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  1. P. 174 / Wbk. P. 22

  2. p. 177 / Wbk. p. 22

  3. Chapter 7Section 1The Early Years of the War P. 22/p. 174 A. Categorizing Use the chart below to take notes about who chose the Patriot side and who chose the Loyalist side. Patriots Loyalists • High numbers in N. England & Virginia • N. Americans who lived near colonists • African Americans who hoped independence would bring equality • High numbers in S, NY state, & in cities • N. Americans who feared Americans would take their land • African Americans who believed British promises of freedom

  4. June 1775 George Washington become the commander of the Continental Army. Most men enlist for only one year. Washington’s army never numbered more than 17,000. Congress’s inability to supply the army Needed blankets, shoes, food and guns & ammunition. “Could I have foreseen what I have, and am likely to experience, no consideration upon earth should have induced me to accept this command.” --George Washington

  5. Washington’s main goal was to survive. Keep the army in the field, win some battles—no matter how small– and avoid a crushing defeat. He knew he could not hope to win a major battle until he had a large, well-equipped army.

  6. Battle of Long Island Aug. 27, 1776 Washington ordering the disembarkation

  7. B. Analyzing Causes and Recognizing Effects As you read this section, write answers to the questions about each of the Revolutionary War battles listed below. Who won? Why did they win? What were the impt. results? • New York Superior numbers British occupied N.Y. Americans retreated British • Trenton • Saratoga

  8. The American Crisis By Thomas Paine

  9. B. Analyzing Causes and Recognizing Effects As you read this section, write answers to the questions about each of the Revolutionary War battles listed below. Who won? Why did they win? What were the impt. results? • New York British Superior numbers Took Hessians by surprise British occupied N. York Americans retreated American army gained needed supplies Washington’s reputation rose Army attracted new recruits • Trenton Americans Saratoga

  10. British Plan - Burgoyne, St. Leger and Howe to rendezvous or meet in Albany

  11. Capitulation de Burgoyne à Saratoga contemporary French engraving of Burgoyne's Surrender.

  12. Casualties at Saratoga • First Phase- • Americans- 65 killed, wounded 218, 34 prisoners/missing • British- 600 killed/wounded/prisoners/ missing • Last Phase- • Americans- 140 killed/wounded/missing • British- 600 killed/wounded • 5,000 prisoners/missing

  13. Battle of Saratoga Turning point of the American Revolution

  14. B. Analyzing Causes and Recognizing Effects As you read this section, write answers to the questions about each of the Revolutionary War battles listed below. Who won? Why did they win? What were the impt. results? • New York British Superior numbers Took Hessians by surprise St. Leger & Howe failed to help Burgoyne, Americans surrounded him British occupied N. York Americans retreated American army gained needed supplies Washington’s reputation rose Army attracted new recruits • Trenton Americans Americans European nations decided to help America • Saratoga

  15. Benedict Arnold