Ch 7 notebook material

Term
Definition
Picture
Importance
Battle of Yorktown
(pg. 96)
Last battle of the Revolutionary
War
Battle of Saratoga
(pg. 94)
France came in as an ally
(for support)
Mercenary
(pg. 89)
Helped the British fight against the
Americans
Treaty of Paris
(pg. 100)
Recognized as a free nation. Britain
gives up claims in North America
Valley Forge
(pg. 94)
Washington inspires troops to keep
on fighting
When you are finished:
1. Turn to page 98-99 in textbook.
2. In your notebook (next empty page) title “Geography Challenge”
3. Answer the questions in a complete sentence
Geography Challenge
• Pg. 98
– Four interesting details
• More American victories then British
• More battles on the coast
• Did not pass proclamation line
• No battles in N.C.
– Blue, white, red sections represent?
• 3 colonial regions (New England, Middle, South)
– Which region did key battles take place?
• Middle
– How does the map show why British were not able to defeat Americans?
Americans knew the land
Geography Challenge
•
Pg. 99
– Four interesting facts
• French assistance
• Americans had more troops then British
• French had warships
• British only had 8,000 troops
– Three countries involved
• Britain, France, Americans
– What did American and French forces do to defeat British
• Pushed British towards the coast
– How do you think Americans, British, French felt about outcome of Battle of
Yorktown?
• Americans and French-filled with joy, happy, celebrating
• British- sad, just lost, discouraged
The American Revolution
• How did the battle of New York Burgoyne's
Plan, Winter at Valley Forge, and the Battle of
Yorktown influence victory for the United
States in the American Revolutionary War?
What happened
Americans and British fought
against each other. British
lost 377 men while
Americans lost 1407
When
Aug 27, 1776
Where
Brooklyn, New York
Battle of New York
Who it happened to
Americans and British
British General: Howe
American General: Washington
How
British was more experienced
then the Americans. Washington
decided not to lose men and
retreated
Why
Britain wanted to capture NY and
then move to Massachusettsheart of the colonies
What happened
Americans and British fought
against each other. British
lost American Won
When
Oct 17, 1777
Where
Hudson River Valley, New
York
Burgoynes Plan
Who it happened to
Americans/French and British
British General: Burgoynes
American General: Washington
How
British lost because they were
too slow. The Americans were
already waiting for them
Why
Britain wanted to cut off
American control of the
waterway. Prevent Americans
from getting supplies
What happened
Washington soldiers on their
way to PA to build a camp for
winter
When
Dec 19, 1777
Where
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Winter at Valley
Forge
Who it happened to
Americans
Why
How
Americans hungry because
farmers decided to sell to British
and the army did not have
enough supplies to give to the
soldiers
Congress declared a day of
rest. Americans were cold,
hungry, and discouraged
What happened
Americans and British fought
British surrendered and
Americans officially won the
Revolutionary War.
When
October 19, 1781
Where
Yorktown, Virginia
Battle of Yorktown
Who it happened to
Americans and British
Why
How
Washington set up a trap and
French presence took British by
surprise
French assistance was
important and they were
able to surprise the British
and win the battle and war