AP US history DBQ Essay

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AP US history DBQ




DBQ Essay


In the period of 1750 to 1776, colonists endured changes radically. They united in
protection of their rights as Americans, even though some of them opposed the idea of
becoming independent. Also, they became a new, united race that lacked injustice and
servility. For the extent that the colonists developed, was a sense of their own identity
and unity as Americans, by the eve of the Revolution.

First, colonists united regarding their rights, for they has decided that a powerful
government had to be checked by the Body of People, so that they would maintain stability
within their own country; “…America is now most firmly united and as firmly resolved to
defend their liberties…against every power…that may attempt to take them away”(Richard
Lee, 24 February, 1774). Therefore, stopping any kind of fallacy that would result in a
rebellion, and weakening the country. Also, the reader see it when the Representatives
meet in Congress and set forth the causes and necessities of their up arms, willing to die
free, than to live enslaved. In addition, the fact that many of the states decide to
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