Ch.4/sect.3 and Ch.4/sect.4 (War at sea ( (After the when at Nassau for…
Ch.4/sect.3 and Ch.4/sect.4
War at sea
In 1755 the Continental Congress made plans to build four American war ships.
After the when at Nassau for the patriots,they kept on going stealing supplies from the British.
Patriots went after the British in Nassau in the Bahamas.
John Paul Jones
He was born in Scotland.
He was a naval hero.
He was the captain of the Bonhomme Richard.
War in the west
In February 1779 Clark launched a surprise attack on Fort Sackville.
George Rogers Clark volunteered to lead the western campaign.
The land west of the Appalachian mountains was land controlled by native American nations which both the British and the patriots were trying to get on there cause.
The southern was particulary brutal.
Banastre Tarleton sowed fear through the south by refusing to take prisoners and killing soldiers who tried to surrender.
The British destroyed crops,farm animals,and other property as the British marched through the south.
In august 1780.
General Nathanael Greene arrived to recognize the army.
The patriots tried to drive the British out of amden South Carolina
Marion was known as the swap fox.
The patriots switched to swift hit and run attacks known as guerrilla warfare.
Francis Marion organized Marions Bridage.