Advantages and Disadvantages of Colonists and BritishPaper Rating: Word Count: 650 Approx Pages: 3
At the beginning of the American Revolutionary War, Great Britain and its colonists were known as one entity. However, in the years before the war, the differences between both sides gradually evolved to create two separate parties “ Great Britain and the rebellious Americans. As each side committed wrongs against the other, they eventually became separated and war was inevitable. Based on their distinct advantages, the British and the colonists created two separate military strategies that relied on their individual political, social, and economical differences.
After its recent victories against the French and Indians, Britain did not react well to the recent colonial uprisings and boycotts. Deciding to end these frivolous acts of rebellion, the mother country prepared for war. At the time, Britain had an army of over 50,000 men and had the money to hire 30,000 German Hessians. In the colonies, they recruited thousands of Loyalists and Indians as we