The American Revolution: Misconceptions Clarified

The American Revolution: Misconceptions Clarified

Given the common misconception that the American Revolution was won by some rag-tag militia force (a view restated on one of my blogs by a friend who is, of all things, a teacher), and the pervasive influence of that myth on our political discourse, I had to set a few things straight. (Thank you, France. We’ll be sure to repay your help by slandering you for the next 235 years.) That “rag-tag group” with “only their wits and resourcefulness” was actually a well-funded collection of brilliant political and military thinkers; outfitted with strong industrial, natural and agricultural resources; packed with Read more »