The Battle of Saratoga- Howe captures Philadelphia BUT, Burgoyne Captured by Arnold and Gates France recognizes The United States of America
The entire Revolutionary Campaign Red= American Forces Blue = British Green=French
Washingtons March to Yorktown Cornwallis peninsula mistake
Cornwallis trapped at Yorktown French forces lead by Rochambeau and Lafayette on land trapped the British. French Admiral De Grasse first defeated the British naval forces then, blockaded the British, awaiting Washingtons arrival. Note the German commander – Von Steuben
Short Answer Essay: 1. What advantages did BOTH the Americans and the British have in the American Revolution? And, in the end, why do you believe the Americans won? 2. Why did the British believe that they had the right to tax and to legislate over the American Colonists? Consequently, why did the American Colonists believe they had the right to challenge and eventually refuse both the taxes and legislation from Britain?