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The Patriots often used Guerrilla warfare. They hid in trees and shot while not being seen.
The British walked right up to the enemy out in the open like most other armies at the time. They would walk in lines and fire then walk to the back of the lines and reload.
Battle of Saratoga
The American Soldiers and the people at home. felt the need to win. It mattered to them more than the British who just felt like they only fought cause they were told to. The Americans wanted freedom which is a advantage.
The British Seemed Like They Were gonna Win.
Benedict Arnold was a hero for the Americans, but he was upset because of the lack of recognition along with other things and switched sides.
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General George Washington sent that Benedict Arnold guy to support. Daniel Morgan and his team of riflemen. They eventually forced them to surrender.
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The British had an empire, the best navy in the world, and trained soldiers. The Americans had motivation.