25 Things About The Revolutionary War You Might Not Know

Although you’ve probably read the basics about the Revolutionary War back in school, there’s a lot more to it than what you thought. These are 25 Things About The Revolutionary War You Might Not Know.

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25

Between 1650 and 1770 the economy of British North America (today the United States) grew 25 times

increaseSource: wikipedia, Image: pixabay
24

Because of this the colonists may have had the highest standard of living in the western world

goldSource: mountvernon.org, Image: pixabay

23

This colonial wealth eventually led to the tax related tensions with Britain and thereafter to the Revolution

taxSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
22

There were actually two Boston Tea Parties with the one you know about being on December 16, 1773. The Bostonians repeated it, however, several months later on March 7, 1774

Boston Tea PartySource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

21

The two events together cost the British $3 million (today's equivalent)

dollarsSource: factmonster.com, Image: pixabay


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