The Continental Congress attempted to convince their ‘friends and fellow subjects’ in Quebec to join in on the fun of the American Revolution. And they pulled out all the stops to flatter their amis to the north.
Nova Scotia in the American Revolution: yes, it did almost happen! Though the idea of the original 13 has become sacrosanct, 14 damn near rebelled.
Tar and feathering in the American Revolution was far more violent than it’s often made out. Could it be categorized as an act of terror?
You’ve probably heard how France fought on the colonists’ side in the American Revolution. But did you know there were Haitian soldiers in the American Revolution who fought alongside the rebelling colonists?