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  1. Learning Targets • I can explain how the war divided the colonists

  2. Learning Targets • I can explain the advantages and disadvantages of the British and the colonists • I can describe the importance's of the Battle of Saratoga

  3. Section 1 • George Washington- • Why were colonists split over which side to be on- • Advantages and disadvantages for the British and Colonists • Battle of Trenton- • Battle of Saratoga, also why was this battle so important to the colonists- • British strategy-

  4. Section 1 • George Washington-general of the continental army. He kept the army together through the darkest days • Why were colonists split over which side to be on- Which side they chose depended on where they lived, job, and in some cases religion • Advantages and disadvantages for the British and Colonists • Battle of Trenton- Washington needed a victory to keep his army together, enlistments ended soon, led surprise attack on the Hessians at Trenton. Captured the town and much needed supplies. • Battle of Saratoga, also why was this battle so important to the colonists- In trying to cut off the New England colonies English Gen. Burgoyne is defeated by the continental army. The victory is important because it showed Europeans the Americans had a chance to beat the British. • British strategy- overall was to cut off the NE colonies from the rest of the colonies by taking the Hudson River Valley

  5. English Advantages Disadvantages Distance Not fighting “Europe” style Not a popular war in England No allies • Largest Navy • Largest Army • Had establish economy • Experienced leaders • Manufacturing • Larger population

  6. Colonists Advantages Disadvantages No economy Size of military Not everybody was for the war Lacked money “cash” No navy • Fighting on home ground • “Non” conventional fighters • Could live off the land( used to being outside) • Fought for a reason • Had “allies”