TTC Video - The American Revolution
Course No. 8514 | .AVI, XviD, 780 kbps, 640x480 | English, MP3, 128 kbps, 2 Ch | 24x30 mins | + PDF Guidebook | 4.55 GB
Lecturer: Allen C. Guelzo, Ph.D.
Why did those 13 colonies, with nothing resembling a unified and trained army and with no navy to speak of, believe they could defeat the most powerful nation on the planet?
And why was Britain, no matter how powerful, confident that it could prevail, even though burdened with a 3,000-mile supply line for troops and provisions, a "circuit of command" for time-critical orders that could consume three months or more, and the constant need to divert its forces, whether to protect against slave uprisings in the Caribbean or against the looming threat of the French on both sides of the Atlantic?