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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


neutral


Banastre Tarleton


Francis Marion


Patrick Ferguson


William Moultrie


War of attrition


Pyrrhic victory



Andrew Pickens


Horatio Gates


Lord Cornwallis


Patriot or Whig


Nathaniel Greene


Guerilla warfare



  • A person who did further part in the warnot support the rebellion, who supported the king and who wanted to remain part of Great Britain, was known as

Loyalist or Tory



Wealthy white men,

from the Low Country, patriots


  • More loyalists in the south to aid them


Back Country

(or Up Country)



Partisans


Battle of Sullivan’s Island


Charles Town


  • Camden


Waxhaws


Battle of King’s Mountain


Cowpens


British promised to return land if GB won war


Eutaw Springs


Sullivan’s Island


Camden



Cowpens


Partisan fighters stopped the BR from moving northward.


Battle of Yorktown



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.