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The American Revolution

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Transcript of The American Revolution

A British soldier
The Marquis de Lafayette
The Surrender at Yorktown! The Americans win!!
The British try to go South, where there is more loyalist support.
This painting "Washington Crossing the Delaware" is one of this periods most famous paintings.
But before help arrives, Washington's men suffer greatly through the winter.
Hessian soldiers from Germany, hired by the British to fight the Americans.
The Treaty of Paris 1783
The American Revolution is officially over!
Continental Soldiers
Skip a line and add a subtitle "The Winter at Valley Forge"
Skip a line and make a new subtitle "Battle of Saratoga"
The American Revolution
The title of your notes will appear next.
All of your directions will appear in red.
Make a new subtitle for your notes
"Advantages and Disadvantages"
Always underline your subtitles.
Make bullets and answer the following questions in your notes. You may have to write in
complete sentences
for your facts to make sense
Name one American Strength
Name one American Weakness
Name one British strength.
Name one British weakness.
Examine the map and chart below.
...you do not have to write the questions.
It will be faster if you write in complete sentences
or in good understandable phrases. I will check and make you do it over, so don't be sloppy!!

• America suffered losses at the beginning.

• Washington was chased out of New Jersey.

• The men’s self-esteem dropped and feared losing the war.
Skip a line and add a new subtitle "Early Stages of the War" then copy the bullet notes from below.
Read the following paragraphs to understand how Washington won back the trust of his men.
Skip a line and add the following subtitle "Washington Fights Back" (Don't forget to underline all subtitles)
• Surprised the Hessians (hired soldiers)

• Battle of Trenton

• Crossed the Delaware River

• Retook NJ

• Troops had faith in him again
Add the following bullets to your last subtitle.
Make bullets and answer the following questions in your notes. You may have to write in
complete sentences
for your facts to make sense.

Where did the battle take place?
Why did the British want to capture the Hudson River Valley?
...you do not have to write the questions.
It will be faster if you write in complete sentences
or in good understandable phrases. I will check and make you do it over, so don't be sloppy!!
How did the Americans stop the British general Burgoyne?
Who won this battle?
What happened as a result of this battle?(describe well)
What was Benjamin Franklin's role in this war? (describe well)
You do not need to answer the questions that appear in the video, but you should think about them as you watch.
Skip a line in your notes, and add the picture's title as a stand alone sentence.
Skip a line, and add a new subtitle
"A Frenchman and a Prussian"
Make bullets and answer the following questions in your notes. You
may have
to write in
complete sentences
for your facts to make sense.

Write and underline Marquis de Lafayette and take notes on who he was and how he helped the Americans.
Write and underline Baron Friedrich Von Steuben and take notes on who he was and how he helped the Americans.
Skip a line and add a subtitle " Winter at Valley Forge"
Make bullets and answer the following questions in your notes. You may have to write in
complete sentences
for your facts to make sense.

What challenges did the Continental Army face at Valley Forge? (name several)
What happened to the survivors of Valley Forge?
What does that say about those American soldiers?

Answer this question as #1 on the left hand side of your notebook.
Answer the questions from the map, but number them as #2 and #3.
In the fall of 1781, a combined American force of Colonial and French troops laid seige to the British Army at Yorktown, Virginia. Led by George Washington and French General Comte de Rochambeau, they began their final attack on October 14th, capturing two British defenses and leading to the surrender, just days later, of British General Lord Corwallis and nearly 9,000 troops. Yorktown proved to be the final battle of the American Revolution, and the British began peace negotiations shortly after the American victory.
Skip a line and add the subtitle "The Battle of Yorktown" Answer the following question as bulleted notes.
What two forces battle the British?
Why is this battle significant?
Watch the video, and add any important information to your notes! Almost Done!!
Add a subtitle "Treaty of Paris 1783", then add the following bullets to your notes.
What was the Treaty of Paris?
What 3 things did it decide?
You're finished!! You are a History beast! You're fantastic and wonderful!!
Watch and laugh (or gaffaw)!
Read :)
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