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Test two lecture 1 - Lecture 1 British disadvantages: 1....

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British disadvantages: 1. Had to come across the ocean- long distances 2. Poor communications between armed forces 3. No large open areas for battle 4. America is a very large place to maneuver (terrain hard to move thru) American disadvantages: 1. No large standing army, virtually no navy 2. No strong central government 3. Population was divided over the rebellion Steps NC took to control loyalists in the state: 1. Required everyone take an oath of allegiance to the state, if you didn’t you must leave the state (aka loyalists) 2. * Confiscation Acts: Allowed state to confiscate lands of the loyalists and used those finances for the war The Quakers- Wont fight because of religious reasons, so they won’t make them leave but they must pay higher taxes for not fighting If you didn’t pay taxes to support the war, then your land could be confiscated 3 branches of armed forces in war: 1. Milita State troops Every man who was at least 16 was required to serve in the militia
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2011 for the course HIST 254 taught by Professor Idk during the Spring '11 term at N.C. State.

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Test two lecture 1 - Lecture 1 British disadvantages: 1....

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