Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 19, 2011
When America won its freedom it did so - in part - because it had a secret weapon that even the King of England feared.
OPEN: 1776. That was the year the Declaration of Independence was signed. But did signing that declaration actually make America a free and independent nation? No. There was still a long, and costly conflict that needed to fought with THE superpower of the day.
• America only had rag tag