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When these very swords, the instruments and companions of your glory, shall be taken from your sides, and no remaining mark of military distinction left, but your wants, infirmities, and scars! can you then consent to be the only sufferers by this revolution, and retiring from the field, grow old in poverty, wretchedness, and contempt? - The Newburgh Addresses
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION began as a conflict over the legitimacy of British taxation, then gradually evolved into a debate over fundamental political principles of representation and sovereignty. American defiance of British imperial authority soon generated armed conflict, and the thirteen erstwhile colonies had to defend their ambitions for liberty and independence on the battlefield. However, throughout the course of the Revolutionary War, the relationship between its political and military goals and protagonists was highly problematic. More than once, the effort for independence seemed on the verge of failure. Military setbacks stemmed from a variety of reasons. Chief among these was that for most of the war the revolutionary armies did not have the manpower and material resources to succeed. As problems over provisions and pay mounted, both enlisted men and officers increasingly blamed Congress and the state legislatures. When these very swords, the instruments and companions of your glory, shall be taken from your sides, and no remaining mark of military distinction left, but your wants, infirmities, and scars! can you then consent to be the only sufferers by this
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