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Newburgh 1783: The Conspiracy That Threatened American Democracy

How We Became America: The Untold Story

Having defeated the British, gaining its independence after eight bloody years of war, the great American experiment was almost taken over by a military coup before it had properly begun. Yet again, it was George Washington who stepped in – not to win a war this time, but to quell a mutiny. (Runtime 2:42)

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