American Revolution

American Revolution - 308,000 soldiers fought in the...

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American Revolution (Patriots)
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Causes of the Revolution Colonists wanted Independence The shot heard round the world at Lexington and Concord The Intolerable acts
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Significant People of the War George Washington served as a Commander in Chief of the colonial forces. John Adams helped write the Treaty of Paris with England Samuel Adams helped plan the Boston Tea Party
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Significant People(Continued) Benedict Arnold was one of the bravest but he became a traitor to the British by telling them that 1000’s of American forces were headed to Fort Schuyler. Benjamin Franklin helped by making the French our allies. Thomas Jefferson wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence.
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Statistics The revolution cost the Americans about $14.8 million.
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Unformatted text preview: 308,000 soldiers fought in the Revolutionary War. 49,000 soldiers were killed. 45,000 were wounded War/Battle Strategies Patriots: Guerilla Tactics (fight on insurgent war. You just have to wear the British down). Make an alliance with one of British’s enemies Loyalists: Blockade the parts to prevent the flow of supplies from an ally. “Divide and Conquer”, use the loyalists The Winner I think the win will be to the Patriots because they had good strategies and they knew what they were doing. Struggles and problems The struggles would be Government and Order because the British did everything for us and its going to be a new country so they will have to learn to take care of themselves....
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course ENGL 2303 taught by Professor A during the Fall '07 term at UT Arlington.

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