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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Where?Princeton, New Jersey (USA) Guerrilla Warfare:It's a type of warfare foughtby the British. You move fast withsmall scale actions. When? December 29th, 1778 Where? Savannah, Georgia Why?Britain captured Savannahand Charleston because they wanted to regaincontrol of Savannah. They wanted their territory back. Who was impacted?The British were impacted. Based on what you know, why woulda large presence of Loyalists drawBritish attention?A lot of Loyalists would would draw attention because they showed themajor flaws in Britain's strategy. Why?The British thought that they could end the war by defeating the Americans at this battle. When?January 3rd, 1777 Did Savannah and Charleston havemore Loyalists or Patriots?They had more Loyalists. How did the British go about capturing these two cities? They tried regaining control by making themselves seem appealing. For what reason did the British capture these two cities, and what did they think would happen to the Continental Army after doing so? They wanted their land back, and they thought that the Continental Army would stop, but they didn't. Orderly Retreat:Beneficial to Washington's men because they were people that weren't experienced in war and so they wouldn't all get killed immediately. Harmful because they wouldn't win the battle and get closer to the end of the war by doing that. Major Leaders in Battle:General George WashingtonGeneral John SullivanGeneral Lord Cornwallis Summary of event:The Siege of Savannah, or the Second Battle of Savannah, was a part of the American Revolutionary war in 1779. The year before, thecity of Savannah, Georgia, had been captured by a British expeditionarycorps under Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Campbell.Outcome of event:The Patriots lost the war and didn't get Savannah.A lot of the me died, but after the war was over Lincoln's troops withdrew back to Charleston and Governor Wright had a day of Thanksgiving for their victory.Do you agree with the outcome of the event? Why? Yes I do agree with this outcome because they didnt lose again like they did before. What are other possible outcomes for your event? (Blooms 4): Another possible outcome that could have happened is that the Patriots could have won and got Savannah, but they ended up losing. How is your event related to another event? My event is related to the capture of Quebec because they both include one place taking over another.What changes to your event do you recommend? (Blooms 5): They should respect each other and their property even if the land used to be theirs. What evidence justifies the British actions for your event? (Blooms 5): The British actions were terrible. They kept fighting with the others and it was all over a piece of land, or Savannah. Britain Captures Savannah and Charleston Battle of Princeton "The Battle of Princeton 1777." The Battle of Princeton 1777. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan. 2015. <http://www.britishbattles.com/battle-princeton.htm>.Battle of Princeton." Battle of Princeton. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan. 2015. <http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1290.html>."Guerrilla Warfare | Military Tactics." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 15 Jan. 2015. <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/248353/guerrilla-warfare>. http://www.kidport.com/reflib/usahistory/americanrevolution/Images/BattlePrinceton.jpghttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7c/Siege_of_Savannah_-_A.I._Keller.jpg "British Capture Savannah, Georgia." History.com. A&E Television Networks, 2014. Web. 15 Jan. 2015. "Siege of Savannah During the American Revolutionary War." History Net Where History Comes Alive World US History Online Siege of Savannah During the American Revolutionary War Comments. Military History, 12 June 2006. Web. 15 Jan. 2015.
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