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    Effect of the Revolution on Slaves

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    Please discuss the effects that the Revolutionary War had on slaves, indentured servants, and free blacks.

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    The Revolution had little positive impact for slaves, indentured servants, or free blacks as the majority of slaves who fought for the rebels were enslaved again once the war was over, and those that fought for the loyalists also didn't fare significantly better. The Revolutionary War wasn't about equality for all men, but only for white men, and the Constitution and Articles of Confederation were also meant only for Anglo Americans. The slaves and Free Blacks who did side with the British were given false promises of land and self-government, which to a certain extent was a plausible possibility as slaves, ...

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    The solution identifies and discusses the effects that the Revolutionary War had on slaves, indentured servants, and free blacks.

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