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Battle of Long Island

What type of land form did the Americans have?

High Grounds (Hills)

A waterway the British used to enter Staten Island.

Hudson River

Long Island's terrain is mainly

Flat

About how many American troops were there?

20,000

Who commanded the American troops?

George Washington

About how many Americans were wounded, captured or killed?

1,400

Who led the British troops to victory?

William Howe

What is the approximate number of British troops?

35,000

New York was desired because of its

Strategic Location

Where did the Americans go after being defeated?

New Jersey

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