The American Revolution Revisited Why the Americans Won!
<ul><li>After the British surrendered at Yorktown, Britain recognized the United States as an independent country. </li></...
I. The Treaty of Paris <ul><li>A. After the surrender at Yorktown, British are eager to end the war. </li></ul><ul><li>B. ...
 
II. Why the Americans Won #1 <ul><li>A. GEOGRAPHY! </li></ul><ul><li>B. Americans knew the land they were fighting on! </l...
 
III. Why the Americans Won #2 <ul><li>A. Foreign Help </li></ul><ul><li>B. French soldiers and Navy </li></ul><ul><li>C. F...
IV. American Spirit <ul><li>A. Americans believed in and supported the cause for Independence and Revolution </li></ul><ul...
 
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American Revolution Revisited

  1. 1. The American Revolution Revisited Why the Americans Won!
  2. 2. <ul><li>After the British surrendered at Yorktown, Britain recognized the United States as an independent country. </li></ul>Main Idea
  3. 3. I. The Treaty of Paris <ul><li>A. After the surrender at Yorktown, British are eager to end the war. </li></ul><ul><li>B. April 15, 1783 the Treaty of Paris is ratified. </li></ul><ul><li>C. United States recognized as an independent nation. </li></ul><ul><li>D. U.S.A. stretches from the Atlantic to the Mississippi. </li></ul>
  4. 5. II. Why the Americans Won #1 <ul><li>A. GEOGRAPHY! </li></ul><ul><li>B. Americans knew the land they were fighting on! </li></ul><ul><li>C. Britain fighting an enemy an ocean away. </li></ul>
  5. 7. III. Why the Americans Won #2 <ul><li>A. Foreign Help </li></ul><ul><li>B. French soldiers and Navy </li></ul><ul><li>C. French contribute great amounts of $$$ to the Continental Army. </li></ul><ul><li>D. Spanish forces attacked British along the Gulf of Mexico </li></ul>
  6. 8. IV. American Spirit <ul><li>A. Americans believed in and supported the cause for Independence and Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>B. Despite early setbacks Americans battled on. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Inexperienced troops learned to how to drill and fight by the wars end, </li></ul><ul><li>D. Newfound patriotism and the American Spirit helped the colonies become 13 United States. </li></ul>
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