Outline--Effects of Am Revolution

Outline--Effects of Am Revolution - THE SOCIAL EFFECTS OF...

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1 THE SOCIAL EFFECTS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION I. War for Independence Was 1 st Civil War War Not Monolithic Struggle of Colonists vs. British o Loyalists vs. Revolutionists Britain Encouraged Slave Rebellions o Plantation owners were reluctant for independence in fear of losing business and slave rebellions British offered freedom to slaves that would join the British side to disrupt the colonial colonies and put down the rebellion Succeeded in Caribbean Allowed Britain to keep its most profitable colony II. Political Rights for White Men Broader Base of Political Participation o Royal officials believed that the colonies are working for the crown o Colonial elites wanted a balanced government o White men started decide that they wanted to vote too o New legislatures consisted of more men outside the wealthy and elite class State Governments o Greater Power for More White Men Many states were beginning to allow any white male tax payer to vote
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2008 for the course HIST 105 taught by Professor Hatfield during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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