HUSH Notes 10/27/11
Main Reasons America won the Revolutionary War:
· Home field advantage
· Guerilla tactics
· Von Steuban
· Innovative medicine
· Frontier War
· Declaration of Independence /Freedom
How Americans were able to win the Revolutionary War
Strategy 1: Innovative fighting methods
Tactics used: guerrilla warfare, frontier war, new weapons, spy network
Possible use of “unorthodox” as a strategy instead?
Strategy 2: Motivate soldiers/give them a reason to fight
Tactics: Declaration of Independence, disciplined training, confidence, opportunity to rise is rank/status, freedom itself
Strategy 2: Two front war (?) Does this work as a strategy? Yes. Can we add more tactics?
Tactic: French Alliance,
Which strategy used was the most crucial for victory?
Do you see where I am going with this in terms of preparing to write a persuasive essay with complex thesis???