The National Debt


Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Are You a Three Percenter?

By Kellene Bishop

Here’s a very important set of facts about the Revolutionary War that every person who would call themselves an American should know.
During the Revolutionary War, only THREE percent of the people actually fought against Great Britain.

Only TEN percent of the citizens actively supported that three percent

Approximately TWENTY percent considered themselves to be on the side of the Revolution, but they did not actively participate.

Towards the climatic end of the war, approximately THIRTY percent actually fought on the side of the British.

The rest of the citizens had no disposition either way. They didn’t care. They didn’t want anything to do with what they deemed to simply be a political issue. More...

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