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Written Assignment 4 - Amy Rice 10/19/08 AMH 2010- 1732...

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Amy Rice 10/19/08 AMH 2010- 1732 Written Assignment 4 1. The resolution for independence was introduced into the Continental Congress by Richard Henry Lee . 2. Thomas Jefferson actually drafted the Declaration. 3. Approximately 150,000 colonists remained loyal to Parliament and the King. 4-5. The British tried to encourage African Americans and Indians to revolt against the colonists. 6. The British suffered more casualties at the Battle of Bunker Hill than they would in any other battle of the war. 7. When the British failed to capture the city of Charleston, SC they ended their southern campaign. 8 – 9. In December 1776 and January 1777 Washington gained crucial victories at Trenton and Princeton . 10 - 12. Give three reasons the British failed at Saratoga. a. Neither Burgoyne nor the British officials in England had any knowledge of the American terrain that had to be covered. b. They badly misjudged the Indian support St. Leger would receive. c.
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