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7.4 The Patriots Gain New Hope. Victory in New Jersey. British Position: -British are Settled in New York -Mercenaries are in New Jersey. Continental Army: - Washington has time to gather troops to attack New Jersey. Victory in New Jersey. Victory in New Jersey. Battle of Trenton.

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victory in new jersey
Victory in New Jersey

British Position:

-British are Settled in New York

-Mercenaries are in New Jersey

Continental Army:

- Washington has time to gather troops to attack New Jersey

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Victory in New Jersey

Battle of Trenton

Leader : George Washington

Tactics: Surprise

How: On Christmas morning G.W. Crosses the Delaware and attacks the Hessians.

Colonial Victory

What is the benefit of a surprise attack?

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Victory in New Jersey

Battle of Princeton

Leader : George Washington

Tactics: Surprise attack @ Night

How: G.W. kept the fires burning at nightand the snuckaround behind the British to surprise attack them.

Colonial Victory

turning point at saratoga

Defeats embarrassed the British

Cut off New England from other colonies.

Turning Point at Saratoga

NEW

problems with the plan

General Howe: Decided to attack Philadelphia, which lead to the Battle of Brandywine Creek.

Problems with “The PLAN”
  • Delayed his arrival to Saratoga.
  • Could have crushed Continental Army, chose not to.

British Victory

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John Burgoyne: General for the British. Planned to attack Albany from the North.

    • Thick Forest delays arrival
  • Arrives at Saratoga w/outsupport.
Problems with “The PLAN”
battle of saratoga

KEY: TURNING POINT IN WAR!

Battle of Saratoga

Leader: General Gates

Tactics: Non-Traditional

How: Problems with British plan, resulted in British General Burgoyne alone and outnumbered at Saratoga.

Colonial Victory

winter @ valley forge

Valley Forge, Pennsylvania (Washington)

    • Harsh Conditions, Few Supplies = 1/5 of men died
Winter @ Valley Forge

Friedrich von Steuben

Helped improve the moral and training of George Washington’s men.

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INDEPENDENCE

7.5 Conclusion to the American Revolution

the war in the south

Britain turns their eyes on the Southern Colonies…

    • What resources were there to use?
  • Camden, South Carolina
    • Horatio Gates

(Patriot Leader)

    • EPIC FAILURE

3,300 of

4,000

soldiers died

The War in the South
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Guerrilla Warfare: Swift, Hit-and-Run attacks

    • Francis Marion
      • Attacked British supply lines and communications
The War in the South
victory at yorktown

George Washington & Comte de Rochambeau planned to trap Cornwallis.

    • G.W. had 16,000 troops
  • French Fleet in control of Chesapeake Bay.
  • Battle of Yorktown.
Victory at Yorktown