The War Moves West and South - PC\|MAC

The War Moves West and South - PC\|MAC

The War Moves West and South Chapter 6 Section 3 Native Americans sided with the British

British seemed less of a threat Americans pushed westward and threatened the Native American way of life George Rogers Clark American who set out to end the

British attacks on Western settlers Sails down the Ohio River in an attempt to end British attacks Clark and his troops are victorious at Vicennes Battle of Vincennes

This victory strengthen the American position in the West Naval Blockades The British used blockades to prevent supplies and reinforcements (troops) from

reaching the Continental Army Privateers Americans that privately owned merchant ships and equipped them with weapons They attacked British ships

They captured more British at sea than the American navy did. John Paul Jones Most famous Privateer Commander of the ship Bonhomme

Richard Said I have not yet begun to fight. in response to the British Captain of the Serapis when asked whether he wished to surrender. Serapis surrenders to John Paul Jones

British Strategy Hard-hitting offensive style of fighting Used in an attempt to finish the war and bring the colonies back into the empire

Fighting in the South General Henry Clinton sends 3,500 British troops to Savannah, Georgia The British occupy the city and overran most of the state

Battle of Charles Town Charleston, South Carolina 1780 Worse American defeat of the war General Clinton (B) attacks the port of Charles Town

General Charles Cornwallis Takes over Command of the British forces in the South The armies of General Horatio Gates (A) and Cornwallis (B) meet at Camden, South Carolina in 1781 British winbut could not control the

area he conquered Patriots Victories Kings Mountain, South Carolina September 1780 Patriots force British and Loyalist to retreat

Victory brought new support for independence Guerrilla Warfare

American style of fighting Hit and run technique of fighting It caught the British off guard Very successful style of fighting

The Swamp Fox Francis Marion Used guerilla warfare to win battles in the south http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=UT9ZmqbVYRk&feature=related

British retreat to Virginia Charles Cornwallis (B) retreats north back up to Virginia Sets up camp in Yorktown, on the Virginia coast Was waiting for supplies from the

British navy

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