutionary. On 2/27/17, we traveled around the classroom, analyzing primary documents, to give us an idea of what was happening. My answer to the debate is that yes, the Revolution was revolutionary. The revolution made a difference in life for colonists in many ways, which are embodied and shown in various ways. To begin, source 1 was a depiction of a revolt in New York. Colonists who show signs of being angry, work together to pull down a royal statue. This shows a revolution, because the anger is bringing people together to gain their rights. It also symbolizes a political/social change, because the colonists are taking down their…

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  • Summary: How Revolutionary Was The Revolutionary War?

    How Revolutionary was the Revolutionary War? A revolution is a forcible overthrow of government or social order in favor of a new system. It also means radical change. Throughout many centuries, we see many revolutions that completely changed the world as we know it. For instance, take a look at the French and Russian Revolutions. In both of these, the lower class rose up against the rich and elite. A true characterization of the meaning behind the term "revolution". A true social revolution…

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  • Revolutionary War Advantages

    The American Revolutionary War had taken place for a long 8 years, ranging from 1775 to 1783. “The American Revolution was a radical movement that had political, social, and economic causes that resulted in the birth of a new nation, the United States.” The British were desperate to make as much money off of the 13 Colonies as humanly possible. Due to being the super power and the “mother country,” the British had the power and ability to enact various laws in Parliament outside of America,…

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  • Revolutionary War Ideology

    The United States went to war against Great Britain, and eventually signed a treaty that ended the Revolutionary War on September 2, 1783. “It was not war- it was murder” (Ferling 25) The road to freedom wasn 't so easy, and it was for certain bloody, with death tolls pushing numbers close to 620,000. During the beginnings of the war, and even during the actual war, the United States were scrambling to change the ideology of the people against Britain and to accept the idea of Independence, and…

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  • Women In The Revolutionary War

    The Sentiments of an American Women suggests that the role of women is to be the ultimate patriot for the Revolutionary War effort. Women were to make personal sacrifices equal to or greater than that of men, all for the good of America. Women were to be inspiring, encouraging, and serve soldiers in any way they could. The document encouraged women to be thankful for and appreciative of the sacrifices of the soldiers that were fighting for the freedoms of America. In return for the services of…

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  • Revolutionary Women Summary

    Revolutionary Women Summary Generally, when we read about the American Revolution we hear about all the heroic deeds of men like George Washington or Paul Revere. What we don’t often hear about is the many heroic deeds women performed as well. I read the book Women Heroes of the American Revolution, by Susan Casey which told the story of 20 different women. There were lots of women involved in the revolution, whether they quietly resisted the British, spied on them for American militia, or…

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  • The Patriots In The Revolutionary War

    At the beginning of the Revolutionary War, most Americans doubted America’s ability to defeat the British. Although the British held various strengths over the Patriots, America had several key advantages over the British. When the British arrived to fight, they underestimated the resilience, political and military leadership, and strategic capacity of the Patriots. Eventually America triumphed in the Revolutionary War, emerging successful against the daunting British regime. The Patriots…

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  • Revolutionary Mothers Summary

    Book Analysis of “Revolutionary Mothers” “Revolutionary Mothers” is a book based on the past which was written by Carol Berkin. This book specifically talked about how women used to live back in the old time during war time. Some men may have been sent to war without their consent, but women suffered as well. Berkin described the American Revolution as a home-front war that brought scarcity, bloodshed, and danger into the life of every American. The author shows how women played a vital role…

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  • Revolutionary War DBQ

    British control led to the Revolutionary War Bang! There goes that infamous shot heard around the world fired from Lexington on April 19, 1775. Some say that this was the First conflict of the revolutionary war, but what caused it? Was it a miscommunicated accident, too much British control, or was it from just pure hatred. The British implemented many different taxes and acts that the colonists believed were unfair such as the Stamp, Tea and Intolerable acts which increased british control…

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  • The Colonists And The Revolutionary War

    warehouses, and also agreed to boycotts British goods. On March 5, 1770 the Boston Massacre occurred. Colonists were yelling at and harassing a British soldier when more soldiers came to help. The colonists threw snowballs and continued the harassment when the British opened fired on them, killing five Colonists and injuring six. This event was used for propaganda to increase hatred against the British. After the Boston Tea Party, where the colonists dumped 18,000 lbs of tea into the Boston…

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