#AmericanRevolution

History | History

Alternate history: what if George III hadn't 'lost' the colonies

Professor Andrew Roberts tells Jonny Wilkes why a British victory in the American Revolutionary War could have led to the creation of an all-powerful English-speaking empire, governed from New York

History | History

17 Facts about the American Revolution You Might Not Know

Otherwise known as the Revolutionary War, the revolution was a period of time where the residents of American colonies rose up against their colonial rulers, the British crown. Here are 17 facts about the American Revolution you might not know

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British People Explain How They Were Taught About The American Revolution In School

"British people of Reddit, how is the American Revolution taught in your schools?"–– This was today's burning question from Redditor Shamr0ck01, who did not, contrary to what you may believe, open a terrible can of worms and kick off an imperialist chest-

History | History

How mosquitoes killed billions – and helped win the American Revolution - CBS News

The mosquito has wreaked havoc on the world, killing as many as 50 billion people over the course of human existence

History | History

8 Things to Know about Crispus Attucks. The First Man Killed In The American Revolution.

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

History | History

The youngest people in the American Revolution - Business Insider

Some of America's Founding Father's were shockingly young when the colonies declared independence from Britain in 1776. James Monroe, for example, was still a teenager and Alexander Hamilton was only 21-years-old.

History | The Constitution

New York Commemorates Patriots Day!

So far, seven of the 13 Colonies have spoken: Georgia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia -- and, on the anniversary of Lexington and Concord, New York. All seven held elections, not party-rigged conferences or caucu