The Effects of the Industrial Revolution on the Family In the last part of the eighteenth century, a new revolution was formed and gave birth to a new standard of living. It shaped the world into what people of "today" are familiar with. This major occurrence of the late eighteenth century is known as the industrial revolution. It first began in Great Britain, which was the biggest empire in Europe at the time. The industrial revolution brought many positive aspects to society but it also brought suffering, dissonance, and other social problems.
The colonists felt (for the betterment of all Americans) that it was their duty and responsibility to rise up against their oppressors to form their own government. John Adams even states, "[that] the real American Revolution was a radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments, and affections of the people. Above all, [the Revolution] was in the minds and hearts of the peopl... ... middle of paper ... ...ng, 87-8. 30. William P. Cumming and Hugh Rankin, The Fate of a Nation: The American Revolution Through Contemporary Eyes (London: Phaidon Press Limited, 1975), 35.
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However, essayist Edmund Morgan asserts that George III's instability was not the real issue (23). According to Morris, "Anyone who has studied the papers of the monarch and of the public men of this era know that the King always had the last word, and that all major actions, military or diplomatic, awaited his personal dec... ... middle of paper ... ...sts also played a pivotal role. Furthermore, having fought a previous Civil War in the 1600's, England was not fully prepared to fight its own people once again. All of these causes along with the political tensions that existed within England greatly contributed to the difficulty she had in dealing with her American colonies. Thus, not one but a combination of interrelated factors affected the outcome of the conflict between the colonies and its mother country.
When the government doesn’t respect those rights this is what they say, “But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security” (“The Declaration of Independence” 156). They then go to explain the injustices of the British “He has refused his Assent to Laws… He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance…He has refused to pass other Laws for t... ... middle of paper ... ...justice there will always be conflicts. Then in turn conflicts cause more injustice so it’s a never ending cycle. Works Cited Balser, Roy P. "The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln." The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln.