Strengths and Weaknesses

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Strengths and Weaknesses

  1. 1. Strengths Weaknesses & A comparison of the British and American armies during the American Revolution.
  2. 2. In your Interactive Notebook, copy the T-Charts on the following slide. Your task is to view the PowerPoint slides and determine if the following strengths and weaknesses were American or British.
  3. 3. Strengths Weaknesses British 1. 2. 3. 4. American 1. 2. 3. 4. British 1. 2. 3. 4. American 1. 2. 3. 4.
  4. 4. Strength: professional soldiers British? American?
  5. 5. Strength: mercenaries- hired soldiers British? American?
  6. 6. Strength: home field advantage British? American?
  7. 7. Strength: French and Spanish support British? American?
  8. 8. Strength: great leadership British? American?
  9. 9. Strength: more men and supplies British? American?
  10. 10. Strength: patriotism, spirit British? American?
  11. 11. Strength: powerful navy British? American?
  12. 12. Weakness: poor leadership British? American?
  13. 13. Weakness: fewer soldiers British? American?
  14. 14. Weakness: fighting on enemy territory British? American?
  15. 15. Weakness: long supply lines British? American?
  16. 16. Weakness: food and supply shortages British? American?
  17. 17. Weakness: untrained army British? American?
  18. 18. Weakness: small navy British? American?
  19. 19. Weakness: lacked public support British? American?
  20. 20. Let’s see how you did matching strengths and weaknesses. Correct your T-Chart so that it is accurate. You may wish to make two new T-Charts.
  21. 21. British Strengths <ul><li>most powerful navy </li></ul><ul><li>more men & supplies </li></ul><ul><li>professional soldiers </li></ul><ul><li>mercenaries -hired </li></ul><ul><li>soldiers </li></ul>
  22. 22. British Weaknesses <ul><li>lacked public support </li></ul><ul><li>long supply lines </li></ul><ul><li>poor leadership </li></ul><ul><li>fighting on enemy </li></ul><ul><li>territory </li></ul>
  23. 23. American Strengths <ul><li>patriotism/ spirit </li></ul><ul><li>great leadership </li></ul><ul><li>home field advantage </li></ul><ul><li>French & Spanish </li></ul><ul><li>support </li></ul>
  24. 24. American Weaknesses <ul><li>small navy </li></ul><ul><li>untrained army </li></ul><ul><li>fewer men </li></ul><ul><li>food & supply </li></ul><ul><li>shortages </li></ul>
  25. 25. Let The Revolution Begin!

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