HISTORY Lists

Category: American Revolution

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6 Unsung Heroes of the American Revolution

From an asthmatic Quaker to a notorious traitor, learn about six amateur soldiers who were among the lesser-known heroes of the American Revolution.

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6 Infamous Political Conspiracies

From an ancient Roman coup d’état to the Lincoln assassination, get the facts on six of history’s most notorious political plots.

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10 Things You May Not Know About Paul Revere

Explore 11 facts about American history’s archetypal patriot, Paul Revere, and his famed midnight ride.

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8 Things You May Not Know About Money

From China’s “flying money” to Siberian “soft gold,” here are eight things you may not know about the history of money.

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7 Historical Figures Famous for Something They Never Did

Find out the truth about seven people who’ve become forever linked with something they never did.