How Did The American Revolution Change Socially

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The American society has changed a lot throughout the year, but one of the most fundamental changes that has happened to America was over 2 years ago. It was the American Revolution; it lasted from 1775 to the early 1800s. It was the war in which the American colonies won independence from Great, which changed America politically, socially and economically. One of the ways America changed socially and politically was through women’s rights. As shown in the Woodcut of Patriot Woman or Document A, during the American Revolution thousands of women took an active role in both the American and British armies. Most were the wives or daughters of officers or soldiers. These women, who were almost always constant presences in military camps, were known as camp followers. Deborah Sampson was an American woman who impersonated a man in order to serve in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. She is one of a small number of women with a documented record of military combat experience in that war.…show more content…
Many European nations had state religions of this time. Some of the first settlers to the colonies came in search of religious freedom. Document D states that no person should be forced to support a religion and all men should have freedom to practice their religion. The Document shows there was religious diversity in the US and there was a movement toward freedom of religion and separation of church and state, although amendment 1 says, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of
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