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  • 1. Tuesday, October 23, 2009Tuesday, October 23, 2009 Agree Disagree 1. AfricanAgree Disagree 1. African Agree DisagreeAgree Disagree ____ ____ Americans ____ ________ ____ Americans ____ ____ could earn their freedomcould earn their freedom by fighting in the Continental Army.by fighting in the Continental Army. ____ ____ 2. A republic____ ____ 2. A republic ____ _________ _____ is a type of governmentis a type of government where the power lies with the presidentwhere the power lies with the president
  • 2. Chapter Four:Chapter Four: The American RevolutionThe American Revolution Section Four:Section Four: The War ChangesThe War Changes American SocietyAmerican Society A.A. New Political IdeasNew Political Ideas  When the United StatesWhen the United States became independent, theybecame independent, they established a new type ofestablished a new type of government.government.  RepublicRepublic – a government– a government in which the power residesin which the power resides with a group ofwith a group of voting citizensvoting citizens..
  • 3. New State ConstitutionsNew State Constitutions Many states wroteMany states wrote new constitutionsnew constitutions after independence.after independence. Many of theseMany of these limitedlimited the power of the governmentthe power of the government andand guaranteed certain rights to theguaranteed certain rights to the peoplepeople..
  • 4. B.B. The War and American SocietyThe War and American Society WomenWomen Women took over farms,Women took over farms, businesses, and familiesbusinesses, and families while the men were awaywhile the men were away during the war.during the war. Some traveled with the army, serving asSome traveled with the army, serving as nurses or cooks, others served as spiesnurses or cooks, others served as spies and evenand even fought in battlefought in battle..
  • 5. African AmericansAfrican Americans Many gained theirMany gained their freedomfreedom.. Some were freed by theSome were freed by the English, while othersEnglish, while others earnedearned their freedom fighting in thetheir freedom fighting in the Continental ArmyContinental Army.. After the war, some northern statesAfter the war, some northern states beganbegan abolishing slaveryabolishing slavery..
  • 6. REVIEWREVIEW 1.1. What is a republic?What is a republic? 2.2. How did some African Americans earnHow did some African Americans earn their freedom during thetheir freedom during the Revolutionary War?Revolutionary War?
  • 7. REVIEWREVIEW 1.1. What is a republic?What is a republic? 2.2. How did some African Americans earnHow did some African Americans earn their freedom during thetheir freedom during the Revolutionary War?Revolutionary War?