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7th Grade-Ch. 6 Sec. 3
 

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    7th Grade-Ch. 6 Sec. 3 7th Grade-Ch. 6 Sec. 3 Presentation Transcript

    • Ch. 6 Sec. 3The War Moves West and South
    • Settlement Raids• Joseph Brant- Mohawk chief led brutal attacks in southwestern NY & Penn• Henry Hamilton- British commander - “hair buyer”
    • Victory at Vincennes• led by George Rogers Clark – Lt. Col. in VA militia captured town of Vincennes in Indiana from British• strengthened American position in the West
    • Glory at Sea• British blockade- kept American ships from entering & leaving American harbors• prevented supplies & reinforcements from reaching Continental Army
    • privateers• privately owned merchant ships equipped with weapons• captured British vessels
    • John Paul Jones• private commander of old French ship- Bonhomme Richard• raided British ports• British warship Serapis surrendered Bonhomme Richard
    • British Victories1. Savannah, GA2. Charleston, SC- worst American defeat of war3. Camden, SC- Gen. Cornwallis vs. Gen Gates http://www.glencoe.com/video_library/inde
    • Guerrilla Warfare• bands of soldiers would appear suddenly strike their blows disappear • “Swamp Fox” =• hit & run technique Francis Marion
    • Patriot Victories1. Kings Mountain, NC2. March 1781- Cowpens, SC – led by Nathanael Greene
    • British Retreat • April 1781- Cornwallis retreated north to VAhttp://quizlet.com/16909233/ch-6-sec-3-the-war-moves-west-and-south-flash-cards/