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The American Revolution Was a Major Turning Point

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Alex Griffen
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9/28/11 The American Revolution was a major turning point in American history and greatly affected America's future. The American Revolution was the political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break free from the British Empire, to become the United States of America. It fundamentally changed the American society politically, socially and economically by the establishments of the Declaration of Independence and conflicts over stronger states rights or stronger central government, paper currency, women's rights and slavery. The American Revolution brought enormous effects on the Americans society polticially by new means of government. One
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The currency was soon to be taken out of circulation. Being under the Britain's crown was compared to slavery and women in American society did not have many rights. Women had not rights in any part of the community unless they were widows. Women in the colonies were compared as being a dog on a leash and demanded not to speak a word unless spoken too. The women were fed up because they felt as if they should not even appear in public
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