- Words: 1153
- Length: 4 Pages
- Topic: American History
- Paper #: 57427866
American Revolution (1775-1783): The Birth of a Free and Liberal American Society
The birth of America as the 'New World' during the early 16th century, as a result of the Age of Discovery in Europe had brought about significant changes in human society, particularly in Western civilization. The discovery of America by Vasco de Gama, and eventually, Christopher Columbus, had prompted Britain to extend its territorial and political powers through colonization.