Battle of King's Mountain. Battle of Cowpens. Battle at Guilford Court House.
Key words include:
- Nathanael Greene
- Patrick Ferguson
- Daniel Morgan
- Battle of Kings Mountain
- Battle of Cowpens
-Battle of Guilford Court House
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- The Battle of King’s Mountain and its importance and outcome, also the death of Patrick Ferguson.
- British General Clinton and the capture of Savannah and Charleston forcing American armies into retreat.
- The destructive and brutal attacks by British troops and loyalists militia throughout the southern countryside.
- The importance of Nathanael Greene appointed commander in the south.
- General Daniel Morgan’s clever strategy at the Battle of Cowpens, the importance of the battle and the outcome.
- Cornwallis and Greene at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, the importance and outcome.
- General Francis Marion “the Swamp Fox” who he is and the importance of his “guerrilla warfare” on the British.
Overarching Question (Thinking Focus Question):
How did the Americans begin to win battles in the South?
**CAN BE ALTERED!** This is lesson 8 of the American Revolution Unit. It comes with an engaging and visually appealing 28-slide PowerPoint presentation with easy to understand content illustrated with charts and pictures. This PowerPoint lesson is accompanied by a three-page graphic organizer - answer key included!
Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Olive Branch Petition
Lesson 2: Battle of Bunker Hill
Lesson 3: Declaration of Independence Part 1
Lesson 4: Declaration of Independence Part 2
Lesson 5: Battle of Long Island, Trenton and Princeton
Lesson 6: Battle of Saratoga
Lesson 7: John Paul Jones Battles of Vincennes Moore's Creek
Lesson 8: Battle of Kings Mtn, Cowpens, Guilford Court House
Lesson 9: Benedict Arnold and The Siege of Yorktown
Lesson 10: Treaty of Paris
UNIT: American Revolutionary War
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