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BARRATT- Tiara Brown- Rev. War

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    Turning Point

    The French had secretly sent weapons to the Patriots.
  • Retreat

    British retreated from Boston.
  • British Retreat from Boston

    The Brittish army moved from Boston in March, bringing the war into the middle states. The British planned to stop the rebellion by cutting off New England and seizing New York City.
  • Franch helps in America

    The French help colonist by supplying them witg goods and weapons.
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    Defeat in New York

    General William Howe and Admiral Richard Howe joined forces on Staten Island and sailed into New York harbor wirh the largest British expeditionary force ever assembled. They had 32,00 soldiers.
  • Battle Ends

    The battle for New York ended in late August with an American retreat following heavy losses. It was a chaotic withdrawl for the Continental Army.
  • The Battle of Trenton

    The Battle of Trenton
    Washington sneaks up on the Hessians.
  • Suprise Attack

    In a suprise Attack the Americans killed 30 of the enemy and took 918 captives and six Hessian cannons.
  • Contract Up

    The vast majoirty of Washingtons men had either deserted or had been killed or captured. Fewer than 8,000 men remained under Washingtons command, and the terms of their enlistment were due to end on New Years Eve.
  • Astonising Victory

    The Americans were railed by another atonishing victory against 1,200 British stationed at Princeton.
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    The Fight For Philadelphia

    General Howe began his campaign to seize the American capital at Philadelphia. The continental Congress fled by the city while Washington's troops unsucessfully tried to block the redcoats at nearby BrandyWine Creek. The British captures Philadelphia.
  • Victory at Saratoga

    Victory at Saratoga
    Massed American troops finally surrounded Burgyone at Saratoga, where he surrendered his battered army to General Gates.
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    Winter Of Valley Forge

    Valley Forge was the camp ground of 11,000 troops of George Washingtons Continental Army. Due to the suffering there by the hungry, poor clothing, and badly house troops 2,500 troops died during that winter. Valley Forge came to symbolize the heroism of the American Revolutions.
  • Treaty of Cooperation

    The French recognized American independenve and signed an alliance with the Americans.
  • European Allies Shift the Balance

    American troops began an amazing transformation. Friedrich von Steuben volunteers his servuces to General Washington and went to war " to make regular soldiers out of country bumkins "
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    Commanded

    Royal Governoronce again commanded Georgia.
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    British Move South

    British began to move their operations South.
  • British Sucess

    British expedition easily took Savannah, Georgia.
  • Lafayette and the France

    Lafayette joined Washingtons staff and bore misery of Valley Forge, lobbied for French reinforcement in France, and led a command in Virginia in the last years of the war.
  • British Succeeds

    British captured Charlestown, South Caroliba and marched 5,500 American soldiers off as prisoners.
  • Sailing South

    General Clinton and Cornwallis sailed Southwith 8,500 men.
  • Rhode Island

    A french army of 6,000 had landed in New Port after the British left the city to focus on the South.
  • Success

    Cornwalis succeeds in nearly all his work,
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    British Forts are Established

    British army establish British forts across SC to destroy American forces in South Carolina.
  • British Losses

    When the forces met at Cowpens the British expected the outnumbered army to the flee, but the Continental Army fought back and forced the redcoats to surrender,
  • Financing the War

    Congress appointed a rich Philadelphia merchant named Robert Morris as superintendent of finance.
  • Finances

    Due to the effors of Morris and Haym Salomon (jewish political refugess, associate) the troops were finally pain in gold coins.
  • White Flag

    With his troops outnumbered by more than two to one and exhausted from constant shelling Cornwallis finally raised the white flag of surrender.
  • Yorktown

    William Fontaire of the Virginia Militia stood with the Ameircan and French armies lining a road near Yorktown to witness the formal British surrender,
  • Surrender

    Washington, the French Generaks and their trooops assembled to accept the British surrender.
  • Seeking Peace

    Peace talks began in Paris.
  • SIGNED TREATY

    SIGNED TREATY
    Delegates signed Treaty of Paris. This treaty confirmed U.S independence and set boundaries in the new nation.