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Clinton’s relieving force arrived in the Chesapeake on 24th October.Part 2
Appendix CHIS/115 Version 315Completethe grid by describing the effects of the Revolution on each group. GroupRole, if any, played in the RevolutionEffect of the Revolution on the groupPolitical, economic, or social effects of the war on the groupMen colonistsThe Male Colonist were the backbone of the Revolution. They were the ones fighting the British, they were the ones that were dyingWon their freedom from Britain.According to "Effects of the American Revolution" (2012), “One of the earliest changes that started to occur in the society was egalitarianism, which is the belief in the equality of all people. During the Revolutionary War, wealthy military men had respected and joined forces with poverty stricken men who were also fighting for the Colonists cause. After the war, the thought that no matter what your financial background was, but how hard you worked, was beginning to be more popular.”Effects of the American Revolution. (2012). Retrieved from -american-revolution-13391.html
Appendix CHIS/115 Version 316Women colonistsIn the Revolution the women often took their husbands role after they marched off to fight. They did things like manage farms and business as well as managing household and family. Some also followed their husbands to the battlefield and washed and cooked for troops. Others like Molly Pitcher even risked their lives in combat.Women's roles became more valued for their aid in the revolution and were under the idea of "Republican motherhood" or mothers for the new nation. They began to have ideas of the revolution stimulate hopes and expectations for equality and freedom. In some cases they even gained voting rights, however overall the revolution only lead to a limited gain of status.According to "Effects of the American Revolution" (2012), “The Revolutionary War had a major affect politically on the Colonists, mainly the women. Prior to the War they had no rights except to raise families, but they did gain little rights afterwards. Women gained the power to be able to divorce their husbands if they chose to, something they never could've done before. However, this power was only available in certain colonies and the woman would lose most of her property to the man. During the war, some women were actually fighting alongside the men and some women were helping the soldiers to regain their health. This caused ideas about women to change following the war, even though they only gained some rights this would help them in the future. A consistent fact is that slaves were still looked upon to be property,
Appendix CHIS/115 Version 317respectively. The North continued to look down upon Slaverywhile the South didn't change their stance at all.