Women spied, raised funds and contributed active physical support to the Revolutionary war. Some would even disguise as men to take part in battles.
Foreign-Born Heroes of the War
Baron Von Steuben
Many Native Americans went to the side of the British because they feared that their land would be taken away if the colonists were not under the power of the Proclamation of 1763. However, no molter what side they were on, no Native Americans were positively impacted by the war
I sure love George Washington!
He'll be dead soon . . .
Many Africans joined the Americans side because they believed in the freedom and liberty that the Americans were fighting for. They helped immensely with the war effort and both sides knew that the country with more Africans on their side would win.
Foreign people played a huge part of the Revoltuion and are remembered for their efforts in various street names abad monuments in the U.S. and other countries. They helped donate money to the cause and give active military support.
Their were many methods used in spying and gathering intelligence. May of these methods were used in sending letters and messages. There were codes used and certain ways of disguising the words. This played a huge part in the Revolution.
There were many different weapons used in the revolution. Muskets and Bayonets were basic equipment. There were two main tactics. Linear and guerrilla. Linear was very organized and guerrilla was just a group of armed civilians.