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FC: American Revolution | http://www.pragmatism.org/american/signers.jpg | BY: Sasha Wessels

1: Table of Contents Sir Henry CLinton..........................P.2 Lord Charles Cornwallis....................P.3 Haym Salomon...............................P.4 Betsy Ross.................................P.5 MArquis de Lafayette.......................P.6 Battle of Bunker Hill......................P.7 Common Sense...............................P.8 Battle of Germantown.......................P.9 Battle of Kings Mountain..................P.10 Battle of Yorktown........................P.11 Works Cited...............................P.12 Rubric....................................P.13 1

2: SIr Henry Clinton (1730-1795) Clinton was famous for fighting in the French and Indian War. He was always paranoid and thought Cornwallis was after his job. This led to problems with doing his job. Also this problem led to him as failing as commander in chief. CLinton forgotten after the war and was never posted until then end of his life. 2 | http://image1.findagrave.com/photos/2009/97/6668831_123922010399.jpg

3: Lord Charles Cornwallis (1738-1805) Cornwallis was a British general that arrived in America in 1776. Cornwall was a well trained European general. Only in a period of one year he lead the Patriots in to battle and beat them. Cornwallis mainly he was an administrator and dealt with Loyalists. He also dealt with provisional civil government in Charleston or Camden. 3 | http://footguards.tripod.com/08HISTORY/cornwallis.jpg

4: Haym Salomon (1740-1785) Haym Salomon was a Jew from Poland who came to America between 1764 and 1775. After the war erupted Haym became a Patriot. Salomon was arrested as a spy by the British when the British took New York. After being captured the British found out that Salomon spoke many languages and they thought he could help their deal with foreign merchants. Also they made him convert messages to the Hessians who only spoke German. Instead Salomon made messages of his own. 4 | http://www.wmartists.com/moses/moses_57.jpg

5: Betsy Ross (1752-1836) Betsy Ross was known for sewing one of Americas first flags. Once when Washington, Robert Morris, and her husbands uncle came to their house she showed them how to make a five pointed star and sewed the flag. But then nobody new about that. This story was told by her grandson which made her famous. But many scholars say that Betsy Ross didn't sew the first flag. 5 | http://www.betsyrosspizza.com/images/BetsyRoss3.jpg

6: Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) Lafayette was a 19-year-old French soldier that joined Washington's Army. He was very respected by his soldiers because he shared their hardships. Lafayette also persuaded the French king to send 6,000 troops to America. He became a hero in America and in France. He also won many battles for the American Patriots. 6 | http://home.golden.net/~marg/bansite/friends/images/lafayette.jpg

7: Battle of Bunker Hill 1775 This battle was one of the beginning battles of the Revolutionary War. This battle was won by the British. When the battle began the Militia men fired first and drove the British back.The British regrouped and then attacked the militia again. This time they drove the militia off the hill and won the battle. In that battle the redcoats lost nearly 1,000 men and the Militia only lost about 400. 7 | http://faculty.smu.edu/sweisenb/Trumbull%20Battle%20of%20Bunker%27s%20Hill.jpg | http://www.appliedlanguage.com/flags_of_the_world/large_flag_of_united_kingdom.gif

8: Common Sense 1776 Common Sense was a Pamphlet about why America should become independent from Britain. It was written by Thomas Paine. The pamphlet also ridiculed the king ideas and called the king "the Royal Brute". He also said that all monarchies are corrupt. This Pamphlet convinced many people to call for independence. 8 | http://jellytoast.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/common-sense1.jpg

9: Battle of Germantown 1777 In the battle of Germantown the Americans attacked first. They first tried to surprise the British but one of the columns ran into a British Picquet who fired warning shots about the attack. The Colonel Musgrave fortified the substantial stone house of Chief justice Chew. The stone house was heavily barraged and when soldiers tried to get close they were fought of by the guards. The British soon won that battle. 9 | http://www.britishbattles.com/germantown.htm

10: Battle of Kings Mountain 1780 The battle of Kings Mountain was won by the Americans. The Americans attacked by surrounding a 1,000 Loyalists and redcoats and then slaughtering them. After the British surrendered many were hanged or shot. This was done because of the Loyalists raids in which they butchered Americans. This was one of the first British loses in the South. 10 | http://www.amfirstbooks.com/IntroPages/NonToolbarTopics/Trojan_Horse_Vaccination/Art/Battle_of_King%27s_Mountain.jpg

11: Battle of Yorktown 1781 When Cornwallis needed supplies he set up his base in New York. Washington used this towards his advantage. He called in the French navy fleet which blocked any ships to Cornwallis. when the the ships from New York came to resupply Cornwallis French navy didn't let them. The town was heavily bombarded and Cornwallis had no choice except to surrender. 11 | http://www.elcivics.com/images/yorktown-general-washington.jpg | http://www.ggrc-sar-il.org/betsyross.gif

12: Works Cited Anonymous. The Battle of Germantown 1777. Feb. 3, 2010. BritishBattles. Jan. 1, 2010 Baskin,Marg. Charles Brome, Earl (later 1st Marquess) Cornwallis (1738 - 1805). Feb 3, 2010. Bio Notes. July 18, 2009 Garcia,Jesus, et al. Creating America: A History of the United States-Beginnings through Reconstruction. Evanston,IL: McDougal Littel, 2005. Lewis,Jone. Betsy Ross. Feb. 3, 2010. About: Women's History. June 3, 2008. The American Revolution: Volumes 1-6. Video Series. Director Lisa Burgoujiou. Produced by Greystone communications, A&E Network, 1994.

13: Name: Sasha Wessels_______ Date: 2/3/10_______________ Class Period: 5________ American REvolution Chronology of Data (Ch. 7 Project) Rubric (100 points): Area Points Your Points Heading, Title, Pages #ed, Rubric 4 _________ Info in chronological order 4 _________ 2 American victories 12 _________ 2 Am. Rev. Persons 12 _________ 2 British VIctories 12 _________ 2 British Persons 12 _________ 2 other items 12 _________ Bibliography (MLA style) of 2 or more sources 6 _________ Mechanics, Legible (typed encouraged) 6 __________ Creativity, Originality 5 __________

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