One is very well cognizant of the fact the above headline shall be perceived as controversial. Perhaps better to say, heretical bordering on insane. But, an objective and studious analysis of American history does not take such irrelevant emotional considerations into account.
The following may offend some, if not all.
If that be the case, then leave the page now and proceed to interest oneself in more inconsequential and ephemeral subject matter found featured on other blogs. Before falling into emotional hysteria, merely consider the merit of the arguments marshaled forth, and then utilize, if possible, some measure of dispassionate discernment.
A wise man of American letters, Samuel Clemens, once rightly proclaimed this concerning popularly accepted interpretations of American history as mythical folklore, that “one should not believe everything one hears, and even less of what one reads.”
On it’s face, the popularly accepted historical notion that an ill-clad, undernourished, ill-supplied, and poorly armed band of farmers and colonists untested by previous battle could field any sort of viable threat to what was, at that time during the 18th century, the most mighty and battle tested army in the history of organized warfare, much less defeat them in any sort of protracted military campaign is patently and utterly absurd.
But, that is not all folks.
For, as shall be documented in this next series of articles examining what could be construed as the true history of America’s founding, the commander in chief of this rag tag band of colonists armed with pitchforks and broken down muskets, George Washington, was not at all who history claims him to be. This revelation, shall be perhaps the most shocking of all! Continue reading “America’s war for independence: Revolution or hoax? (Part I)”