The Identity Of The American Revolution

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The identity of the American colonists prior to the American Revolution was still work in progress because there were certain events that helped shape their identity and led to the American Revolution. The American colonies were trying to break away from the British control because they wanted to become independent and be their own nation. Once the British began to realize the intentions of the colonists, they began to create laws, acts, and other forms things to keep the colonists under their control. The identity of the American colonists between 1607 and 21775 helped lead to the American Revolution because there was no unity between the colonies, there was fighting for control and dominance in the colonies from both the British and colonists, and there was slavery as well as the emergence of diversity in the colonies in North America. After the American Revolution the identity of America became more about independence, freedom, and equality for every human race. The disunity between the colonies in North America was one of the many factors that helped lead to the American Revolution in the 17th and 18th century. The disunity was caused by the feeling of self-government from the colonies after they were being neglected by the British government. They did not agree with the way the British were running them and because they were being neglected by the British. The neglect towards the colonists caused for the colonies not have much communication with the British. This…
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