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Phase II : NY & PA [1777-1778]

Phase II : NY & PA [1777-1778]. New York and New Jersey. New York City in Flames (1776). Washington Crossing the Delaware. Painted by Emanuel Leutze, 1851. Phase II : NY & PA [1777-1778]. Saratoga: “Turning Point” of the War?. A modern-day re-enactment. New York and New Jersey.

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Phase II : NY & PA [1777-1778]

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  1. Phase II: NY & PA[1777-1778]

  2. New York and New Jersey

  3. New York City in Flames(1776)

  4. Washington Crossing the Delaware Painted by Emanuel Leutze, 1851

  5. Phase II: NY & PA[1777-1778]

  6. Saratoga: “Turning Point” of the War? A modern-day re-enactment

  7. New York and New Jersey

  8. Valley Forge 1777-1778

  9. Valley Forge 1777-1778

  10. Von Steuben

  11. New York and New Jersey

  12. Britain’s “Southern Strategy” • Britain thought that there were more Loyalists in the South. • Southern resources were more valuable/worth preserving. • The British win a number of small victories, but cannot pacify the countryside [similar to U. S. failures in Vietnam!] • Good US General:Nathanial Greene

  13. Phase III:The Southern Strategy [1780-1781]

  14. Southern battles

  15. The Battle of Yorktown (1781) Count de Rochambeau AdmiralDe Grasse

  16. Cornwallis’ Surrender at Yorktown: “The World Turned Upside Down!” Painted by John Trumbull, 1797

  17. North America After theTreaty of Paris, 1783

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