The Revolutionary War
and its signifigance
Why is it important?
The Revolutionary War was the most significant event in the united states because it showed we were a powerful country, gave us independence, and caused us to create our own form of democratic self-government.
It gave us a new government
The 13 states were now free to join together and become the United states of America. They could now form their own laws. It transformed a monarchical society, were the colonist were subjects, into republic, in which they were citezens in the political process. The Revolution started certain radical ideas, like liberty, equality, and government of the people, and rule of law. If the Revolution had not taken place, we might still be under British rule today.