The American Revolution Book Review by Master Researcher

The American Revolution
A review of "The Radicalism of the American Revolution" by historian Gordon Wood.
# 87186 | 1,350 words | 1 source | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in History (U.S. Birth of the Nation 1750-1800)


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"This paper examines "The Radicalism of the American Revolution" in which historian Gordon Wood argues convincingly that the American Revolution was a radical event, and provides solid evidence to support this assertion. The writer argues in favor of his approach, as he argues that the patriot leaders recognized that the social, political, and economic bonds uniting the colonies with Great Britain had to be severed completely and permanently, on the basis of their shared radical belief that hereditary monarchy was doomed and their determination to establish a new nation governed by the people through their elected representatives.

From the Paper:

"The American Revolution: A Radical Event In The Radicalism of the American Revolution, historian Gordon Wood argues convincingly that the American Revolution was a radical event, and provides solid evidence to support this assertion. I agree with his assessment, for the patriot leaders recognized that the social, political, and economic bonds uniting the colonies with Great Britain had to be severed completely and permanently, on the basis of their shared radical belief that hereditary monarchy was doomed and their determination to establish a new nation governed by the people through their elected representatives. The publication in 1776 of Thomas Paine's Common Sense, which immediately sold more than one-hundred and fifty thousand copies, confirms that radical political sentiments were pervasive throughout the thirteen colonies. "

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