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Bunker Hill:Brits training & discipline shown; costly win w/ 45-50% losses.Militia held fast until ammo ran out.Going to be a long war.Continental soldiers:Service based on ideology.Temporary regulars, endured severe privations.Saratoga:Decisive victory had military & diplomatic significanceTurned North America into secondary theater for 1 side [Brits].Monmouth Courthouse:Continentals from Valley Forge attacked Brits w/drawing to NYC; w/stood Brits artillery & bayonets.Last battle in the North.Germantown:Fog of war.Guides lost.A gen’l drunk.A unit attacked 1 from the same army [Continentals].Tactical loss but aided French decision to help.Privateers:Disrupted enemy [British] commerce.Helped weaken merchant & bus. class support for war.Letters of Marque [issued for hire].King’s Mountain:“Over the Mtn. Army” destroyed Maj. Ferguson & his unit.