Ivring Kristol's Reevaluation Of The American Revolution

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Ivring Kristol focuses on revolutionaries for example George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and Thomas Paine as he proves wrong many present day Americans who have misconceptions about the American Revolution. Kristol 's primary focus is on reexamining the American Revolution. Kristol blames us for the stereotypes that we hold today. Kristol says "Incomprehensible to us is the idea that George Washington was the central figure in a real, honest-to-God revolution.” This comes off more as an insult to Americans today than a reevaluation of the American Revolution. But Kristol has a point because we often overlook people in the American Revolution that played bigger roles than we think, for example one would be Paul Revere. He
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