THE WAR FOR
INDEPENDENCE BEGINS

THE PATRIOTS VS THE BRITISH
ADVANTAGES FOR THE
PATRIOTS
The colonists had a
greater knowledge of
the territory they
defended.
The biggest advantage
was communications
and strong ...
ADVANTAGES FOR THE
REDCOATS


The British were
well-equipped
soldiers and had a
large, powerful
navy. They also
had the h...
WHY ARE WE FIGHTING AGAINST
THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT?


AFTER NINE MONTHS
OF FIGHTING WITH
THE BRITISH
GOVERNMENT, THE
COLO...
DID EVERYONE WANT TO FIGHT
AGAINST THE BRITISH
GOVERNMENT?






NO, 1/3 WANTED TO
FIGHT
1/3 WANTED TO
STAY WITH BRITAI...
WHO WERE THE LOYALISTS?


LOYALISTS ARE
AMERICAN
COLONISTS, WHO
REMAINED LOYAL
AND WANTED TO
STAY WITH BRITIAN.
THE COLONIES DECLARE
INDEPENDENCE
WHO IS THE ORIGINAL T. PAINE??
THOMAS PAINE


HE WAS A CORSET
MAKER



TAXCOLLECTOR



TUTOR



FAILED AT EVERYTHING
EXCEPT
TROUBLEMAKING
THOMAS PAINE






WAS SPONSORED BY
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
TO COME TO AMERICA
WROTE THE
PAMPHLET CALLED
“COMMON SENSE”
PAINE...
COMMON SENSE




THE PAMPHLET
“COMMON SENSE”
SOLD 120,000 COPIES
IN THE FIRST THREE
MONTHS
COMMON SENSE WAS
VERY POPULAR...
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE


AFTER KING
GEORGE III SENT
MORE TROOPS TO
CRUSH THE
REBELLION, THE
PATRIOTS
DECLARED THEIR
...
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE




THOMAS JEFFERSON
WAS SELECTED TO
WRITE THE
DECLARATION OF
INDEPENDENCE
JEFFERSON
BORROWE...
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE


THE COLONIES
ADOPTED THE
DOCUMENTED ON
JULY 2, 1776,
CREATING THE
UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA
WHO SIGNED THE DECLARATION?






56 MEN SIGNED THE
DECLARATION OF
INDEPENDENCE
18 OR MORE OF THE
SIGNERS WERE SLAVE
OW...
THE DECLARATION DID NOT
INCLUDE EVERYONE


THE DOCUMENT DID NOT
INCLUDE EVERYONE
WHEN IT WAS CREATED:



WOMEN



BLACK...
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Ch.6 the war for independence begins

  1. 1. THE WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE BEGINS THE PATRIOTS VS THE BRITISH
  2. 2. ADVANTAGES FOR THE PATRIOTS
  3. 3. The colonists had a greater knowledge of the territory they defended. The biggest advantage was communications and strong leadership. They didn't have to wait weeks for orders to come across the Atlantic. Also another big advantage was the French,they were crucial to America,they also did most of the work. Americas other allies were the Spanish and the Dutch.
  4. 4. ADVANTAGES FOR THE REDCOATS  The British were well-equipped soldiers and had a large, powerful navy. They also had the help of mercenaries from Germany
  5. 5. WHY ARE WE FIGHTING AGAINST THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT?  AFTER NINE MONTHS OF FIGHTING WITH THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT, THE COLONISTS STILL DISAGREED ABOUT WHAT THEY WERE FIGHTING FOR (RECONCILIATION OR INDEPENDENCE)
  6. 6. DID EVERYONE WANT TO FIGHT AGAINST THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT?    NO, 1/3 WANTED TO FIGHT 1/3 WANTED TO STAY WITH BRITAIN 1/3 WERE NEUTRAL OR INDIFFERENT
  7. 7. WHO WERE THE LOYALISTS?  LOYALISTS ARE AMERICAN COLONISTS, WHO REMAINED LOYAL AND WANTED TO STAY WITH BRITIAN.
  8. 8. THE COLONIES DECLARE INDEPENDENCE
  9. 9. WHO IS THE ORIGINAL T. PAINE??
  10. 10. THOMAS PAINE  HE WAS A CORSET MAKER  TAXCOLLECTOR  TUTOR  FAILED AT EVERYTHING EXCEPT TROUBLEMAKING
  11. 11. THOMAS PAINE    WAS SPONSORED BY BENJAMIN FRANKLIN TO COME TO AMERICA WROTE THE PAMPHLET CALLED “COMMON SENSE” PAINE ATTACKED THE IDEA OF HAVING A KING TO GOVERN OVER THE PEOPLE
  12. 12. COMMON SENSE   THE PAMPHLET “COMMON SENSE” SOLD 120,000 COPIES IN THE FIRST THREE MONTHS COMMON SENSE WAS VERY POPULAR AMONG THE COLONISTS
  13. 13. DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE  AFTER KING GEORGE III SENT MORE TROOPS TO CRUSH THE REBELLION, THE PATRIOTS DECLARED THEIR INDEPENDENCE
  14. 14. DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE   THOMAS JEFFERSON WAS SELECTED TO WRITE THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE JEFFERSON BORROWED IDEAS FROM OTHER WRITERS TO CREATE THE DOCUMENT
  15. 15. DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE  THE COLONIES ADOPTED THE DOCUMENTED ON JULY 2, 1776, CREATING THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  16. 16. WHO SIGNED THE DECLARATION?    56 MEN SIGNED THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE 18 OR MORE OF THE SIGNERS WERE SLAVE OWNERS THEY WERE ALL WEALTHY WHITE MEN
  17. 17. THE DECLARATION DID NOT INCLUDE EVERYONE  THE DOCUMENT DID NOT INCLUDE EVERYONE WHEN IT WAS CREATED:  WOMEN  BLACKS  NATIVE AMERICANS  POOR WHITE MEN

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