he used profanity at soldiers to do drills Lafayette a young French patriot

He used profanity at soldiers to do drills lafayette

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he used profanity at soldiers to do drills; Lafayette a young French patriot joined continental army he offered to not receive pay but to become a officer, Washington was skeptical but then later trusted Lafayette, he helped diplomate with forging an alliance with France, Moral rose with the increase pay and then again when the Alliance with France was forged, Spring 1778 British forces withdrew from Pennsylvania to New York city, Washington’s Army trailed behind settling north of New York city, combat in the north settled into a long stale mate War in West Guerilla warfare pitted against Indians and Loyalist from isolated patriots along North and West frontiers; British urged loyalist and Indians to raid Patriot settlement offering bounties; George Roger Clark led 175 patriot frontiersmen on flatboats on Ohio River, captured Kaskaskia in Present day Illinois without bloodshed took Cahokia Vincennes Rangers (frontiersmen fought with Clark) Rangers captured 5 Indians with American scalps ordered his men to kill them in sight of the Fort. British surrendered after witness of the execution Iroquois and loyalist terrorized frontier settlements George Washington responded with 4,000 men under John Sullivan to crush hostile tribes and loyalist, Destroying 40 Sencat Cayuga Villages which broke power of the Iroquois Confederacy for all Time Kentucky territory: Daniel boon and some 30 men with children and wives held off an assault of 400 Indians at Boonsboro, Boone was shoot twice captured, His two sons died and brother, two brother inn laws, daughter were captured, 1776 a Delegation of Natives convinced Cherokees to attack frontier Virginia settlements and Carolina settlements Melita men led by Andrew Pickers burned dozens Cherokee villages, this helped settle lands after the American Revolution War Moves South 1778 British launched south strategy hoping to find large support from loyalist to join the cause; British would have pinched the U.S from south to Canadas north; Dec. 1778 sir Henry Clinton was Chief of British Army; Henry sent 3,000 troops to take port Savana on southwest Georgia coast, the plan was to enlist Cherokee and loyalist led by Chief Dragging Canoe promised to leave the ground “Dark and bloody” British Momentum 20 months British and allies defeated three American Armies controlled port cites Savanah and Charleston, South Carolina, killed, wounded, captured 7,000 American patriots, loyalist strength weak in the south, Many undecided joined the Patriots, due to British unleashing Indian attacks on colonist supporting America, Some British soldiers behaved so harshly they drove loyalist to switch sides War in Carolinas Clinton led British troops bottle up entire American army on Charleston Peninsula; Benjamin Lincoln U.S commander begged local plantation owners to allow the slaves to join the U.S defense, but prominent leaders used militia to hold Lincolns army for British to capture; May 1778 Lincoln surrendered
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