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Chapter 11, Lesson 2: Fighting the War (pp. 268-274)

I. The Soldiers Who Fought the War

II. War Rages in the North

    A. Continental soldiers faced terrible hardships, such as those at Valley Forge.

    B. Americans adopt hit-and-run strategies learned from the Indians.

    C. After Americans win the battle of Saratoga, France joins with the colonists against the British.

III. The War Moves South
    A. The British move south and take control of Georgia and Charleston, South Carolina.

    B. The Americans trap the British at Yorktown.

    C. Cornwallis surrenders to George Washington.

    D. The Treaty of Paris gives the colonies independence and land.

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