American Revolution Worksheets - American Revolution Worksheet 1 Explain the general trajectory of the American Revolution how would you break it up

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American Revolution Worksheet 1.Explain the general trajectory of the American Revolution – how would you break itup into distinct sections, and what are the characteristics of those sections? Ethan Allen and his men, along with Benedict Arnold invaded British troops in Fort Ticonderoga.Arnold was humiliated that he was second in command, not having control of the men following Allen. They gained control of the redcoats within minutes and Ethan took all the credit without mentioning Arnold at all which he was very insulted by. The 13 colonies joined forces because a war was starting, they collected future taxes from the colonies so they could afford the new army.John Adams had nominated George Washington to be the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. His friend John Hancock was stunned because he believed that John was going to nominate him to be Commander-in-Chief. Washington dressed in his military uniform toshow that he had military experience, to show the people that he can rely on him. March 5th1776, George Washington and the Continental Army were ready and the British woke up to 20 cannons pointing towards their ships. General William Howe was shocked at how much Washington and his men had done in one night. He ordered the ships to fire their cannons at Washington’s army, they were just out of reach, as was Washington to Howe and his men, Howe and his army abandoned the ships. The British send 33,000 troops to America in order to put a stop to the rebellion, the Continental Army couldn’t hold up a fight against the powerful British army and retreated. Fort Washington was under attack, they were led by one of Washington’s most trusted generals, Nathanael Greene.The British was unstoppable, they had more soldiers, bigger guns and they had German fighters on their side, called “The Hessians.” By that afternoon Washington and his men as surrendered, this hurt his reputation. Nathanael Greene felt mad, sick and sorry for the horrible event, Washington was unhappy, divided state, being exhausted to death. General Charles Lee wanted to become the leader of the Continental Army, George found out when he accidentally read one of the letters between Lee and Joseph Reed. He knew people werelosing faith and becoming doubtful, his power was fading.

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