South Battles of The Revolution

  • The Albany Congress

    Starting out with good intentions of Colonial leaders, good went to bad.Representatives from seven colonies met with 150 Iroquois Chiefs in Albany, New York.Franklin's plan resembled the Articles of Confederation, and would have provided for coordinated taxation and militia forces to defend the frontiers. No one followed or agreed.
  • The Sugar Act

    Parliament passed a law stating there was to be tax on molasses. The intention of the taxing was completely undercut. By the end, the tax on sugar and molasses was reduced from six pence to only three.
  • The Currency Act

    The colonies were suffering a shortage of currency. The only way to put a stop to the shortage was to increase trading which wasn't working because of the shortage of trading goods.A law by Parliament was passed. The colonies were putting up a fight against the British as an outcome.
  • Battle of Montreal

    This battle took place in Quebec,Canada, north of New York state. It was won by the British led by Sir Guy Carleton over the American's led by Brig. General Richard Montgomery. Our attack was beaten back.
  • The Battle of Sullivan's Island

    Clinton sailed from Boston to North Carolina. In Charleston, John Rutledge, a member of the Continenal Congress, arrived in Charleston with information of a British movement into South Carolina.Rutledge came up with a defense force under the command of 46-year-old Colonel William Moultrie, a former militiman and Indian fighter.
  • Battle Of Princeton

    The battle of Princeton took place in Princeton, New Jersey, south of New York City. It was a victory for General Washington and his American troops.He was agains Sir Charles Cornwallis. Washington left his army's campfire burning to fake like they were asleep, while they actually surrounded the British forces. The Americans attacked just before sunrise.
  • Battle of Bound Brook

    Led by benjamin lincoln,a force of around 500 men were attacked by a force of about 4000 men led by Charles Cornwallis. This led to a victory fot the Continental Army.
  • Battle of Vincennes

    American frontiersman George Rogers Clark won this battle against the British Forces. He was sent to obtain land northwest of the Ohio River. Vincennes took place in Vincennes, Indiana, south of Kokomo.
  • Battle of the Cowpens

    This battle was won by an AMerican man, Daniel Morgan over a british man, Sir Banastre Tarleton. The Americans fought by only shooting until Sir Tarleton had to backdown in an embarrassment to him and his men. This battle was named after cow pens that were surrounded by the battle field. Battle took place in Cowpens, just north of Myrtle Beach.
  • Battle of Guilford Court House

    The battle of Guilford Court House was won by American man, General Nathaniel Greene over British man, Sir Charles Cornwallis. When Guilford Court House finished their defeat, it ended British having control of both North and South Carolina. Taking place in Guilford County, North Carolina, north of Greensboro.