The Revolutionary War Comparing and Contrasting the Two Faces of the American Colonies

The Revolutionary War Comparing and Contrasting the Two Faces of the American Colonies

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Ms. De Felix United States History Manuel Vazquez 9/26/09 US History 11-3 The Revolutionary War: Comparing and Contrasting the Two Faces of the American Colonies The American Revolution: a time of blood, valor, and patriotism. Thirteen colonies, each with their own unique customs and ways, untied against a common enemy with a common goal: Great Britain, the most powerful nation on Earth at the time, for independence. But in the colonies, there was a raging question before and during the whole conflict: was it right for the colonies to rebel against their Mother Nation, the one who gave birth to them? This question created a division in the American people. There were the Loyalists, who believed that it was morally wrong to split from Great Britain, that the losses of such a conflict would be enormous, and that even if they won, they would probably be invaded by some other nation due to the lack of a strong, well-supported, proper standing army. Then there were the Patriots, who believed
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