Chapter 8
<ul><li>Battle of Fort Ticonderoga </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>May 10, 1775 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Controlled b...
<ul><li>II.  The Battle of Bunker Hill </li></ul><ul><li>1st major battle of American Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>b.  Mas...
III. Common Sense &quot;These are the times that try men's souls.&quot;  a.  Written by Thomas Paine in  1776 b.  Inspired...
 
<ul><li>Congress declares Independence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Declaration of Independence- written by Thomas Jefferson </li...
<ul><li>Battle of Long Island </li></ul><ul><ul><li>July 1776 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>British General Howe wanted  </li...
<ul><li>First submarine attack </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New York Harbor  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>September 1776 </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Battle of Trenton  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>December 26, 1776 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Washington crossed t...
<ul><li>VIII.  America has a flag </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a.  June 1777 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>b.  Sewed by Betsy Ross t...
 
<ul><li>IX.  Battle of Saratoga </li></ul><ul><ul><li>October 1777 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>British General Burgoyne was...
 
<ul><li>X.  Battle of Yorktown </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a.  1778 Virginia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French and Americans joi...
<ul><ul><li>XI.  Treaty of Paris </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>September 3, 1783 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ben ...
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American Revolutiionary War

  1. 1. Chapter 8
  2. 2. <ul><li>Battle of Fort Ticonderoga </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>May 10, 1775 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Controlled by 22 British soldiers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Green Mountain Boys led by Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold walked into the fort and took over </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Took over ammunition and gun powder </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Huge boost in belief that patriots could win </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>II. The Battle of Bunker Hill </li></ul><ul><li>1st major battle of American Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>b. Massachusetts, June 1775 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>c. British General William Howe defeated American troops. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>d. General Howe declared anyone helping the patriots would be considered a traitor! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e. American troops lost the battle due to lack of ammunition </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. III. Common Sense &quot;These are the times that try men's souls.&quot; a. Written by Thomas Paine in 1776 b. Inspired colonists to stick with their fight for independence from British rule
  5. 6. <ul><li>Congress declares Independence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Declaration of Independence- written by Thomas Jefferson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>July 4 th , 1776 Congress approved Declaration of Independence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sent to King George III </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Battle of Long Island </li></ul><ul><ul><li>July 1776 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>British General Howe wanted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to use New York as a military base </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>c. General Washington also wanted to control New York </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>d. British had more soldiers so Washington had to retreat from Long Island to fight another day </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>First submarine attack </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New York Harbor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>September 1776 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>b. The “Turtle” was invented by David Bushnell </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>c. Targeted British HMS Eagle flagship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>d. Was supposed to place gunpowder on British ship but failed </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Battle of Trenton </li></ul><ul><ul><li>December 26, 1776 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Washington crossed the Delaware River in a surprise attack on a British fort at Trenton, New Jersey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hessian soldiers (German soldiers hired by England) surrendered the fort </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>VIII. America has a flag </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a. June 1777 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>b. Sewed by Betsy Ross to boost the moral of Washington’s soldiers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>c. Washington felt that if the soldiers could “see” what their freedom would look like they would continue to fight </li></ul></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>IX. Battle of Saratoga </li></ul><ul><ul><li>October 1777 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>British General Burgoyne was forced to surrender at Saratoga </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Turning point” in war as a result of Burgoyne’s defeat, France decided to support American soldiers with money, supplies and ammunition to win the war </li></ul></ul>
  11. 14. <ul><li>X. Battle of Yorktown </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a. 1778 Virginia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French and Americans join together to defeat British General Cornwallis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>British realize defeat and retreat </li></ul></ul>
  12. 15. <ul><ul><li>XI. Treaty of Paris </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>September 3, 1783 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ben Franklin, and John Adams went to sign agreement with King George III to end the American Revolutionary War </li></ul></ul></ul>
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