Thoughts on American Revolution?
I need Americans to give me there thoughts on the American Revolution?
- 7 years ago
The American War of Independence was an 8 year conflict which saw the establishment of the United States and the abolishment of the British Empire from the Thirteen Colonies. It was caused due to the idea of some colonists that they felt they were not being represented in Britain, yet they paid taxes to Britain. War erupted, and lasted for eight years. The rebels sent a declaration of their independence from Britain to King George III, the king of England, but he did not accept it. The American rebels would not have won the war had it not been for the help of France, Spain, and The Netherlands. It abolished the constitutional monarchy and established a constitutional republic, which is not a direct democracy. However, the. United States had many post-war issues, including a civil war where the southern states seceded and fought the United States. However, the United States has done much oppression on people throughout its history, including to the Native Americans and Blacks, and the fact that the United States is the only country to have used nuclear weapons, which resulted in the deaths of over 200,000. Nevertheless, the United States has the world's current largest economy, and this is due to the American revolution.
- eldots53Lv 77 years ago
It wouldn't have happened if the French and Indian Wars hadn't happened. The cost of that war resulted in crushing costs to Britain, and the settlers did not want to pay the costs of the army that was provided to protect them. Or rather, some radicals did not want to pay, and conflated the objections with liberty, and instigated a war for independence. The rebel armies managed to win some successes, avoiding peace initiatives from Britain, which did not like the cost of the war, and hung on until, with assistance from the French, managed to satisfy all their demands. In the meantime, the economy of both countries was damaged even further. Then the remaining Tories in the US were expelled. The rebels then had the task of trying to form a fully functional government, and to pay the bills.
- Anonymous7 years ago
Americans felt we were just being used. We were taxed from Britain, over three thousand miles away, but we were not represented; we gave, but got nothing in return. So we sent our list of grievances to King George III, but he refused to let us be free. So we took things into our own hands and compiled an army with the greatest general, George Washington, at its helm, and waged war. We sent dignitaries like Benjamin Franklin abroad and gained support for an independent Country, the United States. Ultimately, Britain began to realize that it could not fight and control from so far away, and we won the war. This proved our advantage, that this was our home and we deserved an independent government.
- 7 years ago
The American Revolution is unlike any other rebellion known to man. It's vaguely special in a way. Other revolutions such as the Bolshevik Revolution was for the wrong cause! Our individual revolution paved the way for other countries to realize they can be stand up for whats right and rebel for liberty. I am not wording it very well but my point is America is the product of standing up for whats right. Good question.
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- 7 years ago
Your question is too vague...you could say that at first, only a few voices spoke in favor of such revolution. The majority of leaders wanted to have parity with England and not being independant
- AthenaLv 77 years ago
Could you be a little more specific?
We were not in your class today so we do not know exactly what your teacher is looking for.
Help us to help you.
- ?Lv 77 years ago
It established a pretty good form of government , not perfect, but pretty good