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What was the Loyalist point of view about the American colonists?They thought that the colonists should remain loyal to Britain.
What advantages did the British have over the Americans?Many soldiers/troops, supplies, weapons, advanced navy.
What was the nickname for the British soldiers?Redcoats or Lobsterbacks
What disadvantages did the British have?Fighting from overseas; poor leadership.
Who was the general of the British soldiers?Lord Charles Cornwallis
What was the British military strategy?Pitched open fields; blockade to cut off New England colonies.
Which foreign groups gave aid to Britain?Germans (Hessians)
What color were American uniforms?Many; Grey/blue
What was the Patriot point of view about the American colonists?They should break away from Britain to be free and independent.
Who was the General of the American army?George Washington
What was the nickname for the American army?Minutemen/Continental Army
What advantages did the Americans have over the British?Knowledge of the land; home field advantage; good generals.
What were the disadvantages for the Americans?Not a lot of supplies/men; little training.
What was the American military strategy?Guerilla warfare (sneak attacks/ambushes)
Which foreign groups gave aid to the Americans?The French and the Spanish.



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