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Political, Social And Political Changes During The American Revolution

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“Great necessities call out great virtues.”-Abigail Adams The American Revolution has been known as a war that brought radical change throughout The Unites States. Recently it has been questioned whether radical or conservative changes happened after the war. Going through the evidence provided, it is easier to realize the revolutions theories opposed to what happened in reality after we won. Looking at political, social and economic changes it made throughout the time of the war, it will cover how this was a conservative change. In 1774, parliament (England’s Congress) were passing laws placing tax on colonists in America. They claimed they should be taxed because they were protecting American subjects from the French in Canada. They said it was fair to tax the colonists to help pay for bills. Many American colonists disagreed. “No taxation without representation.” This became what Americans went by; eventually forming into the start of the revolutionary war. During the war we fought for many theories of what we thought would be fixed once we gained independence. For one the politics. After winning the war we started to form our new government. After many tries we came up with the Declaration of Independence. This was a huge political change, although it had its flaws. Since in the declaration they wrote, “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

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