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Notes oct 1 - Fighting began in Massachusetts (1775), moved...

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Fighting began in Massachusetts (1775), moved inwards the next year, and then to the south British chose to evacuate Boston because it was seen as a cradle of revolution, and Americans had strategic advantages British chose to journey to New York instead, as it was more plentiful in food and hopefully in English sentiment Delegates from the Continential Congress met to talk about a reconciliation but efforts went no where as no one would revoke the Declaration of Independence Most of the fighting occurred in new jersey and pa. Washington’s strategy was to avoid straight up battles, so guerrilla warfare was used Americans had some early victories, but were essentially hanging on until Saratoga Saratoga NY 1777 o Very long battle that ended in a military victory o Convinced the French that the Americans had a chance of winning and gained French support. Continental congress had to come up with plan for governing during the war o Ran into problems as colonies could disagree more than agree
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