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Ch 13 Social Studies

Ch. 13 Social Studies SCHOLZ

Who fought in the Continental army? volunteers, poor farmers, workers, merchants, some women, and many slaves
The British army differed from the Continental army in ways such as The British army-1)large and well trained 2)paid full-time soldiers 3)had experienced fighters 4)had money from Parliament to buy supplies
Challenges the British faced by fighting a war so far from home were hard to get supplies, orders, and soldiers to the war supply ships attacked by privateers and French warships; didn't know the land; no local support
The Treaty of Paris, 1783 Great Britain agreed to recognize the United States as an independent nation and gave the U.S. a huge amount of land
A revolution is overthrowing on government and replacing it with another.
Volunteers supported and joined the Continental army
A family farm was part of the home front.
Allies supplied soldiers & warships to help and support the Continental army.
Treaty of Paris resulted in Great Britain recognizing the United States; thousands of Loyalist fled; and the U.S. received huge amounts of land.
It was hard for the British to replace troops and supplies because their homeland was so far away.
The Battle of Saratoga was considered a turning point because the colonial victory persuaded France to give more help.
Surprise attacks describes a tactic of the Continental army.
Created by: swinsoa