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Bunker Hill or Breed Hill
Battle on hills over looking Boston; though the British won, the American's confidence grew
Author of Common Sense, a phamplet encouraging the colonists to break away from England
1,000's of hired soldiers who were from other countries but who fought for Great Britian
German mercenaries who fought against the Americans at Trenton, NJ after being attacked at daybreak
Battle at Saratoga
General Howe last turningpoint battle, convincing others to support the continental army
Worst time of the war for the Americans; Washington's men were camped during a terrible winter here without supplies, food and medicine
George Rodgers Clark
led 200 troops to suprise British and claim the land west of the Appalachins for America
a southern way of battle, developed by Francis Marion in the swampy backyards of SC (hit and run battle)
John Paul Jones
commander of the American ship, The Bonhomme Richard, who refused to lose to the larger British ship Seraphis
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