It nearly ended the USA before it became independent.
The story goes that veterans of the Ameican Revolution were denied their pensions.
And the continental army was considering overthrowing Congress to rectify their slight.
George Washington stepped into the situation and masterfully defused it.
Many conspiracies never get off the ground, after all.
Funny how some conspiracies change the course of nations, and others simply fade into history.
The Newburgh Conspiracy, as it would later come to be known, the one that could have killed the country before it really began, is dispatched to nothing more than a footnote in history.
-Ryan Holiday, Conspiracy