George III: The King Who Lost the Colonies
How We Became America: The Untold Story
Before the Revolutionary War took hold, there was hope amongst several American colonists that the British King, George III, would ultimately intervene to stop his government imposing their will on the North American continent. But those American revolutionaries had overestimated both the monarch’s power over parliament and his desire to avoid conflict. (Runtime 3:09)
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