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Battle of Long Island

Battle of Long Island
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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