Ch.4 Sect.3 and Ch.4/Sect.4 (War at Sea (The Colonist's navy started…
h.4 Sect.3 and Ch.4/Sect.4
War at Sea
The Colonist's navy started out as 8 merchant ships
The small American Navy hit the British hard by taking their supplies
The American Navy was aided greatly by the French
John Paul Jones
The British considered him a pirate because he stole their supplies ships.
He was a Patriot Navel hero.
Jones captured the British warship
War in the West
The British and the Colonists were fighting for support from the Native Americans.
The Colonists tricked the commanded of Fort Sackville into thinking they were a much bigger army.
He created The Over Mountain Men.
Instead of Colonists against Britain, this part of the war was Loyalist against Patriot.
British Officer Banastre Tarleton killed any Patriots who tried to surrender.
Georgia was the last to join the Revelation and the first to be captured by the British.
Of the 4,000 troops that went in only about 700 troops escaped from their own attack.
General Nathan Greene went to the site to recognize the army and later made an account on the event saying "I have never witnessed such scenes."
The Patriots were lead by Horatio Gates.
Francis Marion got the nickname Swamp Fox because he used this tactic of fighting.
Francis Marion also organised Marion's Bridge which was a group of people who used this tactic while stealing British supplies.
The Patroits in the south turned to quick hit-and-runs