American Revolution and The Beginning of the Democracy - Coggle Diagram
American Revolution and The Beginning of the Democracy
Increasingtensions between the colonies and Great Britain
The Boston tea Party
The Boston Massacre
Increase in idependent culture aside from the mother country.
War was justified
The American and French troops to trap a British Army near Yorktown Virginia on October 19th 1781.
The British surrendred Yorktown was the last battle of the American Revolution.
Proclamation Act of 1763
Stamp Act of 1765
Increase in British Control
Stamp Act and Quartering Act
Added to Anti-British sentiment
The Declaration of IndependenceAlso
Also proved to be pivotal piece as Jefferson wrot why the colonies were declaring their independence.
He emphasized that a body of people has right to change governments if that government becomes oppressive.
It also stated the principles that were the foundation for seeking independence.
Philip Frenau (1752 - 1832)
Was an American poet, nationalist, polemicist, naval captain, and newspaper editor, sometimes called the "Poet of the American Revolution."
Through his newspaper, the National Gazette, he was a great critic of George Washington and an advocate of Jeffersonian policies.
Among the most far-reaching works is
"The House of Night"
, whose theme is the death of Death.
Freneau seized the opportunity to use the imagery and emotion present within the newly emerging Romantic genre to speak to the citizens of the thirteen colonies about his thoughts on the revolution.
The poem became an emotional call-to-arms; propaganda bent on urging on the colonies in their resistance to the King of Great Britain.