American Revolution Quotes (96 quotes)
American Revolution Quotes
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "american-revolution" Showing of But when shall we be stronger? Will it be the next week, or the next year? Will it be when we are totally disarmed, and when a British guard shall be stationed in every house?
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You might think quotes from America's Founding Fathers would be rather dry and uninteresting Our Revolutionary War Quotes pages are some of the most viewed pages on our site! Why would this be? The answer is that many people in today's world are digging in to the original writings of the Founding Fathers to find out what they really believed. What was their vision for America? What role did they want the government to play in people's daily lives?
Independence Day is one of the best American holidays, both for what we celebrate and how we celebrate it. It's easy, however, to take liberty for granted, and to misconstrue just how difficult it was to gain our freedoms years ago. The Revolutionary War was long and costly--arguably the second-longest conflict in American history. While the 50, or so casualties on the American side are roughly equal in number to the total dead and wounded in Afghanistan, this was at a time when there were fewer than three million people were living in the former British colonies. So by all means, march in a parade, host a barbecue, have a few beers, head to the beach, light off some fireworks.