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The "Three Percent" in 1775 - During the American Revolution, the active forces in the field against the King’s tyranny never amounted to more than of the colonists. They were in turn actively supported by perhaps only of the total colonial population.

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When the Persian armies demanded that the Greeks surrender their weapons at the Battle of Thermopylae, King Leonidas I responded with the phrase "Molon Labe" which means "Come and take them"