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The Revolutionary War

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Stephannia Morris

on 25 May 2017

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Transcript of The Revolutionary War

Weapons Used
George Washington: As many of us know George Washington was the 1st president of the United states of America. And also, was a famous general in the Revolutionary War. Charles Lee: He was one of the most talented of the military soldiers, and joined the army at age 12. Three years later he entered regular service.
The weapons used were Pistols, Long rifles, rifles, bow and arrow, Tomahawks, bayonets, sabres, swords, poles, and cannons. Those weapons in total weight estimated is over 4,000 lbs!! Sabres are like swords but with handles. Rifles are used by hunters now used in target practicing. Now used by skilled hunters.

Bayonets were spears also used for slice through grass and what not but, they could
be used to cut ropes. Pistols were hand guns
used when a person did not have any ammunition... Also good for other things! Nowadays used by Community Sheriffs or Police officers. Or owned by defensive home owners.
The American Revolutionary war started in the April 19, 1775. Over U.S. troops engaged : 217,000. And there were over 17,000 casualties. And over 20,000 injuries. May they rest in peace.
Chapter 1: HOW IT BEGAN
Famous Generals
Tomahawks were axes used to slice and dice through the tall grasses. They were also used to pierce the enemies and were a great source of defense back then. Mainly used for piercing. Maybe could be used for tree cutting. Tomahawks are greatly used through the U.S.. Now tomahawks are cars or more modern.
The Revolutionary war contained lots of presidents, here are some of them!!
George Washington known as the 1st U.S. president, and a famous war general.
James Monroe, known as a war hero.
Andrew Jackson, known as a fighting president.
And, last but not least...
William Henry Harrison, also known as a war hero...

Cool facts about The American Revolutionary War
This is a big thank you to all the websites we have used today...
Thanks for
staying with us
all the way!!

~Thanks Jordan & Natalie
In 1775 when the American Revolutionary War broke out the American colonist did not have a very good chance of winning. Britain had a large well trained army and the best navy in the world. On the other hand the Americans had a disorganized collection of state militias and their navy was very small. However due to many factors, not the least of which was the determination and bravery of the American soldiers, the colonist pulled off an amazing upset and won their independence.
Interesting Facts
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The British Army had a well established experience, standing army the American Army did not. The British Army had a well established navy, America did not.The British Army had ample quantities,of powder, guns, and clothing- the Americans did not. The British had many the Americans did not have. But, America had bombs guns and weapons able to be used in war.

All 13 us colonies used the U.S. troops for them to fight in the war.
The first shots rang out on the morning of April 19, 1775 in Lexington, Mass.
Congress chose George Washington as commander and chief of America's armed forces.
Fact #1
Fact #2
Fact #3
The Battle of Saratoga was the first great American victory of the war and is widely believed to have been the turning point that led America to triumph over Britain.

Fact #4
Fact #5
The Peace Treaty of Paris 1783 was signed on September 3, and ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain and the United States of America.
When did the revolutionary war begin??

What were Tomahawks?
A) Axes
B) Guns
C) Cars
When did Charles Lee join the Army?
What was Andrew Jackson known for in the Revolutionary war?
Even MORE Facts

ANSWER: At age 12
Answer A: Axes
Answer April 19 1775
ANSWER: A fighting President
The war of independence waged by the American colonies against Britain influenced political ideas and revolutions around the globe, as a fledgling, largely disconnected nation won its freedom from the greatest military force of its time. The first shots rang out on morning of April 19, 1775 in Lexington, Mass. At battle of Bunker Hill, colonial officer William Prescott ordered, "do not fire until you see the whites of their eyes ! Design and delivery of professional devolpment. Curriculum materials for elmentary, middle, and and senior high.
what was the video about in the beginning ?
How it impacted us!!
All the commotion that has happened has taught us a lot about battles and wars. But, this one is remarkable. We have been taught to keep our guard with post guards in each state. And have learned to train daily and go to the field to play army. We also have, range to always be prepared...
How many things did the British Army have that americans did not?
How many weapons were used in the war?
Who are pistols used by nowadays?
Answer D) All of the above
A) Sheriffs and defensive home owners
B) Police and Homeowners
C) Police and Sheriffs
D) All of the above
Answer 3 Things
Where were the 1st shots of the war?
Answer Lexington, Mass
Judging by context clues, What does UPSET mean?
ANSWER:Upset means to strife.
What has the revolutionary war taught us??
Question #10
Answer to keep post guards in each state!
Answer 10
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