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The Battle Of Saratoga.Ppt.

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The Battle Of Saratoga.Ppt.

  1. 1. The Battle Of Saratoga
  2. 2. Why <ul><li>THE BRITISH HAD JUST RECENTLY CAPTURED AMERICA’S CAPITAL, PHILADELPHIA . There was an advancing British army coming down south from Canada , TRYING TO TAKE NEW ENGLAND . The Colonists wanted to defend New England from the British. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who <ul><li>The Battle of Saratoga was fought between the American Colonist’s large Militia and, the British army. </li></ul>COLONISTS GENERAL , GATES BRITISH GENERAL, FRASER VS
  4. 4. When <ul><li>Started September 19 th, 1777. </li></ul><ul><li>Ended October 17 th , 1777 </li></ul><ul><li>Occurred in Bemis Heights in New York, across from the Hudson River. </li></ul>& Where
  5. 5. Primary Sources <ul><li>Interview between Woman in camp and the reporter. Woman in camp explains feelings and problems about the battle. </li></ul><ul><li>Letter from Washington to the British General. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What <ul><li>The British lost 600 men. </li></ul><ul><li>British General Fraser was shot, which ended the battle. </li></ul><ul><li>Seven days later General Burgoyne called his troops over and told them they were surrendering. </li></ul><ul><li>AMERICANS HAD WON! </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Working As Historians... </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Listened to everyone’s ideas and thoughts </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Used a lot of sources to get accurate information </li></ul><ul><li>Primary sources and interviews taught us the real side... </li></ul><ul><li>Use past knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Help others </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>SUCCEED! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Work Cited <ul><li>Information: </li></ul><ul><li>http://memory.loc.gov/learn/features/timeline/amrev/turning/saratoga.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.earlyamerica.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.thinkquest.org/library/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/battle_of_saratoga </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.saratoga.org/battle1777/am_int.html </li></ul><ul><li>America: Pathways to the Present </li></ul><ul><li>Images: </li></ul><ul><li>Google Images & Wikipedia Images </li></ul>

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