Revolutionary War Dbq Essay

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There were a few changes in political, economic, and social lives of Americans after the Revolutionary war. Even after the war that supposedly changed everything, it took years for women and slaves to actually get their voices heard and be represented. Women and slaves have been discriminated for many years. And after more fights, and Abigail Adams demanding that women finally get a voice after the Revolutionary war occurred, it finally happened. In the year 1776 Abigail wrote a letter to her husband demanding and threatening him. She wrote,¨Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands.Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.¨ She threatened if he didn't give representation to women, she would form a rebellion against them.They would not stand for this and be held back. (Document M) Finally in 1920, the Constitution ruled that women were finally going to be able to vote. As it said,¨The right of citizens of the U.S. to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the U.S. or by any state on account of sex.¨ Women were…show more content…
What happened to,¨All men are created equal?¨ Some states in the U.S abolished slavery during the Revolutionary war, but many actually did it years after it had already finished. The earliest a state freed slave was in 1777, which was only Vermont. Unfortunately, many of the states abolished slavery during the 1800´s. Slavery had been finally stopped in 1865. (Document K) Meanwhile a young African American boy who graduated school as a valedictorian was not excited to pursue a career because of his race. In 1819, he said a speech where he described why no one would hire him even though he graduated as the valedictorian because he was African American. (Document L) He basically did all this hard work for nothing because he will still be judged on the color of his skin for everything, like in job

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