What if the colonists lost the Revolutionary War?
If the colonists had lost the war, there probably wouldn’t be a United States of America, period. A British victory in the Revolution probably would have prevented the colonists from settling into what is now the U.S. Midwest. Additionally, there wouldn’t have been a U.S. war with Mexico in the 1840s, either.
What would happen if the Revolutionary War never happened?
Originally Answered: What if the Revolutionary War never happened? The United States would still be an independent nation and superpower today. The same US would exist today even without the Revolution, but the fervent patriotism and universal ideals of freedom and equality would not be as widespread as it today.
What is a famous quote from the Revolutionary War?
Don’t fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war, let it begin here. What a glorious morning for America! Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes! Issue the orders, sir, and I will storm hell!
What is a famous quote from John Adams?
“To be good, and to do good, is all we have to do.” “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” “Virtue is not always amiable.” “Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.
What is John Adams most remembered for?
He was America’s second president. Adams was well known for his extreme political independence, brilliant mind and passionate patriotism. He was a leader in the Continental Congress and an important diplomatic figure, before becoming America’s first vice president.
What was George Washington famous quote?
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. It is better to be alone than in bad company. If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw.
What did John Adams say?
– John Adams, Thoughts on Government. “Fear is the foundation of most governments.” “There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.”
What did John Adams fear?
Size: 5.5 x 8.5 in. Long before “the one percent” became a protest slogan, American founding father John Adams feared the power of a class he called simply “the few”—the wellborn, the beautiful, and especially the rich.
Who did John Adams hate?
Are Sam and John Adams related?
In this different type of “Adams Family,” John Adams and Samuel Adams were second cousins. Abigail Adams was John Adams’ third cousin, and of course, John Quincy Adams was their son.
Which founding fathers died on the same day?
On J, former Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, who were once fellow Patriots and then adversaries, die on the same day within five hours of each other.
What president was born on July 4th?