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American Revolution

  • By: Joseph M. Siracusa
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Even at its time, the American Revolution was a global event, and its impact on world history has been significant. With the conclusion of the Seven Years' War in 1763, Great Britain commanded the greatest empire since the fall of Rome. ...

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