American Revolutionary battles, Ben Huerter, 5B

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  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
  • Fort Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga
    Officers/Milita- Ethan Allen (American), William Deleplace (British).
    Strategy- Henry Knox brought 300 men and made the British surrender then took many cannons from the fort to Boston.
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    Officers- Isreal Putnam (American), William Howe (British)
    Strategy- When they heard the British were coming to ocupy the hills surrounding the city milita men built forts in the top of the hills to prevent British from occupying the hills.
  • Trenton/Princeton

    Trenton/Princeton
    Officer: George Washington (American), Jonathan Rall (British)
    Strategy: George Washington took men and took them across the water and attacked Trenton shortly after 8 o'clock in the morning.
  • Saratoga

    Saratoga
    Officers: Benedict Arnold (American), John Burgoyne (British)
    Strategy: Burgoynes strategy was to seperate New England from the southern colonies
  • Siege of Charleston

    Siege of Charleston
    Officers: Benjamin Lincoln (American), Sir Henry Clinton (British)
    Strategy: British leaders turned to launching their "southern strategy" for winning the war, that built on the idea that there was strong Loyalist sentiment supporting the southern colonies.
  • King's Mountain

    King's Mountain
    Officers: James Johnston (American), Patrick Ferguson (British)
    Strategy: Receiving intelligence on the oncoming attack, Ferguson decided to retreat to the safety of Lord Cornwallis' army. However, the Patriots caught up with the Loyalists at Kings Mountain near the border with South Carolina
  • Yorktown

    Yorktown
    Officers: George Washington (American), Charles Cornwallis (British)
    Strategy: In 1780, 5,500 French soldiers landed in Rhode Island to assist their American allies in operations against British-controlled New York City. Following the arrival of dispatches from France that included the possibility of support from the French West Indies fleet of the Comte de Grasse, Washington and Rochambeau decided to ask de Grasse for assistance either in besieging New York, or in military operations against a