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Day: July 3, 2015

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July 3, 2015

Both the 2000 film The Patriot and the current AMC television show TURN are historical fictions based upon the Revolutionary War. The main characters of each began as pacifists, but were forced by events to enter the war. Colonists and farmers, these men simply wanted to till their lands, provide for family and live a quiet life. However, in both cases, the path of war interrupted their quiet lives.

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