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The Battle of Long Island Quiz

Long Island battle study flash cards
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