The Battle of Long Island Quiz

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Name two generals in both armies.

General Washington and General Putnam - America
General Cornwallis and General Howe - British

Which army won the battle?

The British army

What was the American army's main battle tactic?

To shoot from hillsides

What was the British army's main battle tactic?

To come right at America with cannon and calavry

About how many men did the British have?

20,000 men

How many men did America loose?

2,000 men

What is another name for this battle?

The Battle of Brooklyn or The Battle of Brooklyn Heights

What is the terrain of Long Island mostly like?

Mostly flat with some trees and hills

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