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Battle of king's mountain2

  1. 1. Battle of King’s Mountain<br />By: Nick Mitchell<br />
  2. 2. Why it happened<br /><ul><li>British general Patrick Ferguson traveled to North Carolina to recruit loyalists
  3. 3. Needed troops to protect Cornwallis’ forces
  4. 4. Ferguson angered colonists by challenging them
  5. 5. Rebels needed a victory to raise morale</li></li></ul><li>Why it happened<br /><ul><li>British general Patrick Ferguson traveled to North Carolina to recruit loyalists
  6. 6. Needed troops to protect Cornwallis’ forces
  7. 7. Ferguson angered colonists by challenging them
  8. 8. Rebels needed a victory to raise morale</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Patriots made an advance
  9. 9. British retreated but Patriots caught up
  10. 10. At 3p.m. the battle began at King’s Mountain
  11. 11. Groups of 100 – 200 Patriots would surround Loyalists
  12. 12. Ferguson was shot 7 times and killed</li></ul>The Battle<br />
  13. 13. <ul><li>Patriots made an advance
  14. 14. British retreated but Patriots caught up
  15. 15. At 3p.m. the battle began at King’s Mountain
  16. 16. Groups of 100 – 200 Patriots would surround Loyalists
  17. 17. Ferguson was shot 7 times and killed
  18. 18. Battle lasted 65 min.</li></ul>The Battle<br />
  19. 19. <ul><li>Battle ended when Ferguson died
  20. 20. 244 Loyalists were killed, the rest were captured of left on the battle field to die
  21. 21. 29 Patriots were killed
  22. 22. Patriots left battlefield immediately
  23. 23. 9 Loyalists were hung </li></ul>After the Battle<br />
  24. 24. <ul><li>Battle ended when Ferguson died
  25. 25. 244 Loyalists were killed, the rest were captured of left on the battle field to die
  26. 26. 29 Patriots were killed
  27. 27. Patriots left battlefield immediately
  28. 28. 9 Loyalists were hung </li></ul>After the Battle<br />

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