What are some fun facts about the Revolutionary War?
Revolutionary War Facts and Figures2,165,076 British colonists lived in North America during the war.20 percent of these colonists remained loyal to Great Britain.The British had 133,000 troops. 96,000 troops served in the American army. Up to 25,000 freed blacks and slaves fought on both sides.
How many people died during the American Revolution?
How accurate is the patriot?
“The Patriot” is more or less accurate about the frontier violence in the French and Indian War 15 to 20 years earlier that haunts Gibson’s fictional character, Benjamin Martin, and leaves him averse to fighting again.
What if America won the Vietnam War?
So if the US had won, the Cold War would probably have ended a little sooner and the dawn of that unilateral superpower controlling things would have come quicker. In Southeast Asia, everything would be radically different – including a faster and more thorough confrontation between the USA and China.
Why did US lose in Vietnam?
America “lost” South Vietnam because it was an artificial construct created in the wake of the French loss of Indochina. Because there never was an “organic” nation of South Vietnam, when the U.S. discontinued to invest military assets into that construct, it eventually ceased to exist.
Who really won Vietnam War?
Those who argue that the United States won the war point to the fact that the U.S. defeated communist forces during most of Vietnam’s major battles. They also assert that the U.S. overall suffered fewer casualties than its opponents. The U.S. military reported 58,220 American casualties.
Could the US have won the war in Vietnam?
Yes, the American military could have won a fragile victory, taking over the whole country, but the Vietnamese would not give up, we would be there at full force for many years, draining our economy. Note the Vietcong were a southern guerrilla force and not the same as the North Vietnamese Army.
What would happen if US didn’t enter Vietnam?
So if we didn’t go to war in Vietnam we would have been abandoning that commitment to the world. China and the USSR would have seen that as weakness and would have continued to spread communism by force of arms all around the world. Not standing up to them would be giving tacit-approval to their conquest of the planet.