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How Were The Patriots Able To Achieve Their


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How Were The Patriots Able To Achieve Their

  1. 1. How were the patriots able to achieve their independence? By: Kelsey Warren, Heidi McCague, Tranija Colley, And Matt Hempe.
  2. 2. Answer. <ul><li>The patriots able to achieve their independence by the Saratoga. The Saratoga was the turning point of the war, we beat the British in a real battle. Other countries started to help us, then at Valley Forge all the army's trained together and then at Yorktown we achieved our independence. With the help of the French they surrendered and we were free. </li></ul>
  3. 3. British Soldiers
  4. 4. Battle of Saratoga
  5. 5. Battle Of Saratoga <ul><li>The turning point of the war </li></ul><ul><li>The Patriots beat the British </li></ul><ul><li>The battles were fought eighteen days apart on the same ground, nine miles (14.5 km) south of Saratoga, New York. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Battle Of Yorktown
  7. 7. Battle Of Yorktown. <ul><li>The Patriots final victory. </li></ul><ul><li>The biggest battle of the revolution. </li></ul><ul><li>The British were surrounded by the Patriots. </li></ul><ul><li>Lord Cornwallis' finally surrendered  on October 19, 1781 and this ended the disastrous British southern campaign. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Battle Of Trenton
  9. 9. Battle Of Trenton <ul><li>The Battle of Trenton took place on December 26, 1776, during the American Revolutionary War after General George Washington’s crossing the Delaware River north of Trenton, New Jersey. </li></ul><ul><li>Washington attacked the Hessian on Christmas eve and won. </li></ul><ul><li>The Hessians were drunk and they didn’t expect to be attacked by the Patriots. </li></ul>