Leaders like George Washington previously fought under British rule and were

Leaders like george washington previously fought

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independence from Britain. Leaders, like George Washington, previously fought under British rule and were familiar with Britain’s military tactics. George Washington’s refused to lead his army into a position to be surrounded or destroyed. Colonists knew the territory well, while the British did not, which gave them home field advantage. Britain’s rival, France, joins the fight by providing the Americans with money, ground, and naval forces.
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Part 2 Directions: Analyze the quote below – describe what the quote means in your own words and what it tells us about the time period. This section will be worth 15 points of your exam grade. From “The Examination of Martha Carrier” : “Susan Sheldon cried out, in a trance I saw you murder 13 persons. Mary Walcot testified the same, that there lay 13 Ghosts. All the afflicted fell into most intolerable out-cries & agonies. Elizabeth Hubbard and Ann Putman testified the same that she had killed 13 at Andover.
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