PATRIOTS REVOLUTION by francisco rodriguez

  • british push

    the british had pushed washington's army across the delaware River into pennsylvania. the majority of washington army was eather surende, kill, or capture.
  • french secret

    french secret
    still bitter from their defeat by the british in the french and indian war, the frech had secretly send weapons to the patriots. the victory from saratoga made the french come into an alliance with the patrionts.
  • war moves

    british retreated from boston and moving to the middle state . as part of a grand plan to stop the rebellion by isolating new england, the british decided to seize new york city.
  • new york

    general william howe and admiral richard howe join forces and move to new york with the largest british expeditionary force ever assemble.
  • withdrawal

    michael graham, continental army volunteer and describe the withdrawal.
  • end of battle

    washington was out number and most of his troops were untrained recruits with poor equipment.
  • battle of trenton

    battle of trenton
    in the face of the fierce storm, he led 2,400 men in small rowboats across the ice-chocked delaware River.
  • terms of enlistment

    washington desperately need some kind of victory for the men to keep them from going home.
  • fight for philadelphia

    as the muddy fields dried out in the spring general howe begang his campaing to seize the American capital at philadelpha. the british ended it up capturing philadelphia.
  • saratoga

    massed american troops finally surrounded burgoynr at saratoga, where he surrendered his battered army to general gates.
  • Period: to

    valley forge

    albigense waldo worked as a surgeon at valley forge outside philadelphia which served as the continenteal army's camp during the winter.
  • alliance

    france now had become friends with the patriots because now they think they have a chance agains britain, france had agree not to make peace with britain unless britain also recognized American independence.
  • american troops transformation

    fredrich von steuben a prussian captain and talented drillmaster volunteered his services to general washington to help his troops, the soldiers were tought to stand at attention, execute field maneuvers, fire and reload quickly, and wield bayonets.
  • british change strategy

    the british began to shift their operatons to the south. there the british hoped to relly loyallst and reclaim their former colonies.
  • british sucess

    british expedition easyly took savanhaand georgia.
  • british sucess

    a loyal govenor once again commanded georgia.
  • lafayette and the french

    the young lafayette joined washingtons staff and bore the misery of valley forge.he led a command in virginia in the last year of the war .
  • british

    General Henry Clinton, who hadreplaced Howe in New York, along with the ambitious general Charles Cornwallis sailed south with 8,500 men.
  • charles cornwallies

    their greatest victory of the war, the British captured Charles Town, and South Carolina.and marched 5,500 American soldiers as prisoners.
  • british surrender at york town

    French army of 6,000 had landed in Newport, Rhode Island, after the British left the city to focus on the South. the france forces join together with the fleets and attack the british.
  • forces meet

    Cowpens, South Carolina, the British expected the outnumbered Americans to flee but the Continental Army fought back, and forced the redcoats to surrender.
  • help request

    greene had weaken the british. he wrote a letter to lafayette asking for help.
  • philadelphia merchants

    philadelphia congress had pointed a rich philadelphia merchant named Robert Morris as superintendent of finance.
  • british lost

    Washington ordered Nathanael Greene, his ablest
    general, to march south and harass Cornwallis as he retreated.
  • fort across the state

    Cornwallis’s army smashed American forces at Camden, and South Carolina. also the patriots attack the british fort making them unable to communicate with the others.
  • pay time

    due to the efforts of morris and salomon, the troops were finnaly paid in specie, or gold coin.
  • victory at york town

    the french troops outnumbered by more than two to one and exhausted from constant shelling, Cornwallis finally raised the white flag of surrender. two days later france and the patriots accepted the british surrender.
  • york town

    to witness the formal british surrender. the french were dressed in bright blue coats and white trousers, while the American troops, standing proudly behind ther generals, wore hunting shirts and faded continental uniforms.
  • seeking peace

    representatives of four nations started talking about peace. united states,great britain, france, and spain. all of them wanted different things.
  • peace

    peace
    delagates signed the TREATY OF PARIS which confirmed the united states independence and set boundaries of the new nation.