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American Revolution 1763-1789 The birth of a new nation - to commence at the Proclaimation of 1763 to the end of the Articles of Confederation.

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Wait you mean it's not a documentary meant to be 100% accurate?

Well ****, my worldview is shattered.
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Is there any British officer depicted as being honest, courageous, professional and generally decent, all at the same time- thought not !
Its not about the British. The show focuses upon the side that won.
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Cunning mastermind? Check. Ruthless murderer? Check. Fop unprepared for combat? Check.

Tut tut tut. You missed out wild sexual deviance.
Did they have public schools back then?

Actually, the fop showed his true colors in recent episodes. Turned out to be quiet a man after all. He's rapidly becoming my favorite character.
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Its not about the British. The show focuses upon the side that won.
That doesn't mean you have to demonize or stupidize the side that lost.
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That doesn't mean you have to demonize or stupidize the side that lost.
After a while you'll get the dynamics that carry from thread to thread. At the core of it this board is about 80 hardcore posters who have 204 feuds and 312 alliances going.

There's an undercurrent of humor here that takes a while to get.
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After a while you'll get the dynamics that carry from thread to thread. At the core of it this board is about 80 hardcore posters who have 204 feuds and 312 alliances going.

There's an undercurrent of humor here that takes a while to get.
Fair enough.
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Now that season 3 has started, is anyone still watching?
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Now that season 3 has started, is anyone still watching?
I have it recorded, but I haven't gotten around to it yet. I expect I'll stick with it, as I have enjoyed the previous two seasons.
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I have it recorded, but I haven't gotten around to it yet. I expect I'll stick with it, as I have enjoyed the previous two seasons.
The wife and I finally got around to it last night. Not a bad way to kick off the new season. On a side note, they filmed the scene with Benedict Arnold and Peggy in Colonial Williamsburg, and it was pretty cool seeing the capitol building as Penn Mansion, as well as the courthouse.
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