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<ul><li><p>PowerPoint: Chapter 6 - The American Revolution </p><p>1. Disunity in the Colonies ~ ^ supported war vs. Britain, were in the minority when </p><p>war woke out LPM and wanted to protect government jobs or official positions or didn't think colonies could win </p><p> / N J C b i ' ^ V f l - l - didn't take either side, like Quakers - pacifists who did not support violence, and Western farmers who were far from the conflict </p><p>M P l O d u Problems - To pay for the war, Congress and the state^ printed hundreds of millions of dollars of </p><p>- : ey beca It quickly lost its value and led to i jO f~ \</p></li><li><p> Thomas Jefferson wrote much of the Declaration of Independence The Declaration of Independence gives the reasons why the colonies were declaring independence and </p><p>listed their grievances against the British government </p><p>12. Unalienable Rights - cannot be taken away - We hold these truths to be self- evident, that all men are created tfj UaJ\t they are endowed by their Creator with certain L*-r\\^-^&gt; </p><p>13. Winter 1776-1777 - Howe drove Washington and the Continental Army from New York to V^guQ Jgryx-^ then across the De.(0^uoQ^c &amp;\Cr to Pennsylvania. Soldiers c\&amp;.&amp;r\tA ' in great numbers; others went home because enlistments were up. </p><p>_ - Patriot spy who hanged without a trial in 1776; his last words reported were, " I n v O ^ r / ^ . f -*Ua,+ 1 I v M , tm ixk ^ / &amp; * f V * " J C*M*H^ _ </p><p>15. African Americans Join the Fight when Washington asked Congress to f free African Americans. By the end of the war, every state except S o i v H ^ Co~**&gt; Ic^vA, enlisted African Americans like </p><p>I gtviu r 1 &gt;~-fccys, and SaAtfyy P o o ^ Yc^e^io^Xcr^-</p><p>16. The Continental Army was at a low point during the winter of 1776-1777, when published another pamphlet, " " T K c C V ' i S xc, ," which again led to more </p><p>Six^pov-f' for the Patriot cause. </p><p>17. Victory at H"7p l/d-t&gt;v^ - December 1776 - Gen. 4 j o w ^ left his troops to spend the winter in New York. Washington and men crossed the icyTteifl u^cyrt E'i.xfer on Christmas night, 1776, capturing 900 4-4-C5&gt;S. jgLnJk in a surprise attack. Victories at Trenton and Princeton raised yy/t 6vo-( L and convinced many to in the Continental Army </p><p>18. New British Strategy -Britain decided on a three-pronged attack on the \^~ik ^ ^ &lt; v r - ^ Valley in New York, to isolate ^ f s o from the rest of the colonies; they planned to defeat New England and then move south to conquer the remaining colonies. Gen. 3g&gt;V&gt;r&gt; "Gentleman Johnny" S*-*-"^pMfrnc would lead troops from Canada. Lt. Col Barry St. Leger would move east from Lake Ontario. General ~T~fc &gt; urC would move north from New York City They would all meet at &amp;r( b C M ^ | V to launch the attack. </p><p>19. Howe's Blunder - Deteririined to capture the ^ ^ m b ^ - S of the 2 n d Continental Congress, Howe r\ (jL moving north to meet Burgoyne's army and remained in . General Burgoyne's army traveled more .S ( p uo than planned; he retreated to </p><p>; ?t*-E UL-hiJ Tjjx J Y , short of supplies and men. </p><p>21. The Battle of ^c^ pb&gt;^~ in the war. </p><p>20 </p><p>22. . ^X&lt; oJtQ'-,^ - * ~ T u / ^ ' y Q ^ l ^ c F of the War - The B v i l o s s at Saratoga convinced -f^Kci n C c and other European nations to n ll a with the Patriots. pv-Oin C</p></li><li><p>However, news of France's alliance cheered the troops. European volunteers arrived to ~hr~ZLi n the Continental Army to fight using European military tactics. A "FYen cJh nobleman, Marquis de L^r-ex^g-flC , became one of Washington's trusted </p><p>(\j.&amp;4J&gt; and was very ^pn^itXr with the troops. Friedrich v o n !\Hx\&gt;Cr^ from faerrrtWA cf m \)gg C i ^ 6 l S t o fight the British. His tactic was to gup j r) |(yy k^tnTO*attack when British were oOo //\ </p><p>t\f and lower on supplies </p><p>32. Patriot battles at Cowpens and Guilford Courthouse opened the way for Virginia ' / </p><p>Page 3 of 5 </p></li><li><p>33. British Retreat - Yorktown, VA - cWot&gt;tiflJl&gt;S set up camp in l / j p y f c f a u r , V A , to await orders from Gen. Clinton and supplies. This sets up the k&gt;a.*f/g^ of the Revolution </p><p>34. h&gt;*~ knew Comwallis was camped in Yorktown, where I t f^gy^ S&gt; troops were keeping him f ov^CftA. on the Yorktown peninsula. French Admiral Francois cJ. 6?vaJg^ headed to the Chesapeake Bay with the second FVyirf\S surrendered. </p><p>36. British armies remained in America and some fighting continued after Yorktown, but the Patriot \J i C^OH, at ^ I fpusr ' convinced many British subjects that the war was *~\r&gt;o OD-S4-CLJ to continue. </p><p>37. Negotiating a Treaty: Z T p U r - v A b</p><p> Perhaps the most important reason - The American \ft\Jd\uh Q'r (AJA-S people^ vy^OyCL.r^e*&gt;^'*~ / m i r^ocb Qr\d spirit of all the Patriots </p><p>42. Influence of the American Revolution </p><p>Page 4 of 5 </p></li><li><p> \&amp;~~ colonial possession to YC C?e-1 against its parent country t ,&amp;J, -to VC tfo)n.-h"6^^ in fvp. f)t IMg-M&gt; pblwJ[ , and </p><p> Haiti would become the 2 n d colony in the Americas to throw off European control. yY&amp;nci^ j5ki&gt;olu--Ho&gt;-s - "Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity" &amp; "Men are born and remain free </p><p>and equal in rights",are ideas taken from the Declaration of Independence The^^ecCourochgy^ Q+~ is quoted in V*' Ud \\jchb\r\S even today. </p><p>43. Life on the Homefront - Slavery, Women and Loyalists The issue of S&gt; I d O eJ*-^\s questioned, especially in light of the I ' dLf f l i ^ for which </p><p>people went to war. t(U\t LJQ&gt;OS&gt; fought as soldiers in the Revolutionary War - they hoped that they would soon see the day wherr-t^a*-^ would be "TiAgiLO^ . </p><p> L o v A -I UITN M b* the ^ l y O governor of Vireinia, announced that g&gt;lQArS&gt; who fought for the Qv* J^SV side would be </p><p>' -fryfgg^ . Very few actually were. ( YNCJAJ-CII A ^ * ^ ^ ! did not enlist African Americans until after 1778 </p><p> VA3Q WtgfV often toqk over the duties of men while the men were in the military. o Some, like /\[g c^&amp;X [ Ado~rv\ , began to question their place in society. </p><p>_ - accompanied husband, took his place when he died in battle o yyAwj U x J i O ^ ("Vo^S -a.k.a. " \\b \[u T t f e r W " -went w/husband, took water </p><p>to soldiers, took his place firing cannon when he was wounded o T^e-kow-W SOLTYS nSbr\ disguised self as a boy and enlisted </p><p> Since the colonists were fighting for the ideals of freedom and liberty, some began to question the </p><p> The LCM QJL I in the colonies faced -VT 0 '-^* 0^ - spying - arrested and tried as traitors, victims of mob violence or ignored by their neighbors. Many \f ~ to (jx^OidLgs^ to Spanish-owned Florida, or to the frontier. </p><p>Page 5 of 5 </p></li></ul>


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