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Overrated & Underrated

May 2024
1min read

The most underrated American is not only underrated but virtually forgotten. He is Robert Morris, sometimes called the “Financier of the American Revolution.” It was his calm and steady management of the finances and logistics of the Revolution that allowed Washington to succeed on the battlefield and Franklin to succeed in gaining essential French support. All this was accomplished while Morris fended off the calumnies of his compatriots.

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