American Revolutionary War


Compare the strength and weaknesses of the American and
British sides in the . Explain
why the Americans were successful in winning.
In comparing the British and the American strength and
weaknesses, the reason the American were successful in
winning the war was due to non-military factors and some
geographic reason as well as foreign support. The non-
military reasons included their ability to unite, use of
propaganda like the one in the book Common Sense and the
influence of people like Paul Revere and George Washington.
Another main factor that affected the outcome of the war
was geographical reasons. Americans were fighting on their
own land versus the British who had ...

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propaganda was another way to create unity for the American
cause. An example of this is the book Common Sense by
Thomas Paine. It helped encourage the issuance of the
Declaration of Independence and pointed out the economic
benefits if they continued fighting against the British.
Events such as the Boston Massacre were depicted by Paul
Revere in exaggerated way to Americans to increase their
wanting to fight for independence against the "bad"
British. The American won also because of strong
leaders like General Washington and how he made a surprise
attack on the British in 1776, Christmas when he was
crossing the Delaware and was in New Jersey. The British
were overconfident and George Washington took advantage by
surprise attacking. The victory led to a new hope. The
Americans realized that they could beat the British.
Another reason for the American success was because
of aid from foreign countries like France. France and the
Americans signed ...

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