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Unformatted text preview: The American Revolution War Phase 1 : New England o 1775 Battles of Lexington and Concord, first shot. Militia gathered together quickly. o Patriots siege Boston, Bunker Hill June 1775 -- severe losses on both sides, British realize that the battle is more than just seizing a rebel. It is more severe than they thought. o The British Army fled from Boston to Nova Scotia, reorganizing their army to the South o American Invasion of Canada, unsuccessful effort to ally with Canadians Phase 2 : the Mid-Atlantic Region o Summer of 1776, the British Navy arrived in New York ( British soldiers and hired merchants – Hessians) • Heavy losses for Patriots. • Thomas Paine - The Crisis o Battle of Long Island, General George Washington abandoned Manhattan o Dec. and Jan. 1776 – 1777, Battles of Trenton and Princeton , the Patriots’ victories o Difficult winter of 1777 for Washington’s army. Waldo o Howe took Philadelphia – one of the most important city of American’s government on Sep 1777...
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- General John Burgoyne, British army, American Revolution War, American patriots, Patriots siege Boston