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The British could have won the American Revol

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7/17/2013 12:02:29 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
tion if they had fought on after Yorktown. The French left shortly after, leaving the Americans to fend for themselves. The British still controlled much of America.
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7/17/2013 2:01:21 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
And the Army of Northern Virginia could have split up at Appomattox and fought guerrilla warfare for the next 10 years after 1865. However, there comes a point when the costs of fighting a 3000-mile war outweigh the benefits of owning 13 small colonies.
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