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The Revolutionary War
Strengths and Weaknesses

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This page tells about the strengths and weaknesses of the British and the Americans.

Strengths:
 
Americans-They were defending their land that they knew well. Many colonists owned guns and knew how to shot. Also they had George Washington, a good leader.
 
British-Had highly trained troops, the most powerful navy in the world, and lots of funds.

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This is a British navy vessel.

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This is one of America's strengths, George Washington.

Weaknesses:
 
Americans-Had untrained forces, few cannons, little gunpowder, and no navy.
 
British-The armies were 3,000 miles from home. Supplies took months to reach the armies.

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These would have been precious to Washington.

If you look below you can see a map of how far Britian and America are.

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You can see how far apart Britain and America are.