The American Revolution

The American Revolution - British ally during the American...

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1 Revolution: Winners & Losers
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2 impact of the American Revolution on various Social Groups within the newly created United States? Nature of the Conflict Losers Winners Conclusions
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3 Nature of the Conflict (4 categories) 1. A fierce civil war; neighbor v. neighbor
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4 2. A social revolution that elevated the ordinary man Nature of the Conflict Thomas Paine represente radical edge of the Americ Revolution
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5 Nature of the Conflict 3. A war of independence from an oppressive colonial power
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6 Nature of the Conflict (4 categories) 4. A world war fought on several continents
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7 Losers of the Revolution Loyalists Native Americans Blacks Women Hessians surrendering to American forces
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8 Loyalists 1. Large segment of population 2. Various motivations 3. Exile in Canada Loyalist refugees landing at Saint John, New Brunswick
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9 Native Americans Generally weakened by war Many supported the British American duplicity Joseph Brant, a leader of the Mohawks, was a major
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Unformatted text preview: British ally during the American Revolution 10 African Americans Freedom for some The paradox of liberty Exposure to ideals of liberty Gradual move away from slavery, esp. in the North Unknown African American sailor of the American Revolution 11 Wome n Active participants in Revolution Made great sacrifices Awareness of womens rights Rewards did not reflect their efforts Women in North Carolina gathered to support the boycott of British goods in the early 1770s 12 Winners State governments Returning veterans Religious minorities Parvenus . Henry Knox owned a Boston book store before the Revolution launched him to fame and fortune 13 Conclusion A fiercely fought war that spanned the globe Many losers and few winners Even winners had a tough time after war An unfinished revolution for many...
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