American Revolution by B7M6CB

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									American Revolution
     Who Had the Upper Hand?
Great Britain

 •Advantages
   • Large economy based on world empire
   • Well established government
      • Constitutional Monarchy
   • Professional Army
   • Large Royal Navy
American Colonies

 •Advantages
   •Fighting on “Home Turf”
   •Ready market of resources
Great Britain

 •Disadvantages
   •Long Lines of Communication
   •Fighting on “Foreign” Soil
American Colonies

 •Disadvantages
   •Weak government
     • Continental Congress
   •Economy designed to support Britain in
    mercantilist system
   •Disunity
     • Loyalists or Tories make up one third of
       population

								
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