The first fight of the American Revolution was at the Battle of … . Lexington and Concord. At the beginning of the American Revolution, SC’s population was about 1/3 Patriots, 1/3 Loyalists and 1/3 ______. neutral.
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Lexington and Concord
War of attrition
Patriot or Whig
Loyalist or Tory
Wealthy white men,
from the Low Country, patriots
(or Up Country)
Battle of Sullivan’s Island
Battle of King’s Mountain
British promised to return land if GB won war
Partisan fighters stopped the BR from moving northward.
Battle of Yorktown
Treaty of Paris
Settlers continued to move onto their land; the British encouraged settlers to attack and support British; supplies had stopped from Charleston
Cherokee attacked frontier settlements;Many Cherokee homes and villages destroyed;Brutal fighting
Treaty of DeWitt’s Corner;Cherokee lost all land in SC except a small area in nw corner
Patriots fought Loyalists in SC. They were all colonists and inhabitants of the land
Supported the patriots;managed farms and plantations, nursed wounded, served as spies and messengers
Served in some armies;continued to work as slaves;did manual labor such as cook, build, etc;rode with the partisans
He had captured enough British soldiers to be sure that the British did not execute any more colonials.