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Iron Ore: Revolutionary Metal

How We Became America: The Untold Story

In the Revolutionary War, equipping an army required huge amounts of iron, for everything from bayonets and cannonballs to cooking pots. That made the Colonial iron industry a high priority for the Patriots – and a target for the British. (Runtime 2:07)

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