Explain how close the new nation came to gender equality. - Women helped men at armed camps and some even replaced the role of men in battle during the war. Many even went to help as cooks or nurses. Although women were doing some many contributions to society, they were still seen as second class citizens. Which one came closer, racial or gender equality? - Politically, racial equality came closer because prohibitions were actually issued to stop slave importation and more slaves were also being freed. However, socially gender equality came closer because women fought alongside men and ran family businesses/farms just as well as men. 7. Historical Perspectives, p. 95 Opposing Viewpoints on the “Radical” nature of the Revolution-NOTES Analysis-Context Crane Brinton… - American historian of france - Most famous work is the “Anatomy of Revolution” Differences between American Revolution and the French and Russian Revolutions… - The French Revolution and American Revolution had some similar aspects; however, there are a lot of differences between these two wars. A main difference is the context of the war. The American Revolution was caused by a majority of the American population becoming unhappy because of how the British were ruling them Divergent interpretations of the Sons of Liberty… - T he Sons of Liberty were a secret, underground organization that was founded in Boston by Samuel Adams and John Hancock in July 1765. The Sons of Liberty were opposed to the Stamp Act and their membership spread to a number of colonial towns. Similarities of Revolution to the post WWII rebellions in Africa and Asia… - the similarities are as follows.The colonies began to separate from british and be independent like what happened after WWII Similarities between Revolution and the post WWII rebellions in Cuba and Vietnam… American Revolution Local Context: T he American revolution was a war between the colonies and Great Britain that lasted from 1754-1781, after a couple of years france became allies to the colonies. Broad Context: Throughout the war, many battles were fought from the “shot heard around the world” to the “Yorktown” battle. Other Context: In order to fulfill the revolution, the colonies had to from allies with the french.
- American guerilla forces of 1770s similar to those in Cuba in 1950s and those in Vietnam in the 1960s (if you cannot complete this analysis, see the contextualization activity in the Writing section of your notebook for instruction.) Section 2: HIPP+ Historical Context: Who: Thomas Paine What he did: Proposed the Declaration of Independence from Great Britain with his radicalism views of their mother country due to poor mistreatment. When was Common Sense produced: January 10th, 1778 Bigger picture: This fits into the bigger picture of America’s Declaration of Independence because it is what follows the hostility of colonists and their parent country. After such mistreatment and harassment of the British through their proposing laws to punish colonists, they’ve had enough and rebel. Quickly after, Thomas Paine
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