The American Revolution is embedded in the American character. It’s an event that can tell us who we are, how we came to be who we are, and how we can strive to be who we want to be as a nation and people.
In this episode of Ben Franklin’s World: A Podcast About Early American History, Rick Atkinson, author of The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 (Henry Holt & Company, 2019), joins us to explore how the War for Independence has impacted and shaped the American character.
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