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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Fort Ticonderoga and The Battle of Bunker Hill Built in 1755 by the French and was captured by the Americans in 1775. The Americans held the fort until 1777 when it was recaptured by the British. Fort Ticonderoga Battle of Bunker Hill When Where The fort was located on LakeChamplain in northeastern New York, and forms part of the border between New York and Vermont. Why? The Battle of Bunker Hill happned because the rebels wanted control of Boston and the sea ports. The Battle of Bunker Hill is believed by many that it was batttled on Bunker Hill, while the battle was actually on Breeds Hill. The Battle of Bunker Hill happened on June 17, 1775 and ended on the same day. It was built to protect settlers from Indian attacks, and it was captured by the Americans because it controlled an invasion route to Canada, or as an British invasion route to New England. Who wasImpacted? The British had a large amount of casualties after the attack, they had about 200 dead and about 800 injured. The soldierswho fought in the battle for the fort were impacted because control of the fort switched sides . Intitial Motive The Americans captured the fort because it controlled part of a British invasion route into America and the Americans had to capture it to control this route. Analyze the Geography The Americans had a taller hill at 110 feet, and had water in three different directions from their hill. Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold Working Together American Perspective British Perspective The British had a steep hill they had to climb to get to the rebels. The Rebels were also closer to the British bases on breeds hill making it easier for the British to get to them. The two men both wanted to lead the troops alone, but while Arnold had the commission papers, Allen had the men. They then decided to march together Scene Description Winner! In the end the British won the battle but they lost almost 1000 men. They rebels had a major confidence boost though for taking out so many red coats. double click to changethis text! Drag a cornerto scale proportionally.
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