Why Is Individual Freedom Important In The American Revolution

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Individual Freedom was important in the American Revolution because it’s one of the biggest things that the American people fought for. The people wanted to become an independent Country out of British rule. “We are a people of cultivators, scattered over an immense territory communicating with each other by means of good roads and navigable rivers, united by the silken bands of mild government, all respecting the laws, without dreading their power, because they are equitable. We are all animated with the spirit of an industry which is unfettered and unrestrained, because each person works for himself.” This quote was in Letters from an American Farmer and the first sentence shows how the common people believe that the people are equal. The second sentence shows individualism by saying each person works for himself. These are what the American people really want is to be able to do what they want with their lives and not …show more content…

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. That whenever any form of government becomes destructive to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.” This is the most popular quote in the Declaration of Independence saying the same as the quote from the first paragraph saying that the people are equal and should be able to do whatever they want to do with their own

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