Revolution, Confederation, and Visions of the Future


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Revolution, Confederation, and Visions of the Future
Who were the winners and losers of the American Revolution, both internationally and within America? Why?
Revolution causes political and social change, sometimes favorable, and sometimes less than favorable. The American Revolution of the late eighteenth century allowed the new nation to win independence from England, but the victory of the Americans over their oppressors also created victories and losses for other countries, notably Spain and France.
Most directly, the people of the United States earned victory by claiming and fighting to sustain their independence from the British. The British attempted to force the colonists to...
The end: to create a nation of farms, and of industries; of banks, and of craftsmen. In short, while neither man’s vision was entirely realized, the fusion of both of their visions was realized.
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