Originally Posted by skife
you guys are booing on militias, a militia is sole reason you all aren't paying taxes to the united kingdom anymore.
someone failed history... were they influential? of course. sole reason? no.
for what it's worth, the early American revolutionaries as we like to call them were viewed at the time, as treasonous, terrorists that practiced guerilla warfare.
to be fair, the redcoats certainly didn't carry themselves with full military decorum either, carrying out widespread pillaging, rape, and slaughtering thousands of non-combatants.