Critical_Thinking_3_HIS 121.docx - In at least two well-developed paragraphs(and a paragraph is at least five to seven sentences discuss Was the

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In at least two well-developed paragraphs (and a paragraph is at least five to seven sentences) discuss: Was the American Revolution revolutionary? Meaning, many historians argue that yes a new government was created and amazingly survived. That is astounding and they were really creating something wholly different than other governments from around the world. However, for many people their lives the day after the war did not look any different from their lives before the war. They had the same jobs, the same economic status, political benefits or exclusions. Positions of power did not change for many white men and women and certainly not for American Indians and slaves. With these two different ideas in mind about the Revolution, answer the question: was the American Revolution revolutionary or not and be sure to support your answers with primary and secondary sources. The American Revolution was not a great social revolution like in France in 1789, Russia in 1917, or China in 1949. A true social revolution destroys the old order's institutional

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