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AP US HISTORY Summer Assignment Francis Lewis HS

1. What distinguished the American Revolution from others? The American Revolution was different from all other revolutions because it was the first successful attempt that established a government. Another thing that distinguished this revolution from the others is that it did not occur from within.

2. Why does Ellis think this is significant? Ellis thinks that the distinguishing factors are significant because the American Revolution helped to create a nation that provided a place for all people to live, despite their religion, nationality or beliefs. He believed that the country was very powerful and this could be seen through the way that it became a country from an
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This would lead to more slavery because the Southerners would say that this is what God intended.

11. What did the American Revolution mean for the institution of slavery? For the institution of slavery, the American Revolution meant that it would soon be against the law and not allowed in any part of America. The North abolished slavery and still was fighting hard to abolish it in the South.

12. According to proslavery forces, what practical impediments precluded abolition? According to proslavery forces, slaves were necessary because they helped immensely. People were able to produce, and sell goods quicker and easier, which helped the economy. Slaves did the essential deeds and a slave owner could not bare the thought of getting read of their slaves. However, it was against human rights and eventually their slaves were freed as well.

The Farewell

13. Why does Ellis think it's important in the history of the early republic?

Ellis found The Farewell address to be important in the history of the early republic because this was when George Washington was giving up his role as president. Many people were devastated because they had loved him, and now he would no longer had that important role in their lives that he previously had.

14. What did the farewell have to do with foreign policy?

In Washington’s farewell he mentions his ideas on foreign policy. He states that the United States should
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