March 18, 2021

The American Revolution Is Not Taught In The UK - Episode 232


'Surrender of General Burgoyne' by John Trumbull, 1821. (Public Domain)

Across the USA, Schools from Elementary to High are filled with how the USA came to be. Most commonly taught is how the US, led by George Washington, bravely defeated the might of the British and declared independence and are now the beacon of freedom and light. But what of it's importance in the UK? Do they teach the American Revolutionary War in Britain?

Do you care if the rest of the world knows about the American War of Independence?

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